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From Hungary to Sundance: An Evening with Sundance Artistic Director Gyula Gazdag

DEGNZ is excited to be hosting “From Hungary to Sundance: An Evening with Sudance Artistic Director Gyula Gazdag,” a discussion and Q&A facilitated by producer Fiona Copland.  Date: Thursday 10 March Time: 7pm for a 7.30pm start Venue: Upstairs at the The Grey Lynn RSC, 1 Francis Street, Grey Lynn Cost: Members free, non-members koha $5. Hungarian […]


Photos: The Rehearsal Room with Peter Feeney

Our Rehearsal Room with Peter Feeney on Saturday the 20th of February was a great success. Thanks to our member directors Roberto Nascimento, Jane Sherning Warren, Lucy Suess and Mandalina Stanisich, and to all the actors who took part. Our next Rehearsal Room is taking place in Christchurch on April 9 – register your interest here. Here […]


Photos from DEGNZ Selects with Nathan Price

On February 3rd DEGNZ hosted a DEGNZ Selects Q&A event with commercials director Nathan Price.  Nathan has been ranked as one of the top 10 directors in Asia/Australasia, has taken out Cannes Lions Emmy Awards, and has directed ads for some of the world’s biggest brands including Honda, Samsung and Cadbury, as well as Sky, Royal London, […]


Directing Masterclass with Sundance Artistic Director Gyula Gazdag

We invite you to register your interest for a Directing Masterclass with Hungarian film director and Sundance Artistic Director Gyula Gazdag.Gyula has a number of feature films to his credit including A Hungarian Fairytale (1987), which won the Special Jury Prize at the Locarno Film Festival, was named one of the year’s 10 Best Films by the Village […]

What Does Sundance 2016 Mean for Kiwi Filmmakers?

The news about New Zealand films at Sundance is good. Taika Waititi’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople (Premieres section) prompted a bidding war, which The Orchard ultimately won for a reputed US$2 million. David Farrier and Dylan Reeve’s Tickled (World Doc) went to Magnolia Pictures and HBO for an undisclosed sum. While Taika is a Sundance […]