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Working on Connecting at the Wellington Rehearsal Room

On Saturday, four of our members took part in our most recent Rehearsal Room in Wellington facilitated by Miranda Harcourt. Directors Collin Hodson, Sinead Lau, Paula Jones and Jess Feast received invaluable practical advice from Miranda who was also great at helping the directors rapidly connect with their actors. A big thanks to everyone involved – Miranda Harcourt, […]

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Celebrating the Collaborative Spirit at BSS

It has officially been one week since the Big Screen Symposium 2015 and not nearly enough time to digest all of the weekend’s wonderful insights into how each of us can become better collaborators. This year’s programme was a strong one for directors, firstly with several talented directors in the speaker line-up: Jane Campion, Sebastian Silva, […]

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Call for Directors: The Casting Hothouse

DEGNZ invites our member directors to take part in Equity New Zealand’s Casting Hothouse in an observational capacity. The Casting Hothouse is an opportunity for actors to work with some of the world’s leading casting directors on audition, accent and acting techniques. The relationship between directors and casting directors is key for accessing and securing […]

What’s New?

Whassup?It’s interesting putting pen to paper to write this, close to a year to the day from when I started in my role as Executive Director at the Directors & Editors Guild of NZ.  I took over from Fiona Copland who quickly stepped into an interim position following the unfortunate passing of the highly regarded […]