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Call for Applications: International Editing Mentorship with Dany Cooper

  Directors & Editors Guild of NZ (DEGNZ) invites applications from mid-career editors with significant drama experience to apply for an International Editor’s Mentorship with multiple award-winning Australian editor Dany Cooper. This is an opportunity for a New Zealand editor with proven talent to benefit from collegial advice and international support as they move to […]

Save the Date – NZ Screen Advertising Safety Compliance Info Evening

SAVE THE DATE – 9th February 2016 (6.30pm) New NZ Health & Safety legislation kicks into action in April 2016.  It means positive steps towards safer work practises for us all, and also poses some challenges. EVERYONE has non-transferable responsibilities to ensure safe work practises for themselves and those around them on all productions. There are significant penalties for non compliance […]

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Jamie Lawrence New Director Attachment on Dirty Laundry

JAMIE LAWRENCE GETS NOD AS DIRECTOR ATTACHMENT ON DIRTY LAUNDRY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 21 December 2015 The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ, NZ On Air and Filthy Productions are pleased to announce Jamie Lawrence as the director attachment on the Dirty Laundry TV series. Lawrence will follow established New Zealand director Peter Burger on […]


No Better Way to Spend the Weekend: Director’s Toolkit with Peter Burger

In the weekend, 18 DEGNZ member directors came together to hear from Peter Burger at the Director’s Toolkit Workshop held in Auckland. Peter worked with the directors and gave great advice, drawing on his knowledge and experience as a multi-award winning director of television, film and commercials. His credits include ‘Go Girls’, ‘Outrageous Fortune’ and telefeatures ‘Field Punishment No. 1’ and […]


Last Rehearsal Room for 2015 Ends on a High

Our last Rehearsal Room for the year held on Saturday 14 November in Auckland was a success. We were fortunate to have writer/director and experienced actress Jackie Van Beek facilitate on the day. DEGNZ directors Mina Matheison, Claire Chitham, Jamie Lawrence and Sean Carley got the opportunity to workshop a scene from their scripts with actors […]