Entries by Lucy

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Register Now – Christchurch Rehearsal Room with Peter Feeney

The Rehearsal Room with Peter Feeney – Christchurch When: Saturday 25 March 2017, 9.30am – 1.30pm Where: Merivale, Christchurch The Rehearsal Room brings together professionals – actors and directors – in a safe, supportive environment to practise working with each other on scenes under the guidance of an experienced moderator. “Directors need as much practise… spending […]

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Director’s Toolkit with Jason Stutter

Last weekend independent filmmaker Jason Stutter of Tongan Ninja, Predicament and Careful With That… entranced 10 budding drama directors with his practical approach to directing film. Jason is a proponent of the Steven Spielberg-style, and covered the master shot method he uses to get fast, efficient and effective wide shots that deliver coverage with little […]

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Summary: Opening the Channels of Communication

A group of about 40 wider industry people attended the ’’Opening the Creative Channels of Communication’’ panel discussion held at the Horse + Trap pub Mt Eden on the 19th of November. A collaborative event between the Directors and Editors Guild and NZCS, supported with financial assistance from The Film Commission, the widely experienced panel […]

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The Rehearsal Room Wraps for 2014

The Rehearsal Room is now officially finished for 2014! With the support of The New Zealand Film Commission and NZ Actors Equity, we were able to host nine Rehearsal Room sessions with a total of 33 directors and 70 actors participating throughout 2014! A huge thank you to our sponsors, fellow guild members and of […]

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2 Day Directing Workshop with Jason Stutter- APPLY NOW!

The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ invites applications for up to 10 DEGNZ members to attend a 2 day Directors Toolkit Workshop run by filmmaker Jason Stutter on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of November. Jason is one of our most innovative and prolific filmmakers, having made more than 20 short films and four […]