Entries by Tui


Ash vs Evil Dead Attachments Announced

We are pleased to announce the three director attachments to the Ash vs Evil Dead (AVED) production. They are: Regan Hall Louise Leitch Rene Naufahu Each of the three will spend approximately 23 days shadowing one of the main unit directors through pre-production, shoot and post production. Additionally, thanks to further NZFC and Starz Evil […]


DEGNZ Director Attachments On Ash vs Evil Dead

Through the agreement and financial support of the New Zealand Film Commission and Starz Evil Dead New Zealand, the Directors & Editors Guild of NZ is excited to offer DEGNZ members the opportunity to apply for three director attachments on the Ash vs. Evil Dead production. We assume TV directing experience and we further assume […]


Four emerging film directors have been selected to attend renowned Australian directing and acting coach Rob Marchand’s Character-based Improvisation Workshop to be held from 20 – 24 March 2015 by the Directors & Editors Guild of NZ. They are: Gillian Ashurst (Snakeskin) Max Currie (Everything We Loved) Alyx Duncan (The Red House) Lauren Jackson (I’m […]


DEGNZ Selects Tusi Tamasese for International Director Mentorship

The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ (DEGNZ) is pleased to announce the selection of filmmaker Tusi Tamasese as the recipient of the first DEGNZ International Director Mentorship. Tamasese will be matched with an international film director as a mentor to help guide his career. “The panel deliberated long and hard over all the candidates, […]

Industry Stalwart John Day Passes

The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ extends its condolences to the family and loved ones of director and cinematographer John Day, who passed away on 7 January 2015 while travelling in India. John was an industry stalwart who had a hand in some of New Zealand’s seminal films. He later enjoyed a highly successful […]