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Welcome to 2015

22 January 2015 Kia ora! And welcome to 2015 with the Directors & Editors Guild of NZ. This year is shaping up to continue the extremely positive last six months of 2014 with a range of productions happening. We have the MTV series Shannara at Auckland Film Studios, Amblin TV’s Lumen pilot for TNT is […]

2014 With DEGNZ

19 December 2014 DEGNZ has had another fantastic year. Thanks to all of you for continuing to support us and the NZ film industry. Across 2014 we have rolled out our new brand and website, and seen the implementation of a fantastic new professional development programme. This from director and member Miles Murphy about 2014 […]

Members Address

15 Oct 2014 I have arrived at DEGNZ at a time of significant change for the screen industry. Digital’s impact on the broadcasting and film landscape is immense. There are new opportunities for content makers online. Exhibitors are coming under intense pressure from companies seeking to circumvent traditional distribution windows and trial online services. DVD […]


ATC Lends A Hand for Rehearsal Room

Auckland Theatre Company and Creative Director Colin McColl hosted DEGNZ and Actors Equity members for the latest Auckland Rehearsal Room 10 July. Craig Watson, Samir Patil, Michael Humphrey and Matt Holmes were the DEGNZ directors who had the benefit of Colin’s long experience directing in theatre and TV. Joined by experienced and new acting talent, […]


Rehearsal Room Lifts Spirits In Christchurch

DEGNZ travelled to Chrischurch to hold a Rehearsal Room for local directors and actors on 9 May at Rangiruru Girl’s School. Directors Louise Leitch, Richard Bell, Scott Flyger and Gillian Ashurst help make up a small, tightknit group of screen practitioners in the Garden City along with very active members of the local acting community […]