NZFC +

The New Zealand Film Commission has just announced its Te Rautaki Māori strategy and that’s a great achievement, even though it comes 15 years after New Zealand On Air’s—better late than never. It’s no secret that Māori films are New Zealand’s most successful both domestically and internationally. Pākēha producers certainly cottoned onto this a long […]

The Big Picture

There’s a lot of big picture stuff going on at the moment, so I thought I would take the time to discuss it a little further. DEGNZ together with other guilds, screen industry bodies and representatives, the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions and Business New Zealand have been meeting regularly to formulate recommendations to […]

Editing for Success

The professional development programme for this year is well underway at DEGNZ. I wanted to let all the editors in the Guild know about the opportunities available so that you stay on the lookout for them as they arise. Editing Workshop Firstly, we have our Editing Workshop. This is something we have run over the […]

RNZ Minus?

When Broadcasting, Communications & Digital Media Minister Clare Curran announced her plan to ramp up Radio New Zealand to RNZ+ with additional funding of up to $38 million, there were a lot of smiles out there including on my dial. I love Radio NZ and spend all of my driving time—and that’s a lot of […]