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The standoff between the Australian Government and the global digital platforms has been a fascinating insight into the power the platforms, particularly Facebook, now hold. Australia’s News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code, just passed by the Australian Senate in the last 24 hours, allows the Australian Treasurer to designate global platforms who then […]

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With the vaccine within sight and just when we thought all we had to worry about was who was going to win the America’s Cup… here we go again. It’s only through the news, our friends and other sources do we comprehend the horror of what COVID has perpetrated on many parts of the world. […]

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Considering the significant impact of COVID on the entertainment industry, it’s hard not to be pleased with the incredible amount of activity going on in the New Zealand screen industry right now. New Zealand is being seen as a good, safe destination to shoot in, with a number of international productions happening and others wanting […]

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2020 has certainly been a trying year. We tried to run our professional development programme as we have done each year and the pandemic threw a spanner in the works. A shift to online worked for nearly every element of it. By moving online, we found we could reach into the regions in a way […]