18 February 2015 Why are there so few female directors making dramatic feature films in New Zealand? It’s a vexing question with no easy answers. A couple of stats drawn from published NZFC data: Of the 28 dramatic features (discounting Hollywood and overseas independents) released with NZFC investment from 2010 to April 2014, four (14%) […]

5 February 2015 We are already into February and Waitangi Day is almost upon us. For those of you unfamiliar with Te Tiriti o Waitangi (The Treaty of Waitangi) or wanting to brush up on the detail, here’s a good primer on the NZ History website. Waitangi Day and issues around the Treaty are lightning […]

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 […]

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 […]