Our Core Services

We provide professional development opportunities, while your support of our work enables us to continue to advocate on behalf of you and other directors and editors in our industry.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Hone your craft and be inspired through our range of workshops, talks and training opportunities, led by experienced and award-winning local and international filmmakers. We have something for all experience levels with most opportunities free to members. Learn more

ADVOCACY & LOBBYING

DEGNZ is the representative body of directors and editors in NZ. Behind the scenes, we advocate and lobby to improve industry opportunities and conditions, and raise awareness of the work of screen directors and editors. Learn more

Other Membership Benefits

NETWORKING

Connect with other filmmakers at events, like Screenlink, which brings together DEGNZ members with other NZ screen guilds and associations for drinks and discussion.

ADVICE

We can help with career, contract and legal advice. Members have access to discounted rates with Tim Riley of Dominion Law – first 30-minutes free. Learn more

LATEST NEWS

Get the latest industry news, campaign updates, events and deadlines direct to your inbox. We welcome your news too, helping you publicise your successes, screenings and crowdfunding campaigns.

RESOURCES

Access a range of resources to assist you with applications, negotiation, or as sources of information for your reference. Learn more

ASDACS WAIVER

Receive royalties that may arise from your work here and overseas through the Australian Screen Directors Authorship Collecting Society. Joining ASDACS is free for DEGNZ Full members at www.asdacs.com.au

DISCOUNTS

Exclusive discounts to cinema tickets, festivals, Resene products and more. Learn more

MEMBER PROFILE

We feature your profile in our online members directory to help you get seen.

Join Now

Please fill in this form to apply for membership if:

  • you are new to DEGNZ, or
  • you are a returning member but your membership lapsed before 2017.*

We offer yearly and monthly payment options. All Paid Monthly plans renew automatically on an annual basis.

* Renewal:  If your membership lapsed after 2016, please renew by signing in to the Manage Your Account page.

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