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This is an update from ScreenSafe’s website on the wearing of masks: UPDATE as of 12th August 2020 – IMPORTANT ADDENDUM FROM WORKSAFE: WorkSafe have confirmed that our ScreenSafe alert level procedure should remain the same with the addition of using masks. Please ensure that you add the wearing of Masks for everyone, at every alert […]

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Wednesday 12 August: COVID-19 Update

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Dear Members, We are all in this together. As your Guild, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us if you need support. Please find information below on the changes to Alert Levels, what this means for productions, and useful links.…
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Call for Applications - DEGNZ TV Drama Director Attachments on Vegas

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DEGNZ invites applications from directors for two TV Drama Director Attachments with Greenstone TV on the TVNZ 2 drama series Vegas. Vegas will be produced by Greenstone TV Ltd in collaboration with 10,000 Company and Steambox Film Collective…

Assistant & Solo Editors Course

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The Assistant Editor is the heart and engine of Editorial. They coordinate with all other production departments and post houses, and set workflow systems in place that will keep the production running smoothly from the very beginning to the…
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Seismic Shifts Occurring

It’s hard not to talk about what’s going on in the global screen industry when COVID continues to upend screen life as we know it. Perhaps the biggest seismic shift that has occurred is Universal Studios and AMC, the U.S. and the world’s…
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State of Play

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While the world continues to reel from COVID-19, we sit in our smug little bubble wondering what the fuss is all about. So far, we’ve escaped relatively unscathed the medical turmoil associated with Corona, but are now facing up to the emotional,…
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The Elephant In the Room

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On Wednesday evening, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Carmel Sepuloni, together with the Minister for Economic Development, Phil Twyford, and Minister for Broadcasting, Kris Faafoi, announced the Screen Sector Recovery package.…
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NZIFF 2020: DEGNZ Member Round Up

After unveiling a brand new look and identity, Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival has announced the highly-anticipated programme for its online and in cinema programme. Congratulations to all of the Directors & Editors…
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Screenlink: Making the Hit Claymation Kiri and Lou

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Join us for insights on international hit children’s show Kiri and Lou, directed by LA-based Kiwi director Harry Sinclair, and produced by New Zealander Fiona Copland's Filmwork. A creative team who forged their relationship on iconic…