Directors Toolkit with Peter Burger – Auckland

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Peter Burger

Call for Applications – This two-day workshop is aimed at providing directors with practical tools that they can bring to their productions, both in pre-production and on set. We’ll work on the shape of pre-production (when do I prep what?), how to really read a script, blocking a scene on set, working with actors, the […]

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Call for Applications: Drama Editor Attachment to Dan Kircher

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DEGNZ invites emerging drama editors to apply for a Drama Editor Attachment to editor Dan Kircher on feature film Millie Lies Low, directed by Michelle Savill, and produced by Desray Armstrong and Angela Littlejohn. The DEGNZ Drama Editor…

Directors Graduate the 2019 Emerging Women Filmmakers Incubator

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Congratulations to the five directors who have completed DEGNZ's third Emerging Women Filmmakers Incubator. Our newest Incubator alumni are Anna Duckworth, Marina Alofagia McCartney, Jessica Sanderson, Claire van Beek and Ursula Williams.…
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What's Up In 2020?

We’ve got the elections this year and that means everything is up in the air. Simon Bridges says he’ll likely reverse the TVNZ-RNZ merger if National gets back into power. The Film Industry Working Group’s recommendations around…
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Brendon Chan Attaches to Editor Peter Roberts on Juniper

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Brendon Chan has been selected as the attachment to editor Peter Roberts on feature film Juniper as part of the Directors & Editors Guild of NZ's ongoing Drama Editor Attachment Scheme. Brendon entered post production in 2010 as an assistant…

Film Talk: Births, Deaths and Marriages - March 4

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One family. One weekend. One hell of a home video. Births Deaths and Marriages is an independent Kiwi feature film written and directed by Bea Joblin and brought to you by the all female creative team of Robin Murphy, Ness Simons and Sophie…

Tom Eagles Earns Oscar and BAFTA Nominations for Film Editing

The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ congratulates New Zealand editor Tom Eagles for his Oscar and BAFTA nominations for best editing on Jojo Rabbit. Eagles is nominated in the same Oscar category as The Irishman, Joker, Parasite…

DEGNZ Drama Editor Attachment Call for Applications

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The DEGNZ Drama Editor Attachment Scheme is a new initiative giving emerging drama editors the opportunity to advance their craft through shadowing and mentoring from an experienced drama editor. Emerging drama editors are invited to apply…
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A Big Year

It has been a big year for DEGNZ and the Screen Industry. At the Guild we have unionised, and we have recently been accepted by the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (CTU) as an affiliate. We are now well poised to represent New Zealand…