Let your creative juices flow

Thank you to our director and editor members who submitted a video for the first week of DEGNZ Play! Each one of them made us smile in under 60 seconds, which is gold in a time like now. Watch the ‘Bubble’ Collection We hope that these will encourage more people to make your own videos […]

Online Young Creators: Think Outside the Box

Catch-Up on Young Creators: Think Outside the Box

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We had an awesome time speaking to Jonathan, Milon and Gabe from commercial video production company Chillbox Creative in the latest in our Young Creators series. It was lovely to see that while we couldn't meet up in person, familiar faces…
Online Young Creators: Think Outside the Box

Young Creators: Think Outside the Box

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LIVE-STREAM 4PM on Facebook 7.5 years after leaving uni, the six-part team at Chillbox (a commercial video production company) has embarked on pre-production for 'Loop Track', their first self-funded feature film. COVID-19 has meant a postponement…
COVID-19 and Your Work Rights

COVID-19: Breaches of work rights will be logged with unions

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Source: CTU, 29 March 2020 -- The Council of Trade Unions has today launched an online tool for working Kiwis to identify employers who aren’t doing the right thing during the COVID-19 period. CTU President Richard Wagstaff is concerned…
Stay at home, make a video

Stay at Home, Make a Video - DEGNZ Play

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From Monday 30 March, the Directors & Editors Guild of NZ will introduce DEGNZ Play for our members. DEGNZ Play is an initiative to help provide an outlet for your creative juices and get something of yours into production now and out into…
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DEGNZ Offers Members and Non-Members Facing Hardship a Membership Holiday

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 26 March 2020 For those directors, editors and assisitant editors experiencing financial hardship during the COVID-19 crisis, the Directors and Editors Guild of New Zealand (DEGNZ) has instituted a COVID-19…
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Call for Applications: DEGNZ Emerging Women Filmmakers Incubator 2020

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We are excited to announce that the DEGNZ Women Filmmakers Incubator will be going online in 2020 during the COVID-19 crisis and will resume face-to-face workshops when safe to do so. The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ is now accepting…
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COVID-19 Wage Subsidy for Sole-traders and Contractors

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Anyone who works in events, entertainment, tourism, hospitality and any other industry who has seen their work dry up overnight, you are eligible for a 12 week COVID-19 wage subsidy, as of March 23. Applications are only open for the next…
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NZ Screen Industry Announces COVID-19 Pan-Sector Response

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MEDIA RELEASE MONDAY 23 MARCH 2020 For Immediate Release In response to the immediate impact of COVID-19 on the New Zealand screen industry, the sector has today announced the formation of the Screen Sector COVID-19 Action Group and a screen-specific…