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With the Big Screen Symposium about to kick off tomorrow, it’s yet another recent event at which to be thankful for, for our Government’s response to COVID. We can gather in big numbers will little concern for the spread of the virus, while in many other places around the world the statistics of COVID sickness […]

Table Reads round 3 open: 5 October. Close: 23 October. Table Read Sat 31 October.DEGNZ

Table Read Round 3 Opens

The 3rd round of the 2020 Table Reads opens today. Open to writer-director teams and solo writer/directors from around Aotearoa who are members of DEGNZ and the New Zealand Writers Guild. Enter the draw with your feature film script and you…

Film Talk: We Need to Talk About A.I.

An exciting Q&A screening is coming up on the DEGNZ calendar this October in Auckland. On Thursday 15 October, Director Leanne Pooley's We Need to Talk About A.I. will screen at 6pm at Rialto Cinemas Newmarket. We Need to Talk About…
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Much to Celebrate

We are in the midst of election turmoil both here and in the United States. Pork barrel politics are in full swing here with promises from all sides intended to sway voters. We are fortunate, though, that the Arts has already received…

Show Me Shorts 2020: Best Director & Best Editor Nominees

DEGNZ is again a proud sponsor of the Best Director and Best Editor awards at Show Me Shorts Film Festival this year (October 2 - 28). Our warmest congratulations to the 2020 nominees! We look forward to celebrating the award winners at the…
Director attachments on Vegas: Tim Worrall and Cian Elyse White

Directors Tim Worrall and Cian Elyse White Attach to Vegas

DEGNZ members Tim Worrall and Cian Elyse White have attached to new drama series Vegas with Greenstone TV under the Guild’s TV Drama Director Attachment Scheme. Both attachments will get to follow their director from prep onwards, until…

COVID-19 Membership Holiday Extension

At the Directors & Editors Guild of NZ, we have decided to extend our COVID-19 Membership Holiday scheme until 31 January 2021 to support NZ directors, editors and assistant editors who have lost work and are facing financial hardship due…

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