James & Isey We’re excited to be hosting a screening of James and Isey, in association with Rialto Cinemas, before its nation wide release on May 6. The documentary is a Northland celebration of life & aroha like no other, inviting audiences into the lives of ninety-nine year old Isey and son James, during the week […]

The Ground We Won – Film Talk

We're very excited to be screening The Ground We Won, a documentary feature by DEGNZ member Christopher Pryor, at our next Film Talk with Rialto Cinemas. Following the film, there will be a Q&A and discussion with Chris, moderated by…

Call for applications: Feature Documentary Editing Workshop with Annie Collins

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The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ invites applications for a feature film documentary editing workshop with celebrated editor Annie Collins. Annie is one of New Zealand’s most highly regarded editors in both documentary and drama. Her…

Networking Drinks with Actors’ Equity

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We welcome DEGNZ and Actors' Equity members along to networking drinks this Wednesday 22 April at the Longroom, 114 Ponsonby Road. Pop by between 6 and 8pm and enjoy complementary nibbles and a cash bar.

Upcoming Christchurch Rehearsal Room

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Our next Rehearsal Room workshop is coming up in Christchurch on Saturday 9 May, from 10am until 2pm. This workshop beings together professional actors and directors in a safe, supportive environment to practice working with each other on scenes. You…

DEGNZ Director Attachments On Ash vs Evil Dead

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Through the agreement and financial support of the New Zealand Film Commission and Starz Evil Dead New Zealand, the Directors & Editors Guild of NZ is excited to offer DEGNZ members the opportunity to apply for three director attachments…

Voice vs Vision: The Writer & Director Dilemma

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Come along next Wednesday night to Horse and Trap, for our first Collaborator Series event with the NZ Writer Guild. Dianne Taylor, Rob Sarkies and Chris Dudman share their experience on the writer and director dilemma in what will be a lively…

Networking Drinks with SPADA

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Members of DEGNZ and SPADA are invited to the next networking opportunity this month, so join us for a drink. With two dates, one in Wellington on Thursday 12th March, and one in Auckland on Wednesday 18 March, we hope to see you there!

The First Rehearsal Room for 2015

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We were thrilled to host the Rehearsal Room last Saturday 21st February in Auckland. Moderated by accomplished actor and director Rene Naufahu, four directors and eight actors came together and rehearsed scenes. Rene bought his experience as…