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 Rehearsal Room Wraps for 2014

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The Rehearsal Room is now officially finished for 2014! With the support of The New Zealand Film Commission and NZ Actors Equity, we were able to host nine Rehearsal Room sessions with a total of 33 directors and 70 actors participating throughout…

2 Day Directing Workshop with Jason Stutter- APPLY NOW!

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The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ invites applications for up to 10 DEGNZ members to attend a 2 day Directors Toolkit Workshop run by filmmaker Jason Stutter on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of November. Jason is one of our most innovative…

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon II

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Last month we were lucky enough to have the team from Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon II talk to us about what they look for in a director to make a project go smoothly. The knowledgeable panel consisted of Brendan Durey (SFX), Augie Davis (Stunts),…

Notice of Annual General Meeting

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, CALL FOR REMITS AND INVITATION TO MEMBERS TO STAND FOR ELECTION Notice of AGM The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Directors & Editors Guild of NZ (DEGNZ) will be held 10:0AM to 12:00 Noon…

The Rehearsal Room Christchurch

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DEGNZ was glad to bring The Rehearsal Room to Christchurch for the first time last month, especially considering the fantastic talent that came along. Directors Hugh Mitton, Steph Harris, Gillian Ashurst and Louise Leitch joined actors Nic…