Assistant Editors – Advanced Skills Workshop Announced


Directors & Editors Guild of NZ is pleased to present the second stage for assistant editors – an Advanced Skills Workshop designed to follow on from the Assistant Editors – Mandatory Skills Workshop held in December 2018. The Guild warmly invites applications for this 2-day workshop to be held in Wellington on 25-26 May 2019. […]

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6 Key Developments to Note

There have been a significant number of developments that have occupied our time recently that are worthwhile highlighting. Firstly, the Copyright Act Review Issues Paper submission. DEGNZ made a submission, the primary focus of which…
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Table Reads Round Two

Calling for actors and directors/writers with scripts for a Table Read on Saturday 18 May! Round 2 opens on 15 April and closes 10 May. A core cast – max six actors – together with a writer+director team OR writer/director will collaborate…
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Screenlink: Inside Editing Mortal Engines

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Join Editor Jonno Woodford-Robinson and 1st Assistant Editor Dan Best for the rare chance to have an informal look inside the engine room of a multi million dollar VFX heavy feature. Jonno and Dan will be chatting with Annie Collins over coffee…
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CANCELLED: Christchurch - Rehearsal & Performance with Director Simon Bennett

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The Rehearsal & Performance series provides regular opportunities for directors and actors to practise their craft. Each workshop brings in an experienced moderator to guide participants as they explore a workshop scene in groups (one director,…
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Watch: Daffodils Q&A with Writer Rochelle Bright

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Writer Rochelle Bright discusses Kiwi musical Daffodils and the process of adapting her critically acclaimed stage play for the screen. Here's a snippet from the Q&A. On finding whose story it was:   "I think what makes the script…

DEGNZ Announces Incubator Participants

DEGNZ is thrilled to announce the selection of the Emerging Women Filmmakers Incubator participants for 2019. Once again we have a stellar group of women directors who have shown considerable talent in their areas of endeavor. We look forward…

POSTPONED Screenlink: Fresh Eggs - Writing & Directing Television - Auckland

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Out of respect for those affected by Christchurch, this event has been postponed until further notice.  Fresh Eggs co-creator and co-writer Nick Ward and lead director Britta Hawkins take us behind-the-scenes into the creative process of…
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Directors Toolkit with Jason Stutter - Queenstown

Innovative New Zealand director Jason Stutter leads this two-day workshop offering a practical guide to directing for emerging directors of short films and feature-length projects. The Directors Toolkit aims to establish a professional approach…