Tom Eagles Earns Oscar and BAFTA Nominations for Film Editing

The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ congratulates New Zealand editor Tom Eagles for his Oscar and BAFTA nominations for best editing on Jojo Rabbit. Eagles is nominated in the same Oscar category as The Irishman, Joker, Parasite and Ford v Ferrari. Other films nominated for the BAFTA are Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood, Le […]

DEGNZ Drama Editor Attachment Call for Applications

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The DEGNZ Drama Editor Attachment Scheme is a new initiative giving emerging drama editors the opportunity to advance their craft through shadowing and mentoring from an experienced drama editor. Emerging drama editors are invited to apply…
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A Big Year

It has been a big year for DEGNZ and the Screen Industry. At the Guild we have unionised, and we have recently been accepted by the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (CTU) as an affiliate. We are now well poised to represent New Zealand…

An Active November at DEGNZ

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November was a particularly busy month in events for DEGNZ. We ran a 2-day weekend Directors Toolkit in Wellington with director Charlie Haskell, which was greatly enjoyed by the directors in attendance. The following week, DEGNZ vice-president…

Meri Kirihimete and Happy New Year!

Our office will be closed after Friday 20 December and reopens on Monday 13 January 2020. Meri Kirihimete me te Hape Nū Ia to you and your loved ones from the team here at DEGNZ. We hope you also have a wonderful break over the summer.…
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Skills, Training, Learning

At DEGNZ we undertake a considerable amount of professional development to advance the craft of directing and editing. We are not the only screen industry guild or association to do so. Right now however, there is a confluence of activity…
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War of the SVODs World

Well it’s happening. The SVOD wars have really kicked off. Apple TV+ debuted in New Zealand on 1 November with 14 original shows. Very much a tortoise approach from Apple, and you don’t have to pay for it for a year if you’ve bought…

2019 Screen Guilds Christmas Parties

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Members, it's that time again! We'd love for you to join us at the combined Guilds' end of year celebrations. RSVP essential Christchurch - Wed 27 November, 6pm RSVP now Auckland - Wed 4 December, 6pm RSVP now Wellington - Wed…
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Young Creators: Serious about Series

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Make something. Anything. And be prepared to face some hard unpaid work. JJ Fong and Ally Xue will discuss how they found their creative soulmates (Roseanne Liang and Perlina Lau) to form Flat3 Productions, and turned their pipe dream into…