COVID Corner

Here you can find updates and information on COVID-19, including related Guild or industry announcements.

We will also be sharing news from the www.screenindustrynz.co.nz website, which has been launched to act as a one-stop hub for screen-specific information to assist screen producers and industry workers.

Visit ScreenSafe for important COVID-19 Health & Safety documentation and guidance for productions. Each production is required to register with ScreenSafe here – please read about these requirements carefully in the Protocols.

For mental health support, DEGNZ members can access the Vista Foundation and Home & Family Counselling initiative until the end of November 2020.

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DEGNZ Offers Members and Non-Members Facing Hardship a Membership Holiday

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 26 March 2020 For those directors, editors and assisitant editors experiencing financial hardship during the COVID-19 crisis, the Directors and Editors Guild of New Zealand (DEGNZ) has instituted a COVID-19…
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COVID-19 Wage Subsidy for Sole-traders and Contractors

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Anyone who works in events, entertainment, tourism, hospitality and any other industry who has seen their work dry up overnight, you are eligible for a 12 week COVID-19 wage subsidy, as of March 23. Applications are only open for the next…
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NZ Screen Industry Announces COVID-19 Pan-Sector Response

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MEDIA RELEASE MONDAY 23 MARCH 2020 For Immediate Release In response to the immediate impact of COVID-19 on the New Zealand screen industry, the sector has today announced the formation of the Screen Sector COVID-19 Action Group and a screen-specific…
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Physical, Mental & Financial Wellbeing – In the COVID-19 Era

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There has been an influx of information on physical wellbeing in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. But we also have to give thought to our own and others’ mental and financial wellbeing. As a union and an affiliate to the Council of Trade…
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COVID-19 – A Reminder of the Small World We Live In

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I asked myself and my colleague whether or not I should write about the impact of the coronavirus on our industry in my regular Op Ed. I’d decided not to, then woke up to some news that has changed my mind. CANNESERIES, the TV version of…