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An Answer to NZ’s Broadcasting Industry Dilemma?

As Minister of Broadcasting Kris Faafoi gets set to decide the New Zealand broadcasting industry’s future with hopefully sound advice that includes a note that the industry is more than just News and Current Affairs, I postulate further on…
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Auckland - Rehearsal & Performance with Actor/Director Ian Hughes

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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,…
Screenlink: Inside the Engine of Mortal Engines

Screenlink: Inside the Engine of Mortal Engines

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Join 1st Assistant Editor/VFX Editor Dan Best for the rare chance to have an informal look inside the engine room of a multi million dollar VFX heavy feature. Dan will share on handling the logistics involved, the big editorial team required,…
Best Director Armagan Ballantyne with DEGNZ President Howard Taylor

DEGNZ Best Director and Best Editor Goes to...

Congratulations to our member Armağan Ballantyne for taking home the DEGNZ Best Director award for her short film Hush, presented at the Show Me Shorts 2019 Auckland Opening & Awards Night on October 5th. Hush tells the story of Ava, a…
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2019 Table Reads Round Four

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Calling for actors and directors/writers with scripts for a Table Read on Saturday 30 November! Round 4 opens on 21 October and closes 15 November, 3pm. A core cast – max six actors – together with a writer+director team OR writer/director…
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Eye On Asia

I had the good fortune to attend the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) for the official launch of the Alliance of Asia-Pacific Audiovisual Writers and Directors (AAPA) last week. Guild president Howard Taylor signed the MOU for DEGNZ’s…
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Directors Toolkit with Charlie Haskell - Wellington

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Call for Applications - Deepen your knowledge of the craft in this Directors Toolkit with experienced director Charlie Haskell. The two-day workshop, run by the Directors & Editors Guild of NZ, will be held in Wellington on 16 - 17 November. Charlie…
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Have Your Say on the DEGNZ's Screen Sector Strategy Submission

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DEGNZ will be providing a written submission to the Screen Sector Strategy NZ 2020 - 2030. We want to hear your thoughts! DEGNZ has formulated 15 questions to help stimulate your thinking about the future of the New Zealand screen industry.…