Assistant & Solo Editors Course

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The Assistant Editor is the heart and engine of Editorial. They coordinate with all other production departments and post houses, and set workflow systems in place that will keep the production running smoothly from the very beginning to the…
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Seismic Shifts Occurring

It’s hard not to talk about what’s going on in the global screen industry when COVID continues to upend screen life as we know it. Perhaps the biggest seismic shift that has occurred is Universal Studios and AMC, the U.S. and the world’s…
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State of Play

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While the world continues to reel from COVID-19, we sit in our smug little bubble wondering what the fuss is all about. So far, we’ve escaped relatively unscathed the medical turmoil associated with Corona, but are now facing up to the emotional,…
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The Elephant In the Room

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On Wednesday evening, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Carmel Sepuloni, together with the Minister for Economic Development, Phil Twyford, and Minister for Broadcasting, Kris Faafoi, announced the Screen Sector Recovery package.…
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NZIFF 2020: DEGNZ Member Round Up

After unveiling a brand new look and identity, Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival has announced the highly-anticipated programme for its online and in cinema programme. Congratulations to all of the Directors & Editors…
Screenlink: Making the Hit Claymation Kiri and Lou

Screenlink: Making the Hit Claymation Kiri and Lou

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Join us for insights on international hit children’s show Kiri and Lou, directed by LA-based Kiwi director Harry Sinclair, and produced by New Zealander Fiona Copland's Filmwork. A creative team who forged their relationship on iconic…
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DEGNZ's Written and Oral Submissions to the Screen Industry Workers Bill

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On June 24th, Executive Director Tui Ruwhiu made an oral submission to the Select Committee in support of DEGNZ's written submission on the Screen Industry Workers Bill. If you would like to watch the live Facebook recording, you can view it…
Table Reads Round 2 Call

Round 2 Table Reads Draw Now Open

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Calling writer-director teams and solo writer/directors from around New Zealand! Enter the draw with your feature film script and you could win a free online table read to help you with your next rewrite.