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Cannes: Is it All it’s Cracked Up to Be?

Every year, tens of thousands of film industry people gather in Cannes for the world’s pre-eminent display of film industry gauche and sublime—the Cannes International Film Festival. Or at least that’s what used to happen. According…

5-Day Travis Technique Intensive Workshop for Directors

DEGNZ invites New Zealand directors to apply for a 5-Day Travis Technique Intensive from August 14 - 18 in Auckland. The workshop is designed to fully immerse a small number of directors (max. 5) into STORY (Autobiographical Storytelling), CHARACTERS…

Documentary Masterclass and Project Lab with Award-Winning Filmmaker Doug Blush

This May, the Directors & Editors Guild of NZ is thrilled to present two days of feature documentary workshops for editors, directors and producers with US documentary filmmaker Doug Blush. Doug returns to New Zealand thanks to a partnership…
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The Realities of a SVOD World

I’ve been watching the debates raging across the Tasman as the Austalian screen industry seeks to ensure the future of Australian content in the face of the realities of SVOD. Research company Roy Morgan reported in March 2019 that nearly…

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…
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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…
Inside Editing Mortal Engines

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…