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Time for a Reset

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Globalisation has been both beneficial and detrimental to the New Zealand screen industry. Beneficial in that we have been the recipient of international productions coming here and spending many millions of dollars on goods, services and wages…
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Learning Curves: April and May in Review

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As life accelerates back to speed, for some, lockdown may seem like a distant memory. What happened in the DEGNZ calendar during April and May, you ask? Lockdown turned out to be the perfect opportunity for us to test online learning, starting…
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The Lucky Country

When you look at the problems besetting the world, with amongst other things COVID-19 still rampant in many countries, the U.S. a powder keg ready to explode and war raging on a number of fronts, it’s hard not to look at little ole New Zealand,…
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ScreenSafe Health and Safety COVID-19 Toolkit Update

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Additional Departmental Roles + Small Crew Guidelines Below are the updated guidelines for the ScreenSafe Health and Safety COVID-19 Toolkit – Department Roles. These guidelines are a best practice guide and have been created to support each…
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COVID-19 Income Relief Payment

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The following scheme has just been announced, and may be of help to you and/or colleagues and friends. COVID-19 Income Relief Payment If you lose your job (including self-employment) from 1 March 2020 to 30 October 2020 due to COVID-19,…
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Ch-ch-changes

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Just when you thought we were all stuck in our ways, along came COVID-19. Now changes are flowing thick and fast to adapt to the brave new world this deadly virus has inflicted upon us. The Resource Management Act is being given the flick…
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Introducing the DEGNZ Incubator Directors for 2020

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The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ is delighted to introduce the seven directors selected for the fourth DEGNZ Emerging Women Filmmakers Incubator: Michelle Ang, Charlotte Evans, Pennie Hunt, Stella Reid, Rachel Ross, Jessica Grace Smith…
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Vista Foundation and Home & Family Counselling Offers Support to Screen Industry Members

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DEGNZ would like to express our deep gratitude to the Vista Foundation and Home & Family Counselling for providing DEGNZ members with this professional counselling offer. The recent global pandemic has been particularly tough on the film…