Inspiring conversation with Leslee Udwin

Last night we welcomed Leslee Udwin to New Zealand in partnership with Script to Screen. Leslee Udwin is the formidable woman behind the making of the documentary India's Daughter. An actress, producer, director and activist, Leslee inspired…

A Discussion with Leslee Udwin

Join Script to Screen and the Directors and Editors Guild of New Zealand as we speak to English filmmaker Leslee Udwin about the journey of INDIA'S DAUGHTER as an unforgiving foray into documentary direction, within the context of her much broader…

Inspiring night at the Collaborators Series with Wayne Blair

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On Wednesday night, DEGNZ got together with Ngā Aho Whakaari for a Collaborators Series event with Wayne Blair. The topic? Getting Indigenous Stories to the Screen. Wayne Blair, an actor and director, is well known for his directing work on…

That's A Wrap: Rehearsal Room With Oliver Driver

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Saturday's Rehearsal Room with Oliver Driver was a great success, with four directors and eight actors working together to bring their scenes to life. There was a bit of everything in the scripts workshopped on the day - comedy, drama, romance…
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How To Get Ahead

Professional development is an important part of the guild’s activities. A number of the opportunities have limits on participants, so we are constantly having to screen applications and respond to questions about what’s required, and “Why…

Call for Applications for DEGNZ Drama Director Attachment

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Call for Applications for DEGNZ Drama Director Attachment on Screentime’s Telefeature BOMBSHELL: THE SINKING OF THE RAINBOW WARRIOR 6 August 2015 DEGNZ invites applications for a Drama Director Attachment on production company Screentime…

DEGNZ Receives NZ On Air Support for Director Attachments

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For Immediate Release 4 August 2015 The Directors and Editors Guild of NZ (DEGNZ) has received NZ On Air Industry Development Fund support for its DEGNZ Drama Director Attachment Initiative, which will see up to three paid director attachments…

Open Night for Directors and Editors: August 20

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Calling all past, present and potential DEGNZ members! Join as at our Open Night for Directors, where you can network with fellow film-makers, chat to current members and ask any nagging questions you have about DEGNZ membership in an informal…