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Screenlink: Fresh Eggs – Writing & Directing Television – Auckland

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Fresh Eggs co-creator and co-writer Nick Ward and lead director Britta Hawkins take us behind-the-scenes into the creative process of making television. DEGNZ and NZWG members are warmly invited to join us for this Screenlink Q&A on April 10. Fresh Eggs is the new six-part black comedy on TVNZ 2, which follows a couple’s quest for “the good life” that goes wickedly awry.

WHEN:  Wed 10 April, 6 – 8PM. Talk kicks off at 6:30PM
WHERE:  Longroom – Short Rm, 114 Ponsonby Road, Auckland

Nibbles provided.

DEGNZ / NZWG members – Free
Non-members – $5 koha appreciated

A joint event between the Directors and Editors Guild of NZ and the New Zealand Writers Guild

Event Registration

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Film Talk: Daffodils (March 20)

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Daffodils is a bittersweet love story told with beautiful re-imaginings of iconic New Zealand songs. Directed by DEGNZ member David Stubbs, the musical stars Rose McIver, George Mason and Kimbra.

Catch the film at this Rialto Film Talk screening as it first arrives in cinemas! We’ll be joined by writer Rochelle Bright for a half-hour Q&A after. She has had major success with this screenplay as a stage show that’s been performed all over the country and now it’s hitting the big screen.

Young Creators: Rewrite Your Story

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Young Creators: Rewrite Your Story

Writing is rewriting, and the final rewrite is in the edit. You’ve probably heard this a lot.

Madam Black (2015)So we’re digging into the how of developing and crafting a good story for our last Young Creators meet-up of the year. We take a look at the important relationship between the writer, director and editor through a short film case study of Madam Black.

When a photographer runs over a young girl’s cat he finds himself inventing a story about its disappearance…

Funny and heartfelt, Madam Black has charmed audiences around the globe – selected for over 150 festivals and winner of 40 awards, including the ‘Prix du Public’ at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, and ‘Best Short’ at the New Zealand Film Awards. Madam Black is directed by Ivan Barge, written by Matthew Harris and was funded by the NZFC as a Fresh 30 short film.

Director Ivan Barge joins us for a Q&A, kicking off with a screening of the film. Stick around for a drink after!

Wed 14 November // 6:15 – 8pm. Talk starts 6:30pm

Horse & Trap
3 Enfield Street, Mt Eden, Auckland

Ticket Info

DEGNZ / NZWG members – Free
Non-members – $5

For non-members, we accept payment by credit/debit cards (online only) and cash at the door. Tickets are non-refundable.

Registration closes 10AM Wednesday 14 November, unless capacity is reached prior.

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DEGNZ Young Creators is a programme of events with a mission to inform and inspire younger or emerging directors and editors to build successful, sustainable careers in the screen industry.

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Table Read – Submissions Open for Round 3

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Bringing Writers, Directors & Actors together

A core cast – max. six actors – together with a writer & director team OR writer/director will collaborate on each script-in-development table read.

Submit a full-length draft feature film script for your name to go into the draw for a day-long table read (names remain for subsequent draws).

The script must have a director attached and have been through a development process.

Table Read #3

When: Sat 11 August, 10am – 2pm
Venue: NZWG HQ, 400C Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland

How to Submit

WRITER & DIRECTOR TEAM (OR WRITER/DIRECTOR): Submit script via email to GuildHQ@nzwg.org.nz. Either/both must be a member(s) of NZWG/DEGNZ.

ACTORS: Register via Eventbrite. Actors must be a member of Equity to apply.

Round Closes: Mon 23 July 

 

Four Table Reads per year on Saturdays @ NZWG HQ in Grey Lynn.

A joint initiative brought to you by:
NZWG, DEGNZ & Equity Foundation
With warm thanks to the New Zealand Film Commission

Got a Script? Table Read Submissions Open

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Table Reads Logo

Bringing Writers, Directors & Actors together

A core cast – max six actors – together with a writer+director team OR writer/director will collaborate on each script-in-development table read.

The script must have a director attached and have been through a development process.
WRITER + DIRECTOR (Or Writer/Directors): either/both must be a member(s) of NZWG/DEGNZ.

DEGNZ and NZWG members are invited to apply for the script component. Submit a full-length draft feature film script for your name to go into the draw for a day-long table read*. Email guildhq@nzwritersguild.org.nz

ACTORS must be a member of Equity to apply. Actors apply here

Submission Deadline: Mon 19 June

Round 3 Table Read Date: Sat 8 July, 10am

*Names remain for subsequent draws