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NZFC Congratulates Ant Timpson and Marshall Smith

2012 Mar 01

The New Zealand Film Commission congratulates Ant Timpson and Marshall Smith who were honoured last night by the Arts Regional Trust (ART).  Timpson is the inaugural recipient of the ART Creative1E…

Lizzie Gillett New Zealand tour

2012 Feb 29

London-based New Zealand producer, Lizzie Gillett (The Age of Stupid), will visit New Zealand in early March for a series of talks hosted by Women in Film and Television (WIFT) and supported by the1…

Everyone is Going Digital in Hawke’s Bay

2012 Feb 27

The Going Digital Targeted Assistance Package has its first happy customer after 87-year-old Betty McCormack of Hawke’s Bay received her install on 24 February. Broadcasting Minister Hon1Crai…

Chinese film delegation visit to explore business opportunities

2012 Feb 22

At the invitation of Sir Richard Taylor’s entertainment company, Pukeko Pictures, a delegation of nine senior executives from China’s Guandong Zhujiang Film and Media Corporation, SASA Cinema,1G…

NZ Film Wins at the Berlin International Film Festival

2012 Feb 21

The 62nd Berlin international Film Festival has awarded a Crystal Bear to New Zealand short film Meathead, for Best Short Film in the Youth Jury Generation 14plus section. Writer/director Sam Holst …

Award-Winning Filmmaker’s Debut Feature Begins Production

2012 Feb 12

Production commences this month on writer/director Daniel Joseph Borgman’s debut feature film The Weight of Elephants, which will begin filming in Southland, New Zealand in March. The film is1bein…

SPADA applauds the launch of new Free to Air TV Channel

2012 Feb 10

SPADA applauds today’s announcement of new Free to Air TV channel ChoiceTV on the Freeview digital platform by SPADA company member Top Shelf Productions. “Firstly, SPADA would like to1congrat…

83 per cent of New Zealand watching digital television

2012 Feb 09

New Zealand will start going digital in seven months and 83 per cent of households are ready for it, an increase of four per cent compared to the previous quarter. The transition from analogue to1…

New Zealand’s international screen accolades signal a bright future

2012 Feb 09

New Zealand’s screen industry’s continued international awards success shows local companies are in the vanguard of a changing global industry, says Film New Zealand CEO Gisella1Carr. Followin…

Working groups long-standing practice for broadcasters and NZ On Air

2012 Feb 08

NZ On Air has had working groups for the selection of groups of one-off programmes – usually documentaries – since the mid-1990s. Responding today to criticism of the working group process, NZ…

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