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New Zealand Named One Of Top Ten Film Locations In The Universe

2011 Dec 19

New Zealand is one of the ‘Top Ten Filming Locations in the Universe’, according to the December issue of leading United States’ film locations magazine, P3 Update. New Zealand and Canada1we…

Minister Offers Condolences on Death of Journalist

2011 Dec 12

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman says he is shocked by the sudden death of Radio New Zealand journalist Phillip Cottrell over the weekend. Dr Coleman today offered his condolences to the1fam…

New Member For Film New Zealand Board

2011 Dec 12

Telecommunications CEO, Renowned Actor, And Producer Join Film New Zealand Board Three outstanding talents in business, acting and filmmaking are about to join the board of Film New Zealand, the1s…

The Orator (O Le Tulafale) in Sundance's spotlight

2011 Dec 02

Debut writer/director Tusi Tamasese’s Samoan language film, The Orator (O Le Tulafale), has been selected to screen in the Spotlight section of the 2012 Sundance International Film Festival.   T…

Freeview hits one million viewers

2011 Nov 29

Free to air digital TV platform Freeview is now being used by more than a million New Zealanders to watch their favourite programs, according to the latest figures. General Manager Sam Irvine says…

Going Digital Ready to Leap Age Barrier

2011 Nov 23

'Age shouldn't place any limitation on people going digital,' that's according to Murray Sawyer the Going Digital community adviser for Hawkes Bay. The analogue to digital television countdown is1…

The Orator begins theatrical release in Australia today

2011 Nov 17

New Zealand’s submission to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 84th Academy Awards, The Orator (O Le Tulafale) begins its theatrical release in Australia today on the back of strong1re…

Allocation of New Non-Commercial Radio Licence

2011 Oct 25

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage has confirmed the allocation of a new FM radio licence for non-commercial use in the Hamilton area. The successful applicant is the Waikato Community1Broadcas…

Hawke’s Bay and West Coast countdown for digital TV switch

2011 Sep 30

Today marks one year before New Zealand starts making the full switch to digital television in stages, and viewers who are not already watching digital should start planning their switch now, says1B…

Consultation process for screen sector work programme

2011 Sep 30

In late June 2011, the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage and the Acting Minister for Economic Development released the terms of reference for the Government's screen sector work programme revi…

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