On Wednesday 8 July the NZFC held a live webinar outlining the Government's Screen Sector Recovery Package which was announced on 1 July. The panelists were NZFC CEO Annabelle Sheehan, Head of Development and Production Leanne Saunder
Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) is looking to engage a Special Projects Manager on a fixed term contract. We are looking for someone to be available for a minimum of 30 hours a week. The posi
Join New Zealand Film Commission CEO Annabelle Sheehan, Head of Development and Production Leanne Saunders, Head of Talent Development Dale Corlett and Head of Incentives Catherine Bates for a live webinar on Wednesday 8 July at 5pm.
Under the 30 April 2020 amendment to the Crown Entities Act (2004), the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) has requested and been granted a one-month extension to the publication of its 2020/21 Statement of Performance Expectations (SPE).
Five women comedy creators have been announced as this year’s New Zealand Film Commission 2020 Gender Scholarship recipients. Under the patronage of Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami, the scholarships are awarded to:
The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) joins the New Zealand and international film community in sadly acknowledging the passing of Bill Gavin. Our thoughts are with his close family and friends and we celebrate his achievements.
Catalyst He Kauahi supports New Zealand filmmakers to progress their talents to the next stage and make exceptional, high end narrative short films that will ignite the flame and be the catalyst for change in their career.
The New Zealand Screen industry’s COVID-19 Health and Safety Standard and Protocols were endorsed on 7 May by New Zealand Government agency WorkSafe, laying the way clear for local production to re-start in New Zealand.
The Board are very aware of the significant losses and hardships experienced by the screen sector at this time. COVID-19 shut down 47 New Zealand productions when the global pandemic required the Government to move New Zealand into Alert Level 4.
Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission is pleased to announce writer/director Michael Bennett is this year’s recipient of Te Aupounamu Māori Screen Excellence award grant of $50,000 to support his professional develop
As we enter week two of the lockdown, we do hope you are all safe and well. From our conversations with many of you over the last few weeks we are acutely aware of the challenges everyone is facing at this time.
In line with the New Zealand Government’s shift to COVID-19 Alert Level 4 from midnight on Wednesday 25 March 2020, the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) staff in Auckland and Wellington will be working from their homes at least for the ne
Today the New Zealand Government has announced the country is now at COVID-19 Alert level 3 with an upgrade to level 4 at midnight Wednesday, 25 March 2020. Level 4 is expected to continue for a minimum of 4 weeks.
As the COVID-19 virus continues to create uncertainty for us all, we at the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) would like to update you on the measures we are taking to manage as much as possible the impact the pandemic is having on our ind
Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) has launched a new talent development fund under its Te Rautaki Māori strategy which was introduced in 2018 to champion Māori film and filmmakers in partnership with the Māori film
Sundance Institute today announced director and producer Leya Hale as the 2020 recipient of the Sundance Institute Merata Mita Fellowship, an annual fellowship named in honor of the late Māori filmmaker Merata Mita (1942-2010).