The first documentary project supported by NZ On Air and the New Zealand Film Commission under the Joint Documentary Fund has gone into production, while funding for two more projects has just been finalised.
The annual statistics New Zealand survey has been released for the year to March 2013. Figures show total screen industry revenue remained above $3 billion, although it decreased by 4 per cent compared with record highs in 2012.
New Zealand-born prolific producer David Hannay has passed away aged 74. David Hannay worked as an independent producer since 1977 and completed the bulk of his work in Australia. He was a friend of a number of New Zealand filmmakers.
Dave Gibson’s speech, delivered in key centres around New Zealand in late February/early March 2014, included information about the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) repositioning its sales agency function.
The NZFC in partnership with SPADA were pleased to support Carthew Neal and David White to attend the Entrepreneurial Producing for the Creative Industries course held at the National Film & Television School, United Kingdom.