The Interactive Development Fund, a Film Commission grant designed to facilitate the development of Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and gaming projects, is now open. The deadline for applications is 16 March 2018.
Kerry Prendergast, New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) Chair, is pleased to announce Annabelle Sheehan as the next Chief Executive of the NZFC. Sheehan replaces Dave Gibson, who will depart the role in early January 2018.
Two New Zealand feature films and one short film have been selected to screen at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival (TiFF). Nic Gorman’s debut feature, Human Traces and anthology film, Waru, written and directed by nine
The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) is pleased to release its Statement of Intent (SOI) outlining the organisation’s strategic objectives for the period 2017-2021 and its Statement of Performance Expectations (SPE) which reflects the organisation’s p
Nic Gorman’s debut feature film, Human Traces, will screen at the Melbourne International Film Festival in August. This will follow the film’s world premiere at the New Zealand International Film Festival in Christchurch on 4 August.
My Year With Helen is the first film to sell out a session in the NZ International Film Festival. The film’s first Wellington session on July 30 at the Embassy Theatre sold out on the first day of ticket sales yesterday.
We're pleased to announce the launch of a new Fresh Shorts online application system for the next round in 2017. This will make it easier for applicants to enter their work and allow speedier communication between the NZFC and applicants.
Budget 2017 will see $305.94 million allocated to support the New Zealand screen industry, both globally and domestically, say Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry.