The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ (DEGNZ) is thrilled to announce Peter O’Donaghue as the recipient of our 2017 International Editor Mentorship with Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning American documentary editor Doug Blush.
New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) CEO, Dave Gibson, revealed today the details of the development fund for Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and gaming announced at the Big Screen Symposium in Auckland.
At the Ngā Aho Whakaari Hui on 7 and 8 October, NZFC CEO Dave Gibson announced the details of a third gender scholarship, following the awards supported by Jane Campion in 2015, and Gaylene Preston earlier this year.
Chasing Great has soared to the top of the New Zealand box office overnight, opening at number one spot ahead of Bad Moms. The opening day figure was $89,186 off 97 screens, a record breaking opening day for a NZ documentary.
Filmmakers Adam Luxton and Summer Agnew worked across oceans and time zones to complete their second collaboration, On an Unknown Beach, for this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF).