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NZFC Sets the Scene for a Busy 2015

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 5:29 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) Annual Report 2013/14, tabled in parliament today, outlines changes and developments that will set the scene for future cultural and economic success for the New Zealand screen industry. More >>

Major Support for China-NZ Screen Collaboration

Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:52 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) today welcomed the signing of the New Zealand-China Television Co-Production Agreement and announced two initiatives to further support feature film and television collaboration between the two countries. More >>

New Zealand Submits The Dead Lands to the 2015 Oscars

Friday, 26 September 2014, 5:45 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Toa Fraser’s THE DEAD LANDS is New Zealand’s submission for the best foreign language film category of the 87th Academy Awards. Every year the Academy invites countries to select and submit their best foreign language film for consideration. ... More >>

Power Rangers to Shoot in New Zealand

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 12:51 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission and Film New Zealand are delighted to announce the upcoming Power Rangers series, Power Rangers Dino Charge , will be returning to shoot in Auckland later this year, and for the first time will be featuring a New Zealand ... More >>

Three New Zealand Films Selected for Toronto Film Festival

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 9:22 am | New Zealand Film Commission

13 August 2014 The Dark Horse and What We Do In The Shadows will screen in the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival – joining previously announced Māori action epic The Dead Lands. Written and directed by James Napier Robertson and produced ... More >>

NZ Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 10:27 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Māori action epic The Dead Lands will have its world premiere with a Special Presentation at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The prestigious festival annually launches several key international and North American films and is one of ... More >>

Everything We Loved

Saturday, 7 June 2014, 11:39 am | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC), New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) and Kiwi production company Four Knights Film will partner on Monday 28th July for the simultaneous launch of New Zealand feature film Everything We Loved ... More >>

Film and TV Co-Production Agreement signed with Denmark

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 1:30 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

New Zealand Film Commission Chief Executive Dave Gibson (right) and Danish Film Institute Chief Executive Henrik Bo Nielsen (left) signed the co-production agreement on 19 May at the Cannes Film Festival. More >>

Launch of Films On Demand

Saturday, 17 May 2014, 12:11 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) has launched its new online on-demand platform, Films On Demand. More >>

Retelling the Gallipolli story

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 11:45 am | New Zealand Film Commission

The creative team behind Beyond the Edge has re-united to bring another story of enormous importance to New Zealanders, to the big screen. More >>

New Zealand Screen Production Grant

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 4:20 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) and Film New Zealand (FNZ) welcome the New Zealand Screen Production Grant, which comes into effect today. The Government announced changes to the structure and level of support for screen incentives in December last ... More >>

Great International Start to 2014 for New Zealand Films

Friday, 24 January 2014, 10:41 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Important New Zealand film UTU Redux , new short Eleven and the highly anticipated What We Do In The Shadows have all been selected to screen in the 64th Berlin International Film Festival. The New Zealand Film Commission is delighted to be able to support ... More >>

NZ Film Commission Annual Report 2012/13

Thursday, 12 December 2013, 1:01 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

This year the NZFC supported a record 13 feature films, 22 short films and administered grants for a further 25 film and television productions. More >>

NZFC Announces New Chief Executive

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 10:39 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Patsy Reddy, NZFC Chair, is delighted to announce the appointment of Dave Gibson as the next Chief Executive of the New Zealand Film Commission. He replaces Graeme Mason who recently left the Commission to become CEO of Screen Australia. More >>

Congratulations to Laureate-Winning Filmmakers

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 3:30 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission congratulates filmmakers Jane Campion and Dean Parker, winners at the 2013 Macquaurie Private Wealth New Zealand Arts Awards. The Laureate Awards recognise the excellence achieved in their fields and support their outstanding ... More >>

International Film Festival Invites White Lies and Giselle

Wednesday, 14 August 2013, 12:41 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

New Zealand will have three films screening at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival with the announcement last night that Dana Rotberg’s WHITE LIES and Toa Fraser’s GISELLE have been selected to screen in the Contemporary World Cinema ... More >>

Screen Sector Review

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 2:18 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission and Film New Zealand welcome the Government’s renewed support of the screen sector following the release of its Screen Sector Review today. More >>

Sir Edmund Hillary Epic to Have World Premiere at Toronto

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 1:12 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Sir Edmund Hillary Epic to Have World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival Announced today in Toronto, award-winning filmmaker Leanne Pooley's feature film BEYOND THE EDGE, about Sir Edmund Hillary’s legendary ascent of Mt. Everest, will ... More >>

NZFC Head to take on CEO role at Screen Australia

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 12:34 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission Chief Executive Graeme Mason will leave Wellington at the end of October to take up his new role at Australia's television and film funding body. More >>

44 NZ Films at 2013 NZ International Film Festival

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 4:45 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Animals, astronomy, mate-ship, ice, religion and love are just some of the subject’s explored in this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival selection of New Zealand films. More >>

 

 

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