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Free Film Event in Wellington 26 June

Friday, 23 June 2017, 2:14 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

We know a pride of Lions fans will be descending on Wellington this weekend and we really want to let them know about this exciting free film event on Monday 26 June at 6:30pm. More >>

New Zealand Film Commission CEO to Step Down

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 10:02 am | New Zealand Film Commission

New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) Chair, Kerry Prendergast, announced today that CEO Dave Gibson would step down from the role at the beginning of next year, after four years leading the agency. More >>

Gary of the Pacific to Screen at Hawaii Film Festival

Monday, 3 April 2017, 11:45 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Gary of the Pacific will have its international premiere this week in the Hawaii International Film Festival’s Spring Showcase. It is the only New Zealand film included in the 36-film programme which focuses primarily on films from the Asia-Pacific ... More >>

Three New Zealand Films to Screen at Hot Docs

Friday, 24 March 2017, 10:37 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Three New Zealand films will screen at Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary film festival. Slavko Martinov’s Pecking Order and Florian Habicht’s Spookers will each have their world premieres at the festival, while Annie Goldson’s Kim ... More >>

Shooting Begins on Family Feature Film Kiwi Christmas

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 3:52 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Principal photography begins in Auckland this week for family feature film, Kiwi Christmas , directed by Tony Simpson. It marks the next chapter for the creative team behind 2012’s family comedy, Kiwi Flyer . More >>

Jennifer Ward-Lealand Leads Ensemble Cast in Feature Film

Monday, 20 February 2017, 1:32 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

First time feature film writer/director Dorthe Scheffmann begins shooting Vermilion in Ponsonby and Central Auckland today. More >>

New Annie Goldson Documentary to Premiere

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 4:06 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

A new documentary from accomplished and much-awarded filmmaker, Annie Goldson ( Brother Number One, An Island Calling ) will have its World Premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival (SXSW). Kim Dotcom: Caught in the Web details the battle ... More >>

Three New Zealand Films to Screen at Berlin Film Festival

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 9:17 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Three New Zealand films will premiere at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale). Tusi Tamasese’s One Thousand Ropes and Jackie van Beek’s The Inland Road will have world premieres at the festival, and Tearepa Kahi’s Poi E: The Story of Our ... More >>

2016 A Great Year for New Zealand Films

Friday, 16 December 2016, 1:29 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) Annual Report 2015/16, tabled in parliament on Friday, emphasises what a great year it was for New Zealand films. More >>

A Flickering Truth Submitted to Oscars

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 2:00 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Pietra Brettkelly’s A Flickering Truth is New Zealand’s submission for the best foreign language film category of the 89th Academy Awards. More >>

Bumper Year for NZ Films at International Film Festival

Friday, 29 April 2016, 5:21 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

25 April will screen in competition at the highly regarded Annecy International Animation Film Festival in June. It will join eight other films in the competition line-up, only one of which is also a documentary. More >>

Bumper Year for NZ Films at International Film Festival

Friday, 29 April 2016, 5:21 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

25 April will screen in competition at the highly regarded Annecy International Animation Film Festival in June. It will join eight other films in the competition line-up, only one of which is also a documentary. More >>

Record Breaking Run for Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Friday, 29 April 2016, 12:48 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Taika Waititi’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople continues to break box office records, taking the number two slot in the list of highest grossing local films at the New Zealand box office. At the close of business on Wednesday 27 April, Hunt for the ... More >>

Beast of Burden Approved as Official China/NZ Co-Production

Friday, 18 March 2016, 10:42 am | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) and China Film Co-Production Corporation (CFCC) are delighted to announce the joint approval of 3D animated family film, Beast of Burden as the first official feature film co-production between the two countries. More >>

New Zealand-Israel Film Co-Production Agreement Signed

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 5:00 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

A film co-production agreement between New Zealand and Israel was signed at the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) in Wellington earlier this week by New Zealand’s Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Hon. Maggie Barry and Israeli Ambassador, ... More >>

Mahana and Born to Dance to screen at Berlinale

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 10:26 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Two New Zealand films have been included in the programme of the 2016 Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale). Lee Tamahori’s Mahana will have its world premiere at the festival, screening out of competition, and Tammy Davis’s Born To Dance will have ... More >>

New Zealand Producer Premieres Two Films at Sundance 2016

Friday, 18 December 2015, 11:11 am | New Zealand Film Commission

New Zealand producer, Carthew Neal, will premiere two films at next year’s Sundance Film Festival. More >>

Power Rangers Journey Down Under

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 5:00 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Auckland takes a starring role in special episodes of Power Rangers Dino Charge, the newest season of Saban’s iconic television series currently airing on Nickelodeon in the U.S. More >>

Million Dollar Box Office for Born to Dance

Friday, 16 October 2015, 3:40 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Now in its fourth week of release, Tammy Davis’ feature film Born to Dance has taken one million dollars at the New Zealand box office and remains in the top ten chart of films currently in theatrical release. More >>

NZ Film Commission Announces Recipients of Boost Fund

Sunday, 11 October 2015, 3:36 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Announced today at the Big Screen Symposium, New Zealand’s annual film industry conference, are the recipients of the New Zealand Film Commission’s (NZFC) one-off business development scheme, Boost. More >>

 

 

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