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Te Puna Ataata NZ Film Heritage Trust Launches

Monday, 20 November 2017, 12:06 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Production Fund Trust is pleased to announce that the Trust has been repurposed to become Te Puna Ataata, the New Zealand Film Heritage Trust. More >>

NZFC Announces Annabelle Sheehan as CEO

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 10:10 am | New Zealand Film Commission

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. More >>

Memorial Cinema for NZFC

Friday, 6 October 2017, 10:23 am | New Zealand Film Commission

On Tuesday 10 October the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) will officially open the Hayward Cinema. More >>

One Thousand Ropes Submitted to Oscars

Friday, 29 September 2017, 2:37 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Tusi Tamsese’s One Thousand Ropes is New Zealand’s submission for the best foreign language category of the 90th Academy Awards More >>

Two Films to Screen at BFI London Film Festival

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 11:26 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Tusi Tamasese’s One Thousand Ropes and Toa Fraser’s 6 Days will screen in October’s BFI London Film Festival. More >>

Waru to Open imagineNATIVE

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 11:56 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Waru has been selected to open the 2017 imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival, the world’s largest presenter of indigenous screen content. More >>

3 NZ Films to Screen at Toronto International Film Festival

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 8:43 am | New Zealand Film Commission

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 Māori women, ... More >>

Human Traces Selected for Melbourne Film Festival

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 2:28 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Human Traces Selected for Melbourne International Film Festival 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 ... More >>

Women's Horror Short Film Fund

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 9:27 am | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission is pleased to announce the successful applicants for the Women’s Horror Short Film Fund who will each receive a grant of $60,000 to make their films. This was a one-off initiative aimed at giving women filmmakers ... More >>

Ramai Hayward Wahine Māori Directors’ Scholarship Recipients

Saturday, 1 July 2017, 3:02 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Ramai Hayward Directors' Scholarship for wahine Māori. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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