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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 >>

Production Commences on Alison Maclean's The Rehearsal

Sunday, 30 August 2015, 11:28 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Production starts today on The Rehearsal , the feature film adaptation of Booker Award winner Eleanor Catton’s debut novel. More >>

Three NZ Films to Screen at Toronto International Festival

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 9:46 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Three New Zealand films have been included in the programme of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival (TiFF). Tammy Davis’ Born To Dance and Leanne Pooley’s 25 April will have their World Premieres at the festival, and Pietra Brettkelly’s A Flickering ... More >>

Venice Premieres for Two New Zealand Films

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 5:28 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

For the first time in twenty years, two New Zealand films are included in the programme for the Venice Film Festival announced today. Jake Mahaffy’s Free In Deed will screen in the Orizzonti Section of the festival and Pietra Brettkelly’s A Flickering ... More >>

JC CIneFem Scholarship Recipient Announced

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 12:38 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) is pleased to announce Maria Ines Manchego as the recipient of the JC CineFem Scholarship. Announced in April in conjunction with the NZFC’s new gender policy, the JC CineFem Scholarship is the first annual ... More >>

Two screen agencies join forces

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 2:27 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Dame Patsy Reddy, New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) Board Chair, welcomes today’s announcement that the Commission and Film New Zealand will join forces from 1 August 2015. More >>

NZFC Announce Annual Scholarship Programme for Women in Film

Friday, 10 April 2015, 5:29 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

At events in Wellington and in Auckland this week, the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) announced an annual scholarship programme for women. Suggested by acclaimed New Zealand screenwriter, producer and director, Jane Campion, the programme will ... More >>

‘Steady as she goes’ in the screen sector

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 5:13 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Figures released today by Statistics New Zealand’s 2013/2014 Screen Industry Survey showing revenue remained fairly solid at $3.2 billion are in line with industry expectations. Screen NZ, the virtual screen sector agency of the New Zealand Film Commission, Film ... More >>

Newly Digitised Films on the Big Screen

Friday, 6 March 2015, 4:04 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

For the first time, newly digitised versions of New Zealand features,The Quiet Earth and The End of the Golden Weather, will be screened in select commercial cinemas across New Zealand. More >>

Festival success for New Zealand films

Monday, 2 February 2015, 2:22 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

New Zealand films were in the spotlight over the weekend with TheDark Horse, Slow West and Turbo Kid all making a splash at international festivals. More >>

International Relations Manager (Incentives) Appointed

Friday, 23 January 2015, 11:49 am | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission appoints Catherine Bates as International Relations Manager (Incentives) The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) today announced the appointment of Catherine Bates as International Relations Manager (Incentives). “We are delighted ... More >>

 

 

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