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Screen Industry Survey Released

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 2:02 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The annual Statistics New Zealand screen industry survey was released today and shows that screen revenue eased since the record high level it saw in the 2016-17 financial year. Total screen industry revenue in the 2017-18 period was $3.3 billion. More >>

NZFC & Screen Australia Partner on Indigenous Initiative

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 1:55 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

October 2019 and April 2020 respectively mark the 250th anniversary of James Cook’s maiden voyage to the Pacific, New Zealand and Australia. The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) and Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department are partnering on a one-off ... More >>

Sundance's Merata Mita Fellowship Awarded to Kiwis

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 9:33 am | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) congratulates Ainsley Gardiner and Briar Grace-Smith on receiving the 2019 Sundance Institute Merata Mita Fellowship announced at the Sundance Film Festival today. Selected from a global call for applicants, Gardiner ... More >>

Two New Zealand Films Head to SXSW

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 11:14 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Two New Zealand films have been announced to screen at the prestigious SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas in March. More >>

New Zealand Women Directors In The Spotlight at Berlinale

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 11:10 am | New Zealand Film Commission

A record number of New Zealand women directors are among the filmmakers to have films selected for the 2019 Berlin Film Festival. More >>

NZ Film Legend Geoff Murphy passes

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 9:59 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Geoff was a producer, director and screenwriter who was one of the leading figures in New Zealand cinema’s renaissance of the late 1970s and early 1980s. In this period he directed Goodbye Pork Pie, Utu and The Quiet Earth , three titles justly ... More >>

How Mum Decolonised the Screen to Have Sundance Premiere

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 2:42 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen will have its international premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. More >>

125 Fund Recipients Announced

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 5:26 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

At the recent Screen Production and Development Association (SPADA) Conference held in Wellington, New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) CEO, Annabelle Sheehan announced funding of three feature films through the NZFC’s 125 Fund. More >>

New Funding Opportunity for Pasifika and Asian NZ Filmmakers

Saturday, 27 October 2018, 2:57 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

New Funding Opportunity for Pasifika and Asian New Zealand Filmmakers Announced MEDIA RELEASE 27 OCTOBER 2018 More >>

NZ Filmmakers Honoured at Hawaii International Film Festival

Saturday, 13 October 2018, 12:30 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

New Zealand Films and Filmmakers Honoured at Hawaii International Film Festival Saturday, 13 October 2018 More >>

Yellow is Forbidden Submitted to Oscars

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 5:22 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Pietra Brettkelly’s Yellow is Forbidden is New Zealand’s submission for the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 91st Academy Awards. More >>

NZ Film Commission Announces Senior Māori Executive

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 9:33 am | New Zealand Film Commission

New Zealand Film Commission Announces Senior Māori Executive Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) today announces the appointment of Karen Te O Kahurangi Waaka-Tibble to the newly-created senior executive position of Pou Whakahaere. ... More >>

Vai Funding Announced

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 6:41 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Following on from the box office and festival success of Waru, the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) is pleased to confirm production funding of Vai, from Waru producers Kerry Warkia and Kiel McNaughton of Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions. More >>

NZ Film Commission Announces Te Rautaki Māori

Monday, 30 April 2018, 6:36 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC), launched today the organisation’s Te Rautaki Māori, and announced new funding initiatives to support the strategy. NZFC Board Chair, Kerry Prendergast, hosted guests at the National Library of New ... More >>

NZ Film Commission Announces Funding Initiatives

Monday, 30 April 2018, 6:35 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

At the National Library of New Zealand tonight, Annabelle Sheehan, CEO of Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission announced a new investment fund to celebrate 125 years since New Zealand women won the right to vote, promoting New Zealand’s ... More >>

Yellow Is Forbidden to Premiere at New York's Tribeca

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 7:16 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Yellow Is Forbidden to Premiere at New York's Tribeca Film Festival Thursday, 8 March 2018 More >>

Universal Pictures Partnership to Benefit NZ Film Industry

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 9:22 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Partnership with Universal Pictures & MRC's Film Mortal Engines to Bring Significant Economic, Cultural & Industry Benefits to New Zealand More >>

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 >>

 

 

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