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SWANZ & USC Screenwriter Finalists Announced

Friday, 8 September 2017, 7:39 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild is honoured to announce the 8th Annual SWANZ (Script Writer Awards New Zealand) and Unproduced Script Competition Finalists . More >>

Seed Round 2 Open

Friday, 25 August 2017, 3:19 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The NZWG Seed grants allow writers to be innovative, brilliant, and to create something they own, just as they see it. Introduction of a new Seed Advanced element this year is aimed at reducing competition in the Seed pathway between emerging writers and ... More >>

Seed & Seed Advanced Round 01 2017 Recipients

Friday, 14 July 2017, 5:30 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild is pleased to announce the recipients of the First Round 2017 NZWG Seed and Seed Advanced Grants More >>

NZWG Supports American Guilds on US "Muslim Ban"

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 4:55 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

Breaking News: NZWG Supports American Guilds on US "Muslim Ban" Muslim Ban: Solidarity with Iranian Filmmaker Asghar Farhadi More >>

Seed Round 03 2016 Recipients!

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 4:21 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild is pleased to announce the recipients of the Third Round NZWG Seed Grants 2016 More >>

Second Round of NZWG Seed Grants 2016

Friday, 14 October 2016, 12:12 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild is pleased to announce the recipients of the Second Round NZWG Seed Grants 2016 More >>

Winners of SWANZ, USC and Mentorship awards

Friday, 23 September 2016, 1:24 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild is honoured to announce the WINNERS in the seventh annual SWANZ & USC (Script Writer Awards NZ & Unproduced Script Competition) More >>

Cinema vs Television: Holding Your Audience

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 1:24 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writer's Guild presents a conversation with James Griffin and Katherine Fry at this month's Screen Discussion Series 2011. More >>

Review of Film Commission

Thursday, 1 July 2010, 4:56 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writer's Guild welcomes the release of the Ministry of Culture and Heritage report today on the NZ Film Commission written by Sir Peter Jackson and David Court. More >>

Writers' Guild backs file-sharing bill

Friday, 26 February 2010, 2:25 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild welcomes the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill introduced into Parliament by Commerce Minister Simon Power. More >>

Top Hollywood Screenwriters Hit Town

Friday, 7 November 2008, 4:17 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

A year ago, they brought Hollywood to a virtual standstill. Next week, some of the key players behind by the American writers strike hit Auckland. Their other credits include blockbusters such as Jaws and Shrek 2. More >>

The Final Draft Short Film Script Competition

Thursday, 10 April 2008, 3:19 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

Prizes include professional script assessment for the top three entries and a $500 cash first prize. More >>

NZ Writers day of action 28 November

Wednesday, 28 November 2007, 1:44 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The NZWG is calling on New Zealand writers to do whatever they can today in support of the American film and TV writers' strike, whether it's taking to the streets or calling, emailing or sending non-nuclear missives to the representatives of the major ... More >>

NZ Writers Guild Supports American Screenwriters

Wednesday, 7 November 2007, 10:37 am | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild (NZWG) today expressed support for American screenwriters and their strike for improved conditions. More >>

Producers Get Bigger Slice Will Writers Get More?

Thursday, 19 April 2007, 2:10 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild welcomes with cautious optimism, today's announcement from NZ on Air that independent producers of television programmes will now receive 75% of programme sales income. More >>

New Executive Director

Friday, 30 March 2007, 11:18 am | New Zealand Writers Guild

The NZWG has appointed Steven Gannaway as its new Executive Director. Guild President Frances Edmond says "We are delighted with Steven's appointment. He brings both a background in writing and considerable administrative experience in membership based ... More >>

Writers Guild announces new Executive Director

Thursday, 29 March 2007, 10:47 am | New Zealand Writers Guild

Guild President Frances Edmond says "We are delighted with Steven's appointment. He brings both a background in writing and considerable administrative experience in membership-based organizations." More >>

The Write Stuff - Writers Adopt New Charter

Thursday, 14 December 2006, 3:06 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The rights listed cover proper acknowledgement, fair payment, freedom of expression, freedom from discrimination, the right to protect work from misuse and the right of free association. More >>

Guide Enables Writers to Negotiate a Better Deal

Tuesday, 5 September 2006, 12:00 am | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild has released a new guide that will enable contractors to negotiate a better deal for themselves. "Contractors miss out on a range of rights and privileges afforded to employees," said NZWG Executive Director Dominic Sheehan ... More >>

Writers Ask Minister to Rein in TVNZ

Friday, 12 May 2006, 11:37 am | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild have asked Minister of Broadcasting Steve Maharey to amend the terms of an in-house competition being run by TVNZ. The Life’s a Pitch contest invites TVNZ staff to pitch programme ideas to the content department. TVNZ ... More >>

 

 

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