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Nine Projects Selected In The Final Production Funding Round Of Te Puna Kairangi

Monday, 30 May 2022, 9:58 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Nine Projects Selected in the Final Production Funding Round of Te Puna Kairangi – Premium Productions for International Audiences Fund The world will soon be seeing more of New Zealand on screen. A total of nine film and television projects have ... More >>

Dame Jane Campion Wins Best Director At Oscars

Monday, 28 March 2022, 5:11 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

  Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga I The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) says Dame Jane Campion’s Oscar success will ultimately benefit all of Aotearoa New Zealand. Dame Jane has picked up the Academy Award for Best Director for The Power of the ... More >>

Farewell Vincent Burke

Friday, 18 February 2022, 10:36 am | New Zealand Film Commission

t is with much sadness that Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) acknowledges the death of producer Vincent Burke on 17 February in Wellington. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2202/25a0bfc58b4989a17e73.jpeg" ... More >>

Support Package For Arts Sector

Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 3:14 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga - New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) has welcomed the Government’s $121 million support package for the arts sector announced this morning. Included in the package is a further $15 million for the Screen Production Recovery Fund to ... More >>

NZFC Celebrates Jane Campion’s Golden Globe Success

Monday, 10 January 2022, 7:03 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Acclaimed New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion has taken out the two top prizes at the Golden Globe Awards, taking home best director and best drama for her movie The Power of the Dog. Filmed entirely in New Zealand, The Power of the Dog is written, ... More >>

Ara Ki Te Puna Kairangi - The Premium Development Fund

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 10:04 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Ara ki Te Puna Kairangi – The Premium Development Fund is jointly managed by Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga- New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC), Te Māngai Pāho and Irirangi Te Motu - NZ on Air. The seven successful projects include one feature documentary ... More >>

New Zealand Projects Sundance Bound

Saturday, 11 December 2021, 7:22 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Two New Zealand projects, short film Breathe and augmented reality installation ATUA , will be viewed for the first time at next year’s Sundance Film Festival. Funded through Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga’s New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) Catalyst ... More >>

Government's Commitment To Film & TV Industry Welcomed

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 4:47 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

  Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga The New Zealand Film Commission, has welcomed the government’s continued commitment to the film and television industry. The Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage, Carmel Sepuloni and Minister of Economic ... More >>

NZFC Supported Productions Make The Finals Of The New Zealand Television Awards

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 5:45 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Macey Chipping (playing Issie Brown) and Blaze the horse in Mystic. Nine productions which have received support from Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) have made the finals of the New Zealand Television Awards. All three finalists ... More >>

Government Announces Delta Support For Screen And Wider Arts & Culture Sectors

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 10:31 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Te Tumu Whakaata New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) welcomes the $37.5 million in Delta support for the arts and culture sector announced today by Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage (MCH), Hon. Carmel Sepuloni. As part of the support package, ... More >>

Jane Campion's The Power Of The Dog Adds Telluride Film Festival To Festival Run

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 6:59 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Acclaimed New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog will have its world premiere in Venice on Thursday and has just been announced to premiere at Telluride Film Festival which runs 2 to 6 September. The much-anticipated film ... More >>

New Zealand Actor Dimitrius Schuster-Kolomatangi, Rising Star at Toronto International Film Fesitval 2021

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 10:54 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Up and coming Aotearoa New Zealand actor, Dimitrius Schuster-Kolomatangi, was named today as a TIFF Rising Star at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Schuster-Kolomatangi stars as Will ‘Ilolahia in New Zealand mini-series The Panthers ... More >>

It’s Business As Usual Says Film Commission CEO

Friday, 13 August 2021, 9:13 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) CEO David Strong said New Zealand’s international reputation continues to attract global interest, following this morning’s announcement that Amazon Studio’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’ ... More >>

Premium Development Funding Announced For 19 Screen Projects

Friday, 2 July 2021, 1:03 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

19 screen projects have been offered a total of $1.5 million of development funding in the first round of Ara ki Te Puna Kairangi – The Premium Development Fund. The successful projects represent a broad array of ideas with the potential to engage ... More >>

Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission Names New CEO

Monday, 14 June 2021, 3:46 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Strong as its new CEO. He replaces Annabelle Sheehan, who stepped down from the role in May to return to Australia after three and a half years in the role. ... More >>

Poppy In Cinemas From 27 May

Monday, 17 May 2021, 3:24 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

New Zealand feature film Poppy will release in cinemas across the country at the end of the month. Lead actors Libby Hunsdale - featured on recent Sunday programme with Miriama Kamo - and Ari Boyland who returned from Australia to play his role, ... More >>

New Wave Of New Zealand Filmmakers Receive International Recognition

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 12:17 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

  Six New Zealand screenwriters have had their scripts selected as part of the Black List New Zealand Project (BLNZP), a partnership between internationally acclaimed the Black List and the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC). The six writers ... More >>

Aotearoa's Stories Destined For Global Screens

Friday, 7 May 2021, 12:14 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

  Five successful screen projects have been selected in the first round of the $50 million Te Puna Kairangi Premium Productions for International Audiences Fund. Te Puna Kairangi Premium Fund supports the Aotearoa New Zealand production ... More >>

The Justice Of Bunny King To Have World Premiere At Tribeca

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 10:53 am | New Zealand Film Commission

  Gaysorn Thavat’s debut feature, The Justice of Bunny King , will have its World Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in the Viewpoints section where it will compete for the Nora Ephron Award for Best Female Filmmaker, and for the Best ... More >>

Cousins Hits $1 Million Dollar Box Office

Thursday, 25 March 2021, 11:45 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Ainsley Gardiner and Briar Grace-Smith’s debut feature Cousins , has taken over $1M dollars at the New Zealand box office and, after three weeks in release at New Zealand cinemas, continues to play strongly around the country remaining on 124 screens ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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