New Zealand Film Commission - Latest News [Page 1]

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 >>

2021 Te Aupounamu Māori Screen Excellence Award Recipients Announced

Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 5:07 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Two-time Academy Award nominee Ra Vincent ( Jojo Rabbit, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ) is this year’s recipient of Te Tumu Whakaata New Zealand Film Commission’s Te Aupounamu Māori Screen Excellence Award announced at the Māoriland Film Festival ... More >>

New Zealand Film Commission CEO To Depart NZFC

Thursday, 18 March 2021, 4:53 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Te Tuma Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) Chair, Dame Kerry Prendergast, announced today that CEO Annabelle Sheehan would step away from the role, after three years leading the agency, and return to Australia. Making the announcement after ... More >>

WarnerMedia Acquires New Zealand Film There Is No I In Threesome As HBO Max Original

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

HBO Max debuted the trailer and key art today for the new Max Original documentary There is No I in Threesome. The film begins streaming in the US ahead of Valentine’s Day on 11 February and will have its world premiere this weekend at the WarnerMedia ... More >>

Black List And New Zealand Film Commission Announce Partnership

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 1:01 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

  The Black List and the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) are excited to announce the joint creation of a new fund and script development workshop, the Black List New Zealand Project (BLNZP). This is a one-off fund, designed to foster ... More >>

Vale Bill Gosden

Monday, 9 November 2020, 2:44 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) is mourning the loss of an industry stalwart, long-time New Zealand International Film Festival director, Bill Gosden, and pleased to confirm on behalf of his whānau that Bill’s memorial ... More >>

International Premiere For This Town At Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 9:30 am | New Zealand Film Commission

This Town will have its international premiere at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, one of Northern Europe’s largest film festivals. The film will screen In Competition in the ‘Rebels with a Cause’ section which features films from ... More >>

New Zealand Film Starring Julia Ormond To Have US World Premiere

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 4:12 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Jake Mahaffy’s Reunion will have its world premiere in the newly formed Nightstream Film Festival, an online collaboration between major US genre festivals Boston Underground, Brooklyn Horror, North Bend, Overlook, and Popcorn Frights Festivals. Reunion , written ... More >>

The Legend Of Baron To'a Acquired For Release In US

Friday, 17 July 2020, 9:57 am | New Zealand Film Commission

Kiel McNaughton’s debut feature, The Legend of Baron To’a , has been acquired by US distributor, Gravitas Ventures who will release the film in North American cinemas and on demand from November 2020. Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios ... More >>

Screen Sector Recovery Package Announced

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 6:40 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) welcomes the Screen Sector Recovery Package announced today by Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Carmel Sepuloni The package managed by the NZFC totals $15.4m of capacity funding and production support. The ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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