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SPADA Calls For Swift And Decisive Action By Government To Save Local Content

Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 9:11 am | SPADA

"Times are hard for everyone right now, but the Government, the sector and New Zealanders need to understand local production is at a pivotal point in time. We are not just another business. We represent the New Zealand voice," said Gardiner. More >>

Global Screen Industry Unites For Streaming Platform Regulation And Intellectual Property Protections

Tuesday, 9 January 2024, 9:29 am | SPADA

In an unprecedented international collaboration, representatives of screen producing organisations from around the world are standing together to release a joint statement emphasising the key principles needed to ensure a sustainable future screen industry ... More >>

SPADA Calls On Government To Regulate International Streaming Platforms

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 10:05 am | SPADA

The New Zealand screen producers’ guild, SPADA, has called for Government to regulate international streaming platforms by requiring them to pay a levy on their New Zealand revenue. Speaking at the launch of a new Love Local campaign at SPADA’s annual ... More >>

Veteran NZ Film & Television Producer Robin ScholesTo Be Honoured As 2023 SPADA / The Data Book Industry Champion

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 5:32 pm | SPADA

( 9 November 2023 - Auckland )  SPADA, New Zealand’s screen producers’ guild, today announces veteran screen producer Robin Scholes as recipient of 2023’s SPADA / The Data Book Industry Champion Award. Recipients of the Industry Champion ... More >>

NZ Screen Producers Guild Responds To Government Review Of The Screen Production Grant

Tuesday, 30 May 2023, 1:03 pm | SPADA

The screen producers' guild SPADA has welcomed the results of the Government review of the NZ Screen Production Grant (NZSPG), which it sees as a common sense response to the current needs of the screen industry. SPADA President Irene Gardiner said ... More >>

Economic Impact Report Into Netflix's Sweet Tooth Highlights The Value Of NZ Screen Production Grant

Tuesday, 4 April 2023, 6:27 pm | SPADA

The New Zealand screen producers' guild, SPADA, says a new report into the Netflix series Sweet Tooth 's economic contribution to New Zealand highlights the valuable impact international productions working here have on our economy. The report was ... More >>

SPADA Screen Industry Award 2018 Recipients Announced

Friday, 16 November 2018, 10:16 am | SPADA

The winners of three prestigious annual SPADA (Screen Production and Development Association) Screen Industry Awards for 2018 were announced at the 26th Annual SPADA Conference in Wellington on Thursday 15 November. More >>

Jacinda Ardern to Open 25th Anniversary SPADA Conference

Monday, 20 November 2017, 9:34 am | SPADA

The Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon Jacinda Ardern will launch the Screen Production and Development Association (SPADA) 25th Anniversary Conference in Wellington this week. More >>

Jane Campion to Launch 25th Anniversary Spada Conference

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 8:12 am | SPADA

Acclaimed filmmaker Jane Campion is set to launch the 25th anniversary Screen Production and Development Association (SPADA) Conference in Wellington on November 23. More >>

SPADA Welcomes Government’s Changes to Screen Incentives

Monday, 16 December 2013, 3:23 pm | SPADA

SPADA welcomes the Government’s changes to the structure and level of support for overseas and New Zealand film and television productions, given they strike a good balance between attracting international inward production and providing opportunity ... More >>


Friday, 23 November 2012, 11:05 am | SPADA

Winners of three prestigious SPADA (Screen Production & Development Association) Awards were announced at the SPADA Conference in Wellington on Thursday 22 November. More >>

SPADA Conference Anniversary:20 Years of Generating Business

Tuesday, 13 November 2012, 4:01 pm | SPADA

The SPADA (Screen Production and Development Association) Conference celebrates its 20th anniversary in Wellington on 22 and 23 November. The SPADA conference is New Zealand’s leading screen production industry annual event offering its delegates ... More >>

SPADA applauds the launch of new Free to Air TV Channel

Friday, 10 February 2012, 5:17 pm | SPADA

SPADA applauds today’s announcement of new Free to Air TV channel ChoiceTV on the Freeview digital platform by SPADA company member Top Shelf Productions. More >>

New Pay Partnership Not a New Dawn for Local Content

Friday, 25 November 2011, 2:13 pm | SPADA

The new partnership between TVNZ and SKY Television claims it will provide further pay opportunities for viewing of local programmes which have already been seen on TVNZ, but its implications for new programmes are unclear, says SPADA, the organisation ... More >>

SPADA Industry Awards Announced

Thursday, 10 November 2011, 5:18 pm | SPADA

This year’s SPADA Industry Award Recipients was announced at the annual SPADA Conference today. More >>

Screen Industry to Congregate in Auckland for SPADA 2011

Thursday, 3 November 2011, 10:36 am | SPADA

SPADA Conference organisers announced today leading-edge Australian producer Joe Connor of Renegade Films will be attending conference next week. Connor will share his insights into Renegade’s longevity in the high-risk business of film and television; ... More >>

SPADA Supports Government’s Reduction In SPIF Threshold

Monday, 10 October 2011, 12:41 pm | SPADA

The industry organisation representing independent screen producers, SPADA, welcomes the Government’s announcement today lowering the Qualifying New Zealand Production Expenditure (QNZPE) threshold for feature films from $4 million per production to ... More >>

“Create and Celebrate” at this Year’s SPADA Conference

Thursday, 15 September 2011, 5:07 pm | SPADA

SPADA’s 19th annual conference kicks off with the head of one of the world’s top factual television production houses, NHNZ Managing Director Michael Stedman, delivering the NZ On Air John O’Shea Memorial Address. In addition to producing ... More >>

Recognition for Copyright Holders

Tuesday, 19 April 2011, 5:24 pm | SPADA

The Screen Production and Development Association of New Zealand (SPADA) welcomes the Government’s acknowledgement and recognition of copyright holders by passing the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill last week. More >>

SPADA Statement in Relation to Re-negotiation of Pink Book

Thursday, 14 April 2011, 2:58 pm | SPADA

SPADA is genuinely committed to working with all the parties to resolve matters around conditions for the engagement of performers in New Zealand. As part of that commitment it will continue to adhere to the agreement that was reached between all of the parties ... More >>





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