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NZIER Report Demonstrates Strong Economic Contribution of the Screen Industry

NZ Film Commission's research shows key economic highlights which reinforce the screen industry’s value to the NZ economy.

Kiwi film retracing Shackleton journey premiers online

A short film, shot by Sir Peter Blake’s son James, that retraces one of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s most perilous and desperate journeys has premiered online.

Smart Alex - Creative writing competition for secondary school students

Would your secondary students like to take part in an exciting writing competition and win great cash prizes?

New Zealand and Pacific Island countries to partner with Royal Academy of Arts on ‘Oceania’ exhibition

NZ & Pacific Island countries will partner with the Royal Academy of Arts on the Oceania exhibition in London from 29 September to 10 December 2018.

$2m for projects shining light on women for Suffrage 125

NZ women will again lead the way, driving 11 television and online projects made about and by women to mark 125 years since New Zealand women won the right to vote.