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Development Funding Announced for Ten Drama Series from NZ

2019 May 17

New Zealand funding agencies, NZ On Air and the New Zealand Film Commission have partnered on the development of ten series ideas with international and domestic appeal. The initiative, Raupapa1Wh…

Five stories of voyage navigate our past

2019 May 14

Five thought-provoking new projects exploring stories of voyage are among the latest Factual projects to win NZ On Air funding. NZ On Air received 11 applications in its May funding round in respo…

Filmmakers announced for Ngā Pouwhenua Joint Indigenous Initiative

2019 May 14

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) and Screen Australia are pleased to announce the eight indigenous teams from New Zealand and Australia who will work on a joint anthology feature, entitled1Ng…

New Zealand Country of Focus at Sydney Film Festival

2019 May 13

The programme for the 66th Sydney Film Festival has been released with New Zealand featuring prominently as the Festival's country of focus with eight feature films and six shorts selected this1year…

Minister to attend G7 Tech for Humanity meeting on cyber collaboration visit to Europe

2019 May 10

Hon Kris Faafoi will attend the “Tech for Humanity” meeting of G7 Digital Ministers in Paris next week, and has added a further number of cyber engagements to planned travel to support the1Gover…

A clean sweep for women creatives

2019 May 10

A clean sweep for women creatives in latest NZ On Air drama and comedy funding. NZ On Air has wrapped up the financial year with two Scripted projects supported from the final funding round, both1…

NZ On Air appointments strengthen governance and experience

2019 May 08

Philip Broughton and Linda Clark have been appointed to the NZ on Air board, Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Hon Kris Faafoi announced today. “Linda Clark brings both1…

Daffodils Hits a Million Dollars at the NZ Box Office

2019 Apr 17

Kiwi musical Daffodils has taken over one million dollars at the New Zealand box office and, now in its fourth week of release, remains in the top ten chart of films currently in theatrical1release.…

It's all in The Detail

2019 Apr 16

Getting behind the banner headlines to put news stories in context is about to get easier for New Zealanders. RNZ and NZ On Air have signed up Newsroom to make a daily podcast that will pick out the…

Screen Industry Survey Released

2019 Apr 09

The annual Statistics New Zealand screen industry survey was released today and shows that screen revenue eased since the record high level it saw in the 2016-17 financial year. Total screen indus…

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