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Cash-flow relief for New Zealand community publications

2020 Sep 22

$4 million of funds from the Government’s $50 million media support package will be targeted at media organisations that have yet to receive significant relief from the fund – in particular1maga…

Savage Tops New Zealand Box Office

2020 Sep 18

New Zealand Film Commission media release Sam Kelly’s debut feature, Savage, has taken the top spot at the New Zealand box office, from Christopher Nolan’s big-budget Tenet. Since being1rele…

Niki Caro's Mulan Releases

2020 Sep 04

New Zealand Film Commission media release Walt Disney’s Mulan, New Zealand Director Niki Caro’s latest masterpiece, will release globally tonight (7pm Friday 4 September 2020). Filmed on1loc…

Challenging times for local media as global digital offerings lure audiences

2020 Sep 01

NZ On Air media release 2020 looks to be the year traditional media audiences are overtaken by digital media audiences, according to NZ On Air’s Where1Are The Audiences? 2020 research, rele…

This Town Tops New Zealand Box Office

2020 Aug 12

This Town, which opened in 114 New Zealand cinemas on Thursday 6 August, is number one at the box office following its opening weekend. The film, distributed by Madman Entertainment, is the first …

BSA release litmus testing research on public attitudes towards violence on TV/Radio

2020 Jul 28

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has today released its annual litmus testing research which explores the public’s attitudes towards violence on TV/Radio and views on BSA’s recent1deci…

Many and varied stories of Aotearoa commissioned in latest NZ On Air funding round

2020 Jul 20

NZ On Air Media Release Contemporary history, music, culture, architecture, and cancer are just some of the many subjects to be explored in 18 new and eight returning informative documentaries gre…

$16 million invested in three local drama series, firing up the local production sector

2020 Jul 17

NZ On Air Media Release NZ On Air will support two new drama series and one successful returning drama series, bringing powerful local stories to screens and creating up to 350 jobs on1sets.  T…

More accessible screen content for hearing and sight impaired New Zealanders

2020 Jul 17

NZ On Air Media Release Hearing impaired and sight impaired audiences will be able to enjoy significantly more of their favourite TV programmes following a major funding boost to the organisation1…

The Legend of Baron To'a Acquired for Release in the US

2020 Jul 17

New Zealand Film Commission Media Release 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 North1A…

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