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Homegrown content rates well with Kiwi students and teachers

2021 Oct 21

NZ On Air media release. Kiwi students like watching and learning from short, funny and homegrown audio/visual content, according to new research commissioned by NZ On Air and the Digital Media1Tr…

Exploring the many faces of Aotearoa – new informative Factual content gets green light

2021 Sep 27

NZ On Air media release. The many different faces of Aotearoa are represented in a host of new Factual content to be commissioned from the latest NZ On Air funding round. The content traverses1e…

NZ On Air invests over $13 million in new content to engage tamariki

2021 Sep 24

NZ On Air media release. Aotearoa’s youngest viewers are in for a treat with $13.3m worth of new content to stimulate and entertain across a range of digital platforms, games and television. N…

110 journalist roles funded to provide Public Interest Journalism across the motu

2021 Sep 24

NZ On Air media release. Public Interest Journalism has received an $18m boost with the announcement of funding for an additional 110 journalists* across Aotearoa with a specific mandate to produc…

The generational divide widens in latest NZ On Air audience survey

2021 Sep 03

NZ On Air media release. Young New Zealanders are continuing to lead a march away from traditional media, Netflix is still growing at pace, but TV is still the media New Zealanders spend the most1…

Jane Campion's The Power of the Dog Adds Telluride Film Festival to Festival Run

2021 Sep 02

New Zealand Film Commssion media release. 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 to1…

New Zealand Actor Dimitrius Schuster-Kolomatangi, Rising Star at Toronto International Film Festival 2021

2021 Sep 01

New Zealand Film Commission media release. Up and coming Aotearoa New Zealand actor, Dimitrius Schuster-Kolomatangi, was named today as a TIFF Rising Star at this year’s Toronto International1Fi…

NZ On Air invests in Pan Asian voices

2021 Aug 13

NZ On Air media release. NZ On Air has invested up to $715,000 in a new development and production initiative with the Pan Asian Screen Collective (PASC) aimed at increasing Pan Asian representati…

It's Business as Usual says Film Commission CEO

2021 Aug 13

NZ Film Commission media release. Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) CEO David Strong said New Zealand’s international reputation continues to attract global interest,1fo…

NZ On Air, Screen Australia and TikTok nurture emerging voices with new Every Voice initiative

2021 Jul 19

NZ On Air media release. TikTok, NZ On Air and Screen Australia have today announced the launch of Every Voice, a new initiative to support diverse and distinct creators in the creation of1innovat…

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