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Sundance Premiere for Coming Home in the Dark

2020 Dec 16

New Zealand Film Commission media release. Coming Home in the Dark will have its World Premiere in the Midnight section of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Written by Eli Kent and James Ashcroft…

Screen sector gets $50 million boost to tell New Zealand’s stories globally

2020 Dec 09

Beehive media release. The Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Hon Carmel Sepuloni today launched the Premium Productions for International Audiences Fund, making $50 million available in a1un…

New funding invests in talent development of new music artists

2020 Dec 08

NZ On Air media release. A new scheme to develop the songwriting and sonics of new and emerging local music artists will invest in the future music aspirations of dozens of talented1musicians. T…

Stories reflecting many facets of Aotearoa funded for 2021

2020 Dec 08

NZ On Air media release. NZ On Air will fund hours of new, important documentary content in 2021 telling stories that reflect the many different faces of Aotearoa. In the final funding round of 2…

A new telefeature and three new projects for young audiences – latest NZ On Air funding

2020 Dec 08

NZ On Air media release.   The final NZ On Air funding round of 2020 will deliver more unique New Zealand stories to screen audiences here, and overseas.   Telefeature Princess of Chaos is…

Support for journalism and current affairs keeps New Zealanders informed

2020 Dec 07

NZ On Air media release. The final NZ On Air funding round of 2020 has confirmed support for a number of returning specialist current affairs shows and important investigative journalism1initiativ…

$4 million in cash-flow relief for 331 New Zealand community publications

2020 Nov 09

331 community newspapers and magazines across Aotearoa will receive grants of more than $12,000 each to help them manage the financial impact of COVID-19, Anna Butler, Pou Mataaho o Te Aka Deputy Ch…

International Premiere for This Town at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2020 Nov 04

New Zealand Film Commission media release. This Town will have its international premiere at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, one of Northern Europe’s largest film festivals.  The film1w…

National Pacific Radio Trust – new board appointment

2020 Oct 19

Aucklander Maria Fuata is newly appointed to the National Pacific Radio Trust, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today. Of Fijian and Rotuman heritage Maria Fuata has1stro…

New Zealand Film Starring Julia Ormond to Have US World Premiere

2020 Oct 07

New Zealand Film Commission media release Jake Mahaffy’s Reunion will have its world premiere in the newly formed Nightstream Film Festival, an online collaboration between major US genre1festiv…

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