Pollywood 2011 – Come and join in on the action

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Pollywood Pasifica Short film Festival is now into its ninth successful year, this is an event to watch out for. With each year growing bigger and better, Pollywood has largely become a launching pad for Pasifika Film and multimedia art for the past 9 years. The core focus of Pollywood is to showcase and celebrate [ Read More ]

Brian Brake sucessful photographer on show at Te Papa and NZ on screen

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NZ on Screen has compiled a collection of Brian Brake’s work for us to enjoy, to celebrate his life and work alongside the Exhibition that Te Papa museum has on the successful photographer. Brian Brake is regarded as New Zealand’s most successful international photographer. But before heading overseas, working for photo agency Magnum and snapping [ Read More ]

What does the future hold for NZ Actors and film makers?

The Lord of the Rings

NZ Actors and film workers are worried about the future of their jobs, the industry and ultimately their careers after announcement that The Hobbit may not be filmed in NZ and they should be. The Hobbit dispute could mean other big budget films such The Lord of the Rings trilogy are no longer made in [ Read More ]

Waiata Maori Awards- A celebration of Maori music

From the contemporary beat of urban hip-hop and rap to the traditional sound of kapa haka and show bands, Maori Television is proud to bring you the highly anticipated WAIATA MAORI AWARDS (MAORI MUSIC AWARDS) 2010.

National Film Unit Collection launched

NZ On Screen has launched a significant collection showcasing the work of the National Film Unit. The collection celebrates the incredibly diverse output of the government body, that, for nearly 50 years filmed everything from wartime newsreels and tourism promos to historical TV epics.

PREMIERE SHORTS – NZ FILM COMMISSION GUIDELINES

The NZ Film Commission has appointed the following three executive producer groups to manage the development and production of 6 short films for the 2010/2011 financial year. Applications may be made to all three executive producer groups based on the following criteria. Applications will only be accepted by POST (not courier).

World war II Horror film starts filming in Wellywood

Principle photography has begun in Wellington, New Zealand on World War II Horror pic, THE DEVIL’S ROCK. Written by Paul Finch, Paul Campion and Brett Ihaka, The Devil’s Rock is award-winning short film director Paul Campion’s debut feature film. His short films Night of the Hell Hamsters and Eel Girl have screened at every major [ Read More ]

Catching The King Of The Benefit Cheats- Documentary special

Catching The King Of The Benefit Cheats Special documentary screening Thursday August 12th at 9:30pm on TV3. The documentarary takes a look at the life of Wayne Peterson the worlds biggest benefit fraudster and how he was caught.

Ipad now has NZ on screen coverage

New Zealanders looking for brilliant content to watch on their new Apple iPads will find it close to home. NZ On Screen has launched a major upgrade to its website to coincide with the iPad’s local launch.

Top ten rating NZTV programmes

Here is a copyof the top ten programmes on NZTV, recorded as of the 19th of July 2010 via Nielsen TV Audience Measurement. The top programme being watched as of the 19th of July is One news TV ONE, and a new entrant Outrageous Fortune is close behind in second place.