Two Day Documentary Seminar with Leanne Pooley announced

Award winning documentary filmmaker Leanne Pooley will run a two day seminar on making documentaries for the New Zealand and international marketplaces. The focus of this seminar will be the practical realities of documentary directing, and is designed for anyone wishing to pursue a career in documentary filmmaking.

Department of Conservation and TVNZ 6 Family combine for events

Kiwi children will be able to learn more about their local wildlife and wild places during Meet the Locals Conservation Week celebrations at Auckland Zoo on September 7 and Wellington Zoo on September 14. The events are the brainchild of the Department of Conservation (DOC) and TVNZ 6 Family, and an extension of the partnership [ Read More ]

Media Design School teams up with Sony and Nintendo

New Zealand computer game development school, Media Design School has signed a deal with both Sony and Nintendo which will provide students access to state-of-the-art, industry-standard game development kits for the Nintendo GameCube and Sony PSP consoles. Both game development kits have opened up opportunities for Media Design School students. Not only will students now [ Read More ]

Game Development Deal offers huge advantage to Students

The Game Development programme at Auckland’s Media Design School (MDS) has secured top deals with both Sony and Nintendo, and for the first time Kiwi students will be given access to cutting-edge, industry-standard game development kits for both Sony PSP and Nintendo GameCube consoles. Having access to these kits will allow Media Design School students’ [ Read More ]

Adobe Flex and AIR introduced to Digital Media Course

Media Design School’s Digital Media Department are leading the way as they introduce a module into their Diploma, teaching the latest software on the web: Adobe Flex and AIR. Flex is a software application taking all the cool things about flash and integrating them with everything the Digital Media students learn in the rest of [ Read More ]

WIFT Provides Major Boost to NZ Film Industry

In a move that will provide a major boost to the New Zealand film and television industry WIFT NZ (Women in Film and Television) has announced its inaugural mentoring placement under a new International Mentorship Programme for film industry professionals. The programme, made possible with seed funding from SKYCITY Community Trusts, aims to provide talented [ Read More ]