Escalator is on a roll

Ten finalists are waiting to hear if they have made the cut. Four teams will be chosen to make their low budget feature film with production finance of up to NZ$250,000. The four successful Escalator low budget feature film teams green lit for production will be announced next week via live stream from Wellington and [ Read More ]

Collaboration crucial for success of New Zealand Film Industry

Geographical distance and the attendant costs are seen as the biggest hurdles to New Zealand film makers, a survey commissioned by the New Zealand Film Commission has found. The independent survey involved interviewing New Zealand producers and distributors about their perceptions of the industry and the NZFC’s role. While New Zealand’s geographical distance was seen [ Read More ]