New Zealand Film Commision welcomes review

A review of the New Zealand Film Commission supplied by Sir Peter Jackson and David Court was well recieved today, The Film commision said that it welcomes all suggestions for improvement that have emerged. NZFC Board Chair, Patsy Reddy, said “the Board is pleased to have such a strong affirmation of the importance of the [ Read More ]

Top Ten NZTV programmes

The highest rating top ten NZTV programmes as of the 26th of June via Nielson TV Audience Measurement. Programme: Channel: 1. One News TVOne 2. National Bank Country Calendar TVOne 3. Shortland Street TV2 4. Rapid Response TVOne 5. Border Patrol TVOne 6. Wild Vets TVOne 7. Close Up TVOne 8. Sunday TVOne 9. Coronation [ Read More ]

Join up as contestant on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

The first New Zealand version of the globally popular quiz show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? is coming soon to TV ONE. TVNZ is calling for contestants from around New Zealand to be on the show. Those selected will be flown to the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? studios in Melbourne where the [ Read More ]

The Tatooist feature film secures US deal

The Tatooist Ghost House Pictures has acquired North American rights to The Tattooist, the supernatural thriller starring Jason Behr. Ghost House Pictures is owned by Robert Tapert and Spiderman’s Sam Raimi, who recently visited NZ to talk with the film’s director Peter Burger and producer Robin Scholes about the final cut and to help guide [ Read More ]

Netball full coverage on TV One

TV ONE will be the home of the Silver Ferns this November, with full coverage of all New Zealand games, as the Kiwi team compete to win back-to-back Netball World Championship titles. All Silver Ferns matches will be broadcast free-to-air on TV ONE. For those unable to watch the action live, games broadcast on TV [ Read More ]

Perfect Creature Sci-Fi Thriller Feature Film in Cinemas

Dougray Scott as Silus Perfect Creature A New World opened when history took a different path in Nuovo Zealandia ….. Home-grown sci-fi thriller PERFECT CREATURE, has sold to virtually every territory in the world and presents a unique retelling of the vampire myth. New Zealand writer/director Glenn Standring takes the origins of vampires and brings [ Read More ]

TVNZ partners with Bebo website

Bebo website TVNZ and Bebo have announced an exclusive strategic partnership which offers advertisers access to a combined audience of 1.5 million New Zealanders; and Bebo users access to TVNZ premium content. Bebo has chosen TVNZ as its exclusive partner for selling display and video advertising in New Zealand, combining Bebo’s global reputation and TVNZ’s [ Read More ]

New Head of Factual Programming at South Pacific Pictures

South Pacific Pictures has appointed Nicola van der Meijden as Head of Factual Programming. Nicola has extensive production experience in live television broadcasts as well as factual and entertainment programming. Most recently she worked as a Producer for TVNZ’s Production Unit. Nicola has previously worked with South Pacific Pictures as Producer for NZ Idol series [ Read More ]

Maori TV showcases more NZ Short Films

Maori Television continues to showcase critically-acclaimed New Zealand short films and filmmakers in the weekly slot, ITI POUNAMU, every Monday at 9.30 PM. Filmmakers Ainsley Gardiner and Tearepa Kahi are hosting the series which features short films every week followed by a critique from the presenters and interviews with filmmakers or industry professionals. Films previously [ Read More ]

Parliament TV to broadcast on Freeview

Since launching in May digital television and radio platform Freeview has announced a compelling range of new services, including TVNZ Kidzone, Family, and Showcase plus Triangle Stratos. The latest is Parliament TV, which will include live broadcasts of all sessions from the House of Representatives including question time, legislative debates, matters of urgency and extended [ Read More ]