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Saturday 19th April
Season's greetings from Film New Zealand. More
BIFCOM 2006 Report
Film New Zealand attended BIFCOM (Busan International Film Commission and Industry Showcase) 2006 held in Busan, South Korea from the 15-18 October. More
Film New Zealand Welcomes New Screen Industry Trustees
Film New Zealand welcomed three new screen industry professionals to its Board following its annual general meeting on Friday 20 October. More
Six International Productions in Six Months
Six international features and television series were shooting in New Zealand during the first six months of the year, four of them in Auckland, one in Wellington and Queenstown, and one exclusively in the Wanaka area. Details on the six productions are among the highlights in the 2005/06 annual report of Film New Zealand, the national film locations office, released today. More
Govt support for film industry delivers
Economic Development Minister Trevor Mallard today welcomed fresh evidence of the significant benefits the New Zealand’s screen production industry receives from large-budget international productions filmed here.
Film New Zealand welcomes new soundstage development at Henderson Valley Studios
"Film New Zealand congratulates Waitakere City Council on its announcement that plans for a new purpose-built soundstage at Henderson Valley Studios in Auckland are now proceeding", said Chairman David Madigan at the Film New Zealand Board of Trustee meeting in Wellington today.
NZ animation company Flux, gets starring role in new Al Gore film
Award-winning New Zealand animation company Flux Animation Studio is the Kiwi connection in the independent documentary film 'An Inconvenient Truth' which played to full houses and standing ovations at the famous Sundance Film Festival in Utah last month.
Singapore and New Zealand companies announce first film collaboration
The first feature film co-production between Singapore-based MediaCorp Raintree Pictures and New Zealand’s Eyeworks Touchdown was announced yesterday in Auckland, New Zealand, attended by New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark, and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during his visit to New Zealand.
New Zealand ranks in top 20 globally, says Cannes 2006 European Cinema Report
In its annual report Focus 2006: World Film Market Trends released this week at the Cannes Film Market, the European Audiovisual Observatory ranks two major features from New Zealand among the top 20 in the 2005 global box office. The Chronicles of Narnia:The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe and King Kong, released only in December 2005, are ranked #7 and #8 respectively with a combined total of USD $816m.
Report on AFCI Locations Expo 2006
The 21st annual Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) Location's Expo Tradeshow was held from April 7 to 9 in Santa Monica, California, and brought together more than 260 AFCI-member film commissions to the event.
Film New Zealand takes 'gold' at international Locations Tradeshow
The annual AFCI Locations Tradeshow drew to a close in Santa Monica California on Sunday 9 April announcing the Marketing Awards for 2006 where Film New Zealand took 1st place in the ‘national’ film office section in three separate key categories for its logo, its www.filmnz.com website and the new edition of The New Zealand Screen Production Guide.
Greening the Screen
The New Zealand screen production industry has its own environmental toolkit tailored specifically to address the environmental challenges of screen production. The Greening the Screen toolkit contains ideas and examples to encourage production companies to use their creativity to seek win-win solutions that protect New Zealand’s natural, historical and cultural heritage. More
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