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SPADA Masterclass Series - The Business of Creativity

SPADA Masterclass Series - The Business of Creativity Growing robust businesses in a creative sector.WHEN:  4PM - 5:30PM, Thursday, 4 March 2021WHERE:  Via Zoom - Registration Essential Join host DK (Creative Leadership NZ, TEDx Wellington) for this SPADA Masterclass explorin...
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COVID-19 Alert Level Changes 22 February 2021

Auckland joins the rest of New Zealand at Alert Level 1.   Auckland has joined the rest of New Zealand at Alert Level 1. WATCH:  the full announcement from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern 22 February 2021 (announcement begins at approx. 12:35) A reminder that at Alert Level 1,...
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The Blacklist New Zealand Project

The NZFC has partnered with the Black List to introduce the Black List New Zealand Project (BLNZP). This is a one-off fund, designed to foster the creative relationship between writers and producers, and stimulate international opportunities for New Zealand feature films.  The...
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COVID-19 Alert Level Changes

Auckland is at Alert Level 2, the rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1  (The alert levels will be reviewed on Monday 22 February.)   WATCH:  the  full announcement from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield 17 February 2021 AUC...
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Screenrights launches 2021 Cultural Fund

Screenrights launches 2021 Cultural Fund with ‘New Teams’ focus Screenrights is inviting applications for its 2021 Cultural Fund, which this year has the theme of ‘New Teams’. Designed to foster the creation of screen content in Australia and New Zealand, the Fund awards...
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COVID-19 Alert Level Changes

Auckland is now at Alert Level 3 until midnight Wednesday 17 February. The rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2 for the same period.   Three positive cases of the UK variant of COVID-19 have been detected outside of managed isolation facilities, resulting in the above Alert L...
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SPADA PRESENTS.... In Conversation with Andrew Shaw

Last night top television executive Andrew Shaw was awarded the prestigious New Zealand Television Awards TV Legend honour for 2020, in recognition of his contribution to the New Zealand screen industry. This morning Irene Gardiner, SPADA Executive, long-time producer and...
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2020 NZ TV AWARD WINNERS

The suits and frocks were dusted off as the television industry celebrated some of the incredible talent we have in Aotearoa. SPADA congratulates all of the finalists and the winners of the 2020 NZ TV Awards. The Luminaries (pictured above) dominated the drama craft categories...
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