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SPADA Interview NZOA and NZFC in response to COVID-19

SPADA Co-Presidents Sharon Menzies and Richard Fletcher's Q&A with NZ Film Commission CEO Annabelle Sheehan and NZ On Air CEO Cameron Harland. Tune in to hear from the CEOs of the NZFC and NZ On Air as they discuss the events of the past three weeks and the measures they...
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NZ On Air - RFP for Rapid Response to COVID-19

NZ on Air have released a Request for Proposals for Scripted or Factual projects that can be made now, in lockdown. According to the media release NZOA are 'looking for fast turnaround, innovative ideas. Our intent with this RFP is to both source some new content for New Zealand...
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SCREEN SECTOR COVID-19 ACTION GROUP RELEASES SURVEY

In order for the Screen Sector COVID-19 Action Group to advocate on your behalf, they want to understand your situation and what is important to you.   Please complete the following SURVEY, and once you're done please share it with your local screen industry colleagues and frien...
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NZ SCREEN SECTOR ANNOUNCES COVID-19 PAN-SECTOR RESPONSE

NZ SCREEN SECTOR ANNOUNCES COVID-19 PAN-SECTOR RESPONSE In response to the immediate impact of COVID-19 on the New Zealand screen industry, the sector has today announced the formation of the Screen Sector COVID-19 Action Group and a screen-specific online information hub. Establ...
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GOVT ANNOUNCES ECONOMIC STIMULUS PACKAGE + COVID-19 UPDATE

COVID-19 UPDATE Everyone's health is at the forefront of our minds during this time, as is the health of the domestic screen sector; therefore SPADA has been in touch with key stakeholders, including the NZFC, NZ On Air, Te Mangai Paho and bond companies to discuss the potential...
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IMPORTANT COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE FOR NZ PRODUCERS

On Thursday the 12th of March the World Health Organisation (WHO) made the assessment that COVID-19 coronavirus be characterised as a pandemic.NZFC Travel Grants Programme SuspendedFurther to the WHO’s announcement, the NZFC, after careful consideration regarding funding of ap...
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Screen Sector Practitioners in New Year's Honours

Congratulations to all those recognised for their service and achievements in the New Year's Honours list. There are so many wonderful people on this list, and of course there are a couple who we in the screen sector celebrate most of all:   John Barnett, who has delivered so ma...
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Win a Full Registration to the 2019 SPADA Conference

Screenrights is offering two lucky NZ screen practitioners the chance to attend this year's SPADA Conference in Auckland for free! The conference will take place on Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st November at the Aotea Centre, Auckland, and we have two full registrations to...
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