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ScreenSafe leads health and safety in NZ screen sector

New Zealand’s screen sector has been quick off the mark to interpret the new healthand safety legislative regime with the launch of ScreenSafe’s website on 31 March.ScreenSafe is an initiative of the NZ Techos’ Guild and the website marks the firststage of a multi-year, sec...
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SPADA Industry Award Recipients 2015

Winners of three prestigious SPADA (Screen Production & Development Association) Industry Awards were announced at the SPADA conference in Wellington at the 18th Annual SPADA Industry Awards ceremony on Thursday 12 November. The SPADA Industry Champion 2015 went to Chris Bail...
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SPADA Welcomes Govt's Changes to Screen Incentives

SPADA welcomes the Government’s announcement, which sets out changes to the structure and level of support for overseas and New Zealand film and television productions and strikes a good balance between attracting international inward production and providing opportunity to gro...
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SPADA Welcomes Gibson's Appointment to Helm

SPADA welcomes the appointment of Dave Gibson as the new CEO of the NZFC. SPADA views his appointment as a clear signal to industry that the NZFC is looking to build and develop a sustainable domestic industry with a stronger international reach.Dave Gibson, a long-standing SPAD...
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SPADA and Producers Guild of America (PGA) Form Alliance

The Screen Production and Development Association of New Zealand (SPADA) and the Producers Guild of America (PGA) have formed an alliance, it was announced today by SPADA Chief Executive, Penelope Borland. A Memorandum of Understanding was presented at the annual SPADA conferenc...
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2006/07 Screen Industry Statistics Show Consolidation

While 2006/7 was a year of tightening conditions for the domestic screen industry in New Zealand the latest statistics from the Screen Industry Survey by Statistics New Zealand do not show any significant decline or long term trends for the industry, according to SPADA, the Scree...
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SPADA and Screenrights Welcome Changes to NZ Copyright Laws

Both filmmakers and the education sector will benefit from a number of changes introduced into the New Zealand Copyright Act, according to Screenrights, the copyright collecting society that provides TV copying licences to educational institutions. Screenrights Chief Executive Si...
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INTERNATIONAL LINE-UP LOOKING STRONG FOR SPADA CONFERENCE

SPADA is thrilled with the calibre of the international speakers who have indicated their availability to speak at conference this year. They include award-winning UK executive producer/ producer DAVID AUKIN.  David is currently Managing Director of Daybreak Pictures, which hand...
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BREAKTHROUGH TERMS OF TRADE FOR NZOA FUNDED TV PROGRAMMES

NZ On Air has announced new terms for funded TV productions.  The deal was locked off in late March, after discussions with SPADA and the Screen Council, and announced yesterday by Minister of Broadcasting, Steve Maharey. “The boards of NZ On Air, SPADA and the Screen Council...
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