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Screen Producers Keep New Media Rights Separate

New Zealand took part in an international meeting on new media rights that took place among producer organisations in Cannes. The media release summarizes the result of the meeting. Producer associations were concerned to ensure that non-broadcast rights are kept distinct from tr...
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SPADA Statement On MEAA Vote

SPADA is the New Zealand organisation representing producers and production houses in the independent film and television industry. SPADA's deliberate position has been to remain outside of the process leading to this final MEAA vote and we respect the right of the new actors' me...
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Screen Industry Awards Announced

The New Zealand screen industry honours three recipients of awards: SPADA New Filmmaker of the Year SPADA Independent Producer of the Year SPADA/Onfilm Industry Champion The Awards were presented at the TVNZ Big Dinner on Friday November 18 as part of the Screen Production and De...
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Greening the Screen - Film Industry 'Greens' Productions

From unit assistants, camera men, make-up artists, through to producers and directors - as of today everybody in the New Zealand screen industry has the tools to contribute to ‘greener’ film and TV productions. A practical toolkit Greening the Screen was launched today durin...
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Full Cinemas for Inaugural Short Film Showcase

Village SKYCITY Cinemas reports full cinemas for every session at last weekend’s short film showcase “Stubbies” – A Showcase of New Zealand Shorts (August 6 and 7 2005 with two sessions daily at 2:30pm and 5:30pm, exclusive to Village SKYCITY Cinemas Queen St, Auckland ci...
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"STUBBIES" Free Shorts For Everyone

For the first time, in one showcase, 16 New Zealand short films and music videos will be presented on the BIG SCREEN and admission is FREE! Village SKYCITY Cinemas, Queen Street , Auckland , is proud to host stubbies – A Showcase of New Zealand Shorts, screening on August 6th a...
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UK/NZ Co-Production Nominated For Two BAFTAS

NOT ONLY, BUT ALWAYS, a UK telefeature made for Channel 4 UKTV about the life and times of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, has been nominated for two BAFTAS - Best Single Drama and Best Actor (for Rhys Ifan's performance as Peter Cook). The telefeature was shot in and around Aucklan...
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Australasian Producers Accord

SPADA and SPAA join forces in the International Federation of Film Producers Associations. The Screen Producers Association of Australia (SPAA) and its New Zealand equivalent, the Screen Production and Development Association (SPADA), have joined forces to represent the interests...
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NZ & Germany Sign Film Co-Production Treaty

Prime Minister Helen Clark and Germany 's Foreign Minister, Joschka Fischer, today signed the New Zealand-Germany Film Co-Production Treaty. Helen Clark said that the Treaty provided formally for New Zealand and Germany to co-operate in film production, and to facilitate co-produ...
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