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SPADA and TVNZ Agree on Terms of Trade

The Screen Production and Development Association (SPADA) and TVNZ have reached an agreement on protocols for the ownership of rights to programmes paid for by Charter funding. The protocols enable producers to retain the majority of licensing income and rights associated with pr...
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Annie Goldson wins SPADA Pitching Competition 2004

New SPADA member and filmmaker Annie Goldson won the SPADA Pitching Competition at the annual SPADA conference, held in Auckland earlier this month.  SPADA conference delegates were entertained with seven pitches, selected from a range of entries by former SPADA President Da...
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Screen Industry Awards announced

The screen industry rewarded three of its members -  Diana Rowan, Florian Habicht and Trevor Haysom  -  with achievement awards at the SPADA conference. Top talent agent, Diana Rowan, has been named as the SPADA OnFilm Industry Champion of the Year.  The award, which recognis...
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SPADA New Filmmaker 2004, finalists selected

Three finalists for the prestigious SPADA New Filmmaker of the Year Award 2004 have been selected. The Award is the primary recognition in New Zealand for emerging filmmakers who have displayed special talent, excellence and creativity in their filmmaking to date. The winner, who...
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New SPADA CEO announced

The Screen Production and Development Association, New Zealand's largest film and television industry association, announced the appointment of their new Chief Executive today. Penelope Borland, currently manager of Arts Advocacy and Communications at Creative NZ will takeover th...
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Screen production industry still on a roll

On the eve of The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers launch, the results of the annual SPADA Screen Production Survey were announced today. Industry activity has remained healthy despite the effects of the massive Rings project beginning to diminish. "Rings is the biggest film pr...
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New Producer Award

A substantial new award to help new screen producers has been announced. The Film Investment Corporation Foundation inaugural awards mark Gary Hannam's Film Investment Corporation 21 years involvement in the New Zealand film industry, and the first year of business of Justin Pear...
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SPADA Young Film Maker 2001, finalists selected

Finalists for the prestigious SPADA Young Film Maker of the Year Award 2001 were announced today. The Award is the primary recognition in New Zealand for emerging film makers who have displayed special talent and creativity in their film making to date. Two finalists were selecte...
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