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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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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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