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Sounds of Caribbean planned for Auckland’s first steelband festival

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arts & Sports, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Calypso, CaribbeaNZ Southern Stars, Culture, Evening Report, Featured, festivals, Global, Indigenous, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Music, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Steelband festival, Youth  /  Comments Off on Sounds of Caribbean planned for Auckland’s first steelband festival

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Auckland’s popular Silo Park will come alive to the sounds of the Caribbean next week. Part of the Summer at Silo Park events, the Aotearoa-New Zealand Steelband Festival on Saturday, February 24, will bring together seven local steelbands and feature two special guest steelbands from Australia. It is the first event […]

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Annual New Zealand History Awards Announced

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Annual New Zealand History Awards Announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Annual New Zealand History Awards Announced Themes of pacifism and conscientious objection feature prominently among this year’s annual New Zealand History Awards, which sees a total of $100,250 awarded to 10 applicants. “Researchers Margaret Lovell-Smith and Dan Bartlett delve into reactions […]

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Submissions for 2018 now open | Show Me Shorts Film Festival

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  2018, 24/7 News, Arts & Sports, enter, enter film festival, enter film festivals, entry deadline, entry guidelines, Film festival, Film Festivals, Filmmaking, General News, New Zealand, short film, short film festival, short film festivals, short films, shorts, Show Me Shorts, Submit, submit to film festival  /  Comments Off on Submissions for 2018 now open | Show Me Shorts Film Festival

MIL OSI – Source: Show Me Shorts Film Festival – Release/Statement Headline: Submissions for 2018 now open | Show Me Shorts Film Festival Submissions are now open for the 13th edition of Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading international short film festival. Show Me Shorts 2018 will take place this Spring in more than 25 cinemas nationwide […]

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1000th Last Post at Pukeahu

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on 1000th Last Post at Pukeahu

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: 1000th Last Post at Pukeahu The 1000th daily Last Post ceremony marking the First World War centenary will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial at 5.00pm on Thursday 18 January and members of the public are welcome to attend.  Last […]

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Partnership with Universal Pictures and MRC’s Film Mortal Engines to Bring Significant Economic, Cultural and Industry Benefits to New Zealand

By   /  December 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Arts & Sports, Film and Entertainment, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Partnership with Universal Pictures and MRC’s Film Mortal Engines to Bring Significant Economic, Cultural and Industry Benefits to New Zealand

Source: New Zealand Film Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Partnership with Universal Pictures and MRC’s Film Mortal Engines to Bring Significant Economic, Cultural and Industry Benefits to New Zealand The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) and Education New Zealand (ENZ) have partnered with Universal Pictures, MRC and Hungry City Limited on the upcoming film Mortal […]

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Landmarks Whenua Tohunga showcasing Otago’s history and heritage

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Landmarks Whenua Tohunga showcasing Otago’s history and heritage

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Landmarks Whenua Tohunga showcasing Otago’s history and heritage Twelve hugely significant Otago sites are now included in the Landmarks Whenua Tohunga programme, Paul James Chief Executive Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage said today. “Landmarks Whenua Tohunga is an exciting […]

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How to self-distribute a short film online | Show Me Shorts Film Festival

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, Film Festivals, Filmmaker Resources, how to, intro, introduction, jobs, pre-production, process, producer, producing, responsibilities, rights, Show Me Shorts  /  Comments Off on How to self-distribute a short film online | Show Me Shorts Film Festival

MIL OSI – Source: Show Me Shorts Film Festival – Release/Statement Headline: How to self-distribute a short film online | Show Me Shorts Film Festival  Online self-distribution puts the power back in the hands of film makers.  Once your short film has completed the festival circuit and secured any sales deals, it is time to roll out your online self-distribution strategy.  The advantage of online self-distribution […]

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VOD channels for online self-distribution | Show Me Shorts Film Festival

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, appendix, Arts & Sports, distribution, Film Festivals, Filmmaker Resources, online distribution, short film distribution, Show Me Shorts, vod, vod channels, vod platforms  /  Comments Off on VOD channels for online self-distribution | Show Me Shorts Film Festival

MIL OSI – Source: Show Me Shorts Film Festival – Release/Statement Headline: VOD channels for online self-distribution | Show Me Shorts Film Festival VOD Platforms Type Payment Notes Fandor SVOD No set-up fees. They say they split 50/50 with creators, but the split is based on viewership, time watched and gross receipts Device friendly. Filmmakers […]

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NZIER Report Demonstrates Strong Economic Contribution of the Screen Industry

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Arts & Sports, Film and Entertainment, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZIER Report Demonstrates Strong Economic Contribution of the Screen Industry

Source: New Zealand Film Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZIER Report Demonstrates Strong Economic Contribution of the Screen Industry The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) today released key economic highlights which reinforce the screen industry’s value to the New Zealand economy. Economic modeling undertaken by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER), based on […]

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People’s Choice award winner 2017 | Show Me Shorts Film Festival

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, Awards, cinema, Costa Botes, film, Film festival, Film Festivals, Filmmaker Resources, films, General News, Hamish Mortland, New Zealand, People's Choice Award, short film, short film festivals, Show Me Shorts, WatchMe, winners, Zoe McIntosh  /  Comments Off on People’s Choice award winner 2017 | Show Me Shorts Film Festival

MIL OSI – Source: Show Me Shorts Film Festival – Release/Statement Headline: People’s Choice award winner 2017 | Show Me Shorts Film Festival Congratulations to the team behind The World in Your Window, who are the winners of our WatchMe People’s Choice Award. Hundreds of votes were cast by audience members who attended screenings across […]

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adidas reveals 2018 Investec Super Rugby jersey designs

By   /  December 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Adidas, Arts & Sports, Business, Press Release, Sport  /  Comments Off on adidas reveals 2018 Investec Super Rugby jersey designs

MIL OSI – Source: Adidas – Release/Statement Headline: adidas reveals 2018 Investec Super Rugby jersey designs • adidas reveals the five latest jersey designs for the 18/19 Super Rugby season• Kit aims to bring out the best, to highlight rivalry between teams• Home jerseys will be worn from preseason Auckland, New Zealand, Friday 1st December, […]

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NZFC releases Annual Report for 2016-17

By   /  December 4, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Arts & Sports, Film and Entertainment, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZFC releases Annual Report for 2016-17

Source: New Zealand Film Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZFC releases Annual Report for 2016-17 The New Zealand Film Commission’s Annual Report 2016/17 was tabled in Parliament on Thursday. Releasing the report, Film Commission Chair Kerry Prendergast said, “We are farewelling Dave Gibson at the end of the calendar year, and this annual report reflects […]

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Daffodils Wins Vista Film Marketing Competition

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Arts & Sports, Film and Entertainment, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Daffodils Wins Vista Film Marketing Competition

Source: New Zealand Film Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Daffodils Wins Vista Film Marketing Competition Daffodils, a soon-to-be produced New Zealand musical feature film won the annual Vista Film Marketing competition. The prize, which was awarded at the final session of the Vista marketing programme, contributes $75,000 to the film’s marketing budget.  Last year’s winner […]

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The New Zealand Army Band plays Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Sunday

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on The New Zealand Army Band plays Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Sunday

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: The New Zealand Army Band plays Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Sunday Some of New Zealand’s finest military musicians and vocalists will feature in the iconic New Zealand Army Band’s free concert this Sunday 3 December at Pukeahu National War […]

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True stories make top shorts for 2017 | Show Me Shorts Film Festival

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, And So We Put Goldfish in the Pool, Arts & Sports, balloonfest, film, Film Festivals, Makoto Nagahisa, Nathan Truesdall, online shorts, Patrick Bresnan, Screening Room, short film, short films, Show Me Shorts, the rabbit hunt  /  Comments Off on True stories make top shorts for 2017 | Show Me Shorts Film Festival

MIL OSI – Source: Show Me Shorts Film Festival – Release/Statement Headline: True stories make top shorts for 2017 | Show Me Shorts Film Festival It’s time to look back and make our lists of top films from 2017. Thanks to my programming gig at Show Me Shorts I’ve seen hundreds of films and can […]

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Regional Film Offices of New Zealand and New Zealand Film Commission Sign MOU

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Arts & Sports, Film and Entertainment, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Regional Film Offices of New Zealand and New Zealand Film Commission Sign MOU

Source: New Zealand Film Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Regional Film Offices of New Zealand and New Zealand Film Commission Sign MOU A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed yesterday between the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) and the Regional Film Offices of New Zealand (RFONZ), the organisation representing regional film office members. The MOU […]

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Gender Information Updated

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Arts & Sports, Film and Entertainment, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Gender Information Updated

Source: New Zealand Film Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Gender Information Updated The first plank in the NZFC’s gender policy relates to collecting and publishing information and statistics on women working in the screen industry.  We have recently updated some of the information to include figures from the 2016/17 financial years. You will find the […]

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Te Puna Ataata The New Zealand Film Heritage Trust Launches

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Arts & Sports, Film and Entertainment, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Te Puna Ataata The New Zealand Film Heritage Trust Launches

Source: New Zealand Film Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Te Puna Ataata The New Zealand Film Heritage Trust Launches The New Zealand Production Fund Trust is pleased to announce that the Trust has been repurposed to become Te Puna Ataata, the New Zealand Film Heritage Trust. Filmmakers can appoint the charitable trust to act as […]

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Interactive Development Fund Now Open

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Arts & Sports, Film and Entertainment, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Interactive Development Fund Now Open

Source: New Zealand Film Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Interactive Development Fund Now Open The Interactive Development Fund, a Film Commission grant designed to facilitate the development of Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and gaming projects, is now open. The deadline for applications is 16 March 2018. The funding will be made available for […]

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