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SPADA Launches Love Local Campaign

MEDIA RELEASEThursday 16 NovemberFor Immediate Release  SPADA CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO REGULATEINTERNATIONAL STREAMING PLATFORMS  (16 November 2023 - Wellington)   The New Zealand screen producers’ guild, SPADA, has called for Government to...
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Producer Scholarships to 2023 SPADA Conference Announced

SPADA, in association with the New Zealand Film Commission and NZ On Air, is delighted to announce the Producer Scholarships that have been awarded to nine Emerging and Mid-Career Producers to attend the 2023 SPADA Conference, to be held on 16th & 17th November 2023 in Well...
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All COVID-19 Requirements Removed

All COVID-19 requirements removed 14 Aug 2023 Effective from 12:01am Tuesday 15 August, 7 day mandatory isolation, wearing of face masks for visitors to healthcare facilities removed. The Government is removing the remaining COVID-19 public health requirements, effective from...
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NZ ON AIR Special Scripted Round Information

  Special Scripted roundWe've now published the Information for applicants to the Special Scripted round.NZ On Air has allocated a minimum of $15m for this round. We welcome Scripted drama and comedy production applications for pr...
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Screen CanterburyNZ Production Grant - Round 6 OPEN NOW

Applications are now open for qualifying productions to the Screen CanterburyNZ Production Grant Round 6. Now into its third year the Grant will provide finance to eligible productions that choose to film in the picturesque Canterbury & West Coast regions.  For projects...
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Greening the Screen: Brain Busters

Leading the charge on local production’s sustainability push, kids’ quiz series Brain Busters is working towards carbon neutrality. The production team at WhitebaitMedia in Christchurch have previously used the BAFTA-created Albert carbon calculator but have rece...
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