Gilbert, Lemmon and two Oscars

Gilbert, Lemmon and two Oscars

The 89th Academy Awards wrapped up two weeks ago in a whirl of controversy, but for the New Zealand film industry it certainly didn’t overshadow the iconic victories of a few new Oscar winners. Two New Zealanders, John Gilbert and Dan Lemmon, were nominated for Academy Awards this year in the categories of ‘Best Film […]

2015 Wellingtonian of the Year

2015 Wellingtonian of the Year

Sir Richard Taylor has been named the Supreme Winner at the Wellingtonian of the Year Awards. As well as taking out the Arts category, the CEO and co-founder of Weta Workshop won the award for outstanding contribution to the entertainment and creative industries. Almost 400,000 visitors have seen his most recent project, a collaboration between […]

2015 SPADA Conference – 18th Annual Industry Awards

2015 SPADA Conference – 18th Annual Industry Awards

WIFT member Alyx Duncan and her short film ‘The Tide Keeper’ have joined a line of prestigious filmmakers by winning the Oscar®-accredited Lightbox Best Film Award at the Show Me Shorts awards, along with the 2015 New Filmmaker of the Year award.   2015 has been a breakthrough year for Alyx Duncan. Two days after […]