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Pan-Asian participants will get to practise their craft in a fun, supportive environment; expand their knowledge of rehearsal processes; and discover language for rewarding collaborations.
Jennifer (Te Atamira) Ward-Lealand, CNZM, has worked extensively in theatre, film, television, musical and radio for 40 years. She is also an accredited Intimacy Coordinator (Intimacy on Set, UK) for stage and screen. Jennifer is a co-founder of The Actors' Program and President of Equity New Zealand (since 2007). She is a patron of Q Theatre, Theatre New Zealand and the Te Manu Tīroriori Trust, and a trust board member of the Actors Benevolent Fund.
Registrations close Tuesday 7 June, 11AM.
Open to directors and actors of Pan-Asian descent who are members of either DEGANZ, PASC and/or Equity New Zealand.
Preparation: DEGANZ will provide scenes for the class at least one week in advance. Both directors and actors will be expected to do some script prep beforehand.
Cost: DEGANZ / PASC / Equity NZ members – Free
With over 17 years of experience in the APAC animation & character industry, Antony Gusscott has the vision to seek solutions to make your IP look good while highlighting the animated series potential and value. His ability to relate and inspire creativity has allowed him to build a broad network both globally and within the Korean Animation and Character Industry.
As the Creative Director of Sprinkles on Top, it is Antony's aim to identify unique animated content, and develop content so it is international and original, producing results that add value to strengthen their unique brands.
Join us for this webinar with Antony as he shares his insights in the animation industry and how to produce a pitch for an animated series.
Where: Zoom webinar (link to be sent to attendees on the day)
When: 7:30pm, Wednesday 11 May 2022
Sign up deadline: Friday 6 May
Gain insights into the craft of directing in this two-day workshop with experienced director Paul Murphy.
Saturday 2 April, 9:30am – 5pm
Sunday 3 April, 9:30am – 4pm
Where: Taia Studios, 4 Bay Road, Kilbirnie, Wellington 6022
Paul will share his approach to directing narrative drama, drawing on his well-established background in the New Zealand screen industry. He will provide participants with insight into grass roots filmmaking, covering development, pre-production, shooting and post.
The Directors Toolkit aims to establish a professional approach to directing and underline the keys to good work.
DEGANZ Members – Free
Non-members – $79 (billed upon selection)
This initiative, made possible with the support of Irirangi Te Motu New Zealand On Air and Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission, has been designed by convenor Shuchi Kothari to take six teams with a web series idea through a development and training programme to create a series bible, pitch deck, and finally the production of a high quality pilot.
Applications period between 1 September - 25 November 2022 (1:00 PM).