Welcome to the home of Pacific Islanders in Film & Television, the association of Pacific screen arts practitioners mainly based in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

PIFT seeks to network and engage with Pacific creators in the moving image industry, provide platforms and pathways for development and represent makers in wider industry and governmental or regulatory forums.

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IRD update per diems to $80NZD

IRD update per diems to $80 On 1 July 2018 Inland Revenue has updated an expenditure determination regarding people working in the screen production industry. If you are required to work away from home, the determination will apply to you. The determination allows...

Avatar Internships Open

CORAL INTERNSHIPS After an overwhelming response to the first set of internships for the Avatar Sequels, 880 Productions (Avatar Sequels) are now looking to fill more internship positions for 2019 in the following departments: - Costume - Lighting - Grips - Sound -...

2019 South Shorts Mentorship Programme

Participants who pitch a short film project at the 2018 South Auckland Short Film Workshop will also be invited to apply to the 2019 South Shorts Mentorship Programme. Approximately eight participants will be chosen to take part in the programme spanning five months,...

Someday Stories 2019 – Applications Open

Six Short Films To Be Produced in 2019 Go to outlookforsomeday.net/ for more... Someday Stories is a series of six sustainability-focused short films by emerging young film-makers from Aotearoa New Zealand. The completed films will be screened by Stuff, The...

NZOA Diversity Report 2017

From NZOA Diversity Report 2017 This report is the second of an ongoing series monitoring gender and ethnic diversity at the producer, director and writer level in TV and digital projects funded by NZ On Air. 15 Jun 2017 Share  Twitter  Facebook Overview In 2016 we...

South Shorts Film Workshop 2018

South Shorts Film Workshop SAT 24 NOV & SUN 25 NOV Manukau Institute of Technology, North Campus, Gate 13, Alexander Cres, Otara Script to Screen, Ngā Aho Whakaari and PIFT present the 2018 South Shorts Film Workshop – a free two-day workshop aimed at exposing...

Big Screen Symposium Zeitgeist 2018

MEDIA RELEASE BIG SCREEN SYMPOSIUM 2018 – 26 & 27 October INTERNATIONALLY ESTEEMED FILMMAKERS TUNE INTO THE ZEITGEIST The Big Screen Symposium, in its 7th year, once again presents an inspiring and accomplished line-up of speakers to the NZ film and television...

PFF ANNOUNCES NEXT FESTIVAL

Pasifika Film Fest has just closed out a successful 2018 season in Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra. We were extremely privileged to be able to showcase quality films such as Leiti's in Waiting (Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson, Hina Wong Kalu), Power Meri (Joanna Lester) and Out...

POLLYWOOD PASIFIKA FILM 2018

16 years of Pasifika Film and no sign of slowing down! Craig Fasi continues to support, promote and showcase Pasifika Film via his Labour of love Pollywood Pasifika Film. Limited to ONE screening on Sunday 4 November 2018, 6pm at the Mangere Art Centre – Nga Tohu O...

PIFT AGM 2018

Pacific Islanders in Film and Television Inc. publicly announces the Annual General Meeting of the Society. The meeting shall be held on Thursday 25th October At 453 Dominion Road, Balmoral, Auckland 6pm - 7pm The agenda shall be announced through the membership...