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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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...

Siapo Cinema: Oceania Film Festival 2018

The fifth annual Siapo Cinema: Oceania Film Festival returns to Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision in 2018, showcasing the vibrant stories of the Pacific on film. Join us for a range of pacific features, short films and unique events including a special evening celebrating the...

PIFT Scholarships to #BigScreen18

The 2018 Big Screen Symposium is on once again and this year's theme is Tuning into the Zeitgeist, exploring the forces influencing both collective and individual screen arts practices. Big Screen Symposium - 26th & 27th October ASB WATERFRONT THEATRE Find out more...

ARTWEEK 2018 Volunteers

The Artists Alliance Volunteer Programme was established to provide art students and graduates with valuable work experiences to build a bridge between their studies and work environments in the arts sector. The programme is now calling for people who are interested...

From the Shore | Symposium

For many indigenous writers and makers working within film, how to approach the camera is a critical, political issue. Many of the issues at stake can be found in the film and writings of pioneering filmmakers Barry Barclay and Merata Mita, who broke ground in telling...

Story Camp Aotearoa 2018 Applications Open

From Script to Screen Story Camp Aotearoa is a residential feature film workshop that fosters craft, voice and vision. Talented NZ screenwriters and filmmakers workshop their projects with exceptional international and local advisors. This December Script to Screen...

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR MFF 2019

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR MFF 2019 Submissions are now open for Māoriland Film Festival 2019. The 6th annual MFF will take place from March 20 - 24, 2019 in Ōtaki Aotearoa. Indigenous filmmakers from around the globe are invited to submit their films. MFF 2019 is also...

Pasifika Film Fest 2018

PFF Returns to the Big Screen in 2018! Talofa lava, Malo e lelei, Ni sa bula vinaka, Aloha, Fakalofa lahi atu, Malo ni, Hafa adai and warm Pacific greetings. You may have noticed PFF has been a little quiet since our festival events across Australia and NZ in 2016/17....