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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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....

Pollywood Pasifika Film Directors Selection

SEP19 Public Hosted by Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Galleryand Pollywood - Pasifika Film Wednesday, September 19 at 7 PM - 8:45 PM Tickets · $5 www.eventfinda.co.nz Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery 420 Titirangi Rd, Titirangi, Auckland, New Zealand 0642 Hide Map...

Brown Ink – Submissions 2018

PLAYWRITING PROGRAMME FOR NEW ZEALAND MĀORI AND PASIFIKA WRITERS Submissions close Saturday 01 September 2018. Playmarket's Brown Ink development programme is looking for Māori and Pasifika writers with the best new, exciting plays. Plays selected for development for...

Nominations for Pacific Peoples Awards 2018

Nominations are open from 1 July to 31 August 2018. Nominees will be contacted for consent to proceed. Nominations are accepted for Pacific People in NZ who are judged to make a significant contribution to the Pacific Communities in Aotearoa. Judging is independent of...