Welcome to the home of Pacific Islanders in Film & Television, the association of Pacific film and television makers mainly based in Aotearoa.

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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Sima Urale PIFT Chair’s Outgoing Statement 2017

The statement below is an extract from the PIFT Annual Report 2016 - 2017 from outgoing Chair Sima Urale, delivered to the Annual General Meeting at Auckland Art Gallery on Saturday 18th November 2017. Talofa lava, It has been my pleasure to be part of the PIFT Board...

Agenda for PIFT AGM

AGENDA FOR THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF P.I.F.T. (Pacific Islanders in Film and Television Inc.) To be held on: Saturday, 18th November, 2017, 2PM - 3PM At: Auckland Art Gallery Auditorium Board Room ALL WELCOME Apologies Minutes of [2016] AGM held on Saturday 3rd...

ONE THOUSAND ROPES: CASE-STUDY

From Script to Screen NOVEMBER 2, 2017 - NOVEMBER 2, 2017, PARK ROAD POST, 141 PARK RD, MIRIMAR, WELLINGTON “That seemingly casual connection between life an mythology, between flesh-and-blood reality and its parallel spiritual dimensions, informs this meditative...

Congrats the Islanders in Show me Shorts

One young Tongan actor made his debut in the film 'The World in Your Window', by writer/director Zoe McIntosh, at the NZ International Film Festival earlier in the year. Now he is nominated in the Show me Shorts Awards Ceremony (28th October, at The Civic) for Best...

South Auckland Short Film Workshop 2017

Script to Screen, Ngā Aho Whakaari and PIFT present the 2017 South Auckland Short Film Workshop – a free two-day workshop that will give you everything you need to know to make a short film. Over one weekend, four experienced filmmakers will guide you through each...

Siapo Cinema 2017 Wrap

Siapo Cinema 2017 celebrates the people and culture of the Pacific with a vibrant festival of feature films, short films, music, documentaries, panel discussions and archival film compilations along with live performances and creative activities. The festival kicked...

The Community Hub Consultation Clubhouse

From the NZ Film Commission Mt. Albert Senior Citizens Hall, Auckland 21 October at 18:30–21:30 Let's get together in a senior citizens hall and talk about a space for filmmakers between the ages of 18 and 35. This is no frills, just chat, so come along and feed into...

PIFT AGM ’17

It's that time of year again. PIFT is holding its Annual General Meeting and you're invited to have your say, nominate to the board or just come along to say hi. When: Saturday 18th November Where: Auckland Art Gallery, Auditorium Board Room Time: 2pm - 3pm PIFT has...

Young Creators: Before You Say Yes to Web Series

From DEGNZ, the Directors and Editors Guild NZ Get more control over your career by knowing the pitfalls to avoid before you set out on your web series dreams. Be informed about issues currently facing web content creators in NZ. Lately, we’ve seen some appalling...