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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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...

Show Me Shorts Award Winners Announced

From Show Me Shorts Website - Grace The winners of our 2018 awards have been unveiled. The filmmakers behind My Friend Michael Jones were the big winners on the night, taking home three awards – Toi Whakaari Best Actor (Villa Junior Lemanu), Final Draft Best...

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...