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REPOST from AVAIKI NIUS Jason Brown Editor, Avaiki Nius Smashing first-day box office records will see Moana trigger a looming tsunami of interest in all things Polynesia, predicts a leading Pacific film official. “Get ready for the Moana wave,” New… REPOST from The Coconet.tv PIFT (Pacific Islanders in Film and Television Inc) The PIFT Fono 2016 was the first fono for the group since its launch in November last year. The Fono brought together a wide range of filmmakers and creatives in the media scene and had a… pift-flier-9512365 PIFT will be holding its annual Fono on Saturday 3rd December,  Venue: 2 Kingsland Terrace, MTG RM, in Kingsland Register by emailing [email protected] Programme: 1000: Registrations 1025: New Zealand Film Commission’s Karin Williams talks film pathways for… 15042225_880578738746014_5229604404566747211_o-5987572 Featured image courtesy of The Coconet.Tv The street in front of the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood became an “ocean of stars”, filmmakers and guests celebrating the premiere of Disney’s “Moana,” the tale of a South Pacific island teenager who sails off… REPOST from DEGNZ Blog in BLOG /by Tui Ruwhiu 10 November 2016 New Zealand On Air’s recent announcement of changes to its funding strategy and to a lesser extent the mooted desire of TVNZ to take over Freeview has brought discussion of public service broadcasting once… groupshot1-0-720-0-6401-7920614 A whole weekend dedicated to Pasifika film saw some of the OGs of our fledgling industry engage with 10 young scriptwriters to help them hone their craft. “Just the luxury of being able to spend time with these guys that we’ve always looked up to is so…