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2016-seed-logo-web-col-2469117 Created by Writers for Writers To give this industry its best chance of success we need strong and new ideas. We need stories that resonate. NZWG believe in different pathways for developing these stories. We need to allow writers space to find their voices. The goal… 12033143_1671690303049696_479569355290758082_n-e1474979956641-1986410 The Nuku’alofa Film Fest started in 2015 as the first ever independent film festival for Tonga. It was established by Sisi’uno Helu, Vea Mafile’o, Emily Mafile’o and Jerry Tauamiti, aiming at showcasing locally produced films, artistic performances and… https-2f2fcdn-evbuc_-com2fimages2f238111482f177293900292f12foriginal-7414742 This year’s 24th annual SPADA Conference takes place on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 November at the Mac’s Function Centre in Wellington. CLICK HERE to register Find out more here EARLY BIRD REGISTRATIONS (EXPIRES FRIDAY 30 SEPT 2016) [Fees exl. gst] SPADA Members… script-writer-awards-2016-web-colours-4605593 The New Zealand Writers Guild is honoured to announce the WINNERS in the seventh annual SWANZ & USC (Script Writer Awards NZ & Unproduced Script Competition) Congratulations to our winners in nine categories at last night’s 2016 SWANZ Awards ceremony…. script-writer-awards-2016-web-colours-4605593 ANNUAL SCRIPT WRITER AWARDS NEW ZEALAND The NZ Screen Production Industry’s most laid-back, fun awards! Thursday 22 September  Doors 7.30pm | Ceremony 8.00pm Classic Comedy Club Queen St AUCKLAND $35 per NZWG member | $45 per non-member | Entry (doors 7pm) | Limited… 840615-388105-14-1829580 Celebrate Tongan language week (4th – 10th September) with a one-off film screening of short films by the talented Mafile’o sisters. The short films retell early Tongan myth for contemporary audiences. ‘Aho’eitu is preceded by The Legend of Kava Tonga, and both…