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386158_473041132726631_1506511144_n-1286387 Hi my name’s Coben Storer. I’m a writer/director/editor that acts too. I’ve started Vanguard Films in order to protect and provide a service for my work and others (especially PIs and other PoC) in Aotearoa. I want to see the real US, in all genres,… I’m a technician at Weta Workshop specialising in mould making and casting. I have been working in mould making for 2 years and casting for 6 months. In Mould making we make moulds for any item (prop, sculpture, weapon, etc), that we want to make reproductions… 13263679_530457737141199_701545512709256395_n-7150152 From humble beginnings the Pasifika Film Fest (PFF) has grown from its first year (2013) in a warehouse in Sydney. It is now actively engaging with a wider pool of Pasefika practitioners and it’s great to see the number of films each year grow. PFF brings… nzoa-funding-strat-draft-graphic-3505298 During the Big Screen Symposium held in Auckland on the 24th and 25th September, Jane Wrightson (Chief Executive of NZOA) announced the NZOA draft new strategy.  This new strategy is purported to comprise of a single strategy guide for all funds with four streams… show-me-shorts-2-7609179 Show me Shorts is on for another year and now in 20 locations around Aotearoa and even in Antarctica. Check out the programme, events and sessions here. Also check out the Auckland Opening Night & Awards Ceremony at The Civic in Auckland and the Wellington Opening…