Pift Pacific Islanders in Film & TV | Pift Pacific Islanders in Film & TV

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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Coco-shorts Film Development Workshop Pift in conjunction with The Coconet TV brings together a powerhouse of Pacific film making to inspire and grow new storytelling ideas. Whether your passion is for digital, film or social media storytelling, put your hand up for…

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…

The WeScreenplay International Screenwriting Competition (WISC) is about providing screenwriters exposure to get their stories told. There are over $20,000 USD in prizes and the top three winners will be promoted across several platforms. Check their website for more….

GET IT SORTED key dates to early 2017 28 OCT – NZWG Seed Grant Round Three Deadline 2016 @ 12pm 07 NOV – NZFC Early Development Funding 18 NOV – NZ on Air Media Strategy Feedback  20 NOV – NZ on Air Funding TV – comedy, arts & culture, comedy, maori, platinum….

UNI SHORTS WINNERS 2016 15 Oct 2016: The Uni Shorts committee wishes to congratulate the winners from today’s awards presentation at the conclusion of the 2016 Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival held at the Unitec Institute of Technology, in Auckland, New…

A season of iconic local cinema, Films That Shaped New Zealand, screens at Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision in Wellington from October 12 – 22, in partnership with Manatū Taonga Ministry of Culture and Heritage, and supported by the NZ Film Commission. Further details…