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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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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 stories from…

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 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…

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 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 documentaries….

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      …