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Government sources provided majority of funding for screen industry

COLLETTE DEVLIN Film-making jobs are being scorched, despite the government throwing a dragon’s den of gold at the business. But the government says criticism of its support is unwarranted with thousands more jobs in prospect. The Statistics New Zealand 2014 Screen Industry Survey figures released on Wednesday show the screen industry made a total revenue […]

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Boom in Auckland film industry

By Kate Rodger After a very lean few years, the Auckland screen industry is booming. Cult television show Power Rangers is helping lead the charge, and for the first time it has a Kiwi Power Ranger in the mix. Followed by millions of fans in more than 150 countries, this new season of this popular series has already […]

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Trades and film industry drive student enrolments

PHIL MCCARTHY The Christchurch rebuild and upcoming New Zealand film projects appear to be on the minds of students with applications for trades courses, digital media and animation increasing as students flock back to the Southern Institute of Technology for another year. SIT deputy chief executive corporate Bharat Guha said the most significant increases were in the […]

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