We need your help to shape the future of the film festival. Take our 2020 survey and share your past experiences, and your future dreams for the festival.
Bringing you the 2020 film festival in the time of COVID-19 was, for us, an extraordinary and exceptional experience.
Film-lovers from Kaitaia to Bluff enjoyed the 80 feature films and shorts programmes in our online festival. Once the government lifted restrictions, we brought a special selection of films – including all the New Zealand-made films – from our online festival to 300 screenings in 16 cinemas across the country.
Like you, we are learning to adapt through constant change. The recent outbreak in Auckland has served to remind us that all or any part of our country may be subject to COVID-19 restrictions without warning.
Looking ahead to the coming year as coronavirus still ravages the world, the prospect of presenting any public event is challenging.
Whether you watched films at the festival this year, online or in cinemas, or chose not to take part, we want to hear from you.
This survey is the most important and in-depth festival audience survey we have ever undertaken and we’re asking you to do more than