We're recruiting for the team to deliver NZIFF 2021. Currently seeking a Publications Editor, National Publicist and Film Logistics Manager. Click here for details and keep an eye out for more opportunities to join the teams in Auckland and Wellington and help raise the curtain for the film festival this year.
NZIFF at Cannes Marché du Film
For the first time ever, NZIFF will present a film project at the upcoming Cannes Marché du Film in July.
NZIFF will be part of Fantastic 7, a programme which shines a spotlight on the global genre industry presenting them to international co-producers and distributors. NZIFF will present James Ashcroft's feature film in development The Rule of Jenny Pen.
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Announcing 2021 Dates
It’s the news you’ve been waiting for: Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival 2021 will take place in October/November in 13 towns and cities nationwide and will include the festival’s flagship venues – The Civic in Auckland, The Embassy in Wellington, Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch, and Dunedin's Regent Theatre. Read more here
You Told Us ... & We're Listening
Our 2020 audience survey was the most in-depth survey we have ever done. Thanks to those who took the time to tell us about their experiences with the film festival in 2020. Of those who responded, 80% watched films online or in a cinema and of those who watched online, 74% rated the experience as excellent or very good.