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NZ Film Commission Annual Report 2012/13

Annual Report 2012/13

The New Zealand Film Commission is pleased to release its Annual Report 2012/13.

This year the NZFC supported a record 13 feature films, 22 short films and administered grants for a further 25 film and television productions.

Ten NZFC supported films were released in cinemas with Mt. Zion (pictured) earning the most at the NZ Box office and also proving a hit on screens in Australia.

White Lies has been submitted as the official New Zealand entry for consideration for Best Foreign Language film for the Academy Awards and Shopping won the Grand Prix of the Generation 14 plus International section for the best feature film at the Berlin International Film Festival. In addition the prestigious festival screened The Weight of Elephants and short film I’m Going to Mum’s as well as the Screen Production Incentive Fund-supported series Top of the Lake.

Top of the Lake and Shopping also screened at Sundance alongside short films Night Shift and The Cleanest Pig, while here in New Zealand The Orator (O le Tulefale) won best feature film at the 2012 New Zealand Film Awards.

The NZFC was also pleased to invest in a range of professional development opportunities both independently and in partnership with industry organisations.

You can read more about the New Zealand Film Commission in the Annual Report here.


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