Calls to make NZ film internationally competitive

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 10 Dec 2021, 8:32AM
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Calls to make NZ film internationally competitive

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 10 Dec 2021, 8:32AM

The screen industry's being encouraged to make more local content. 

The Government's launched a review into how it funds parts of the sector.  

Review objectives include developing a more sustainable and resilient sector, while supporting better pay, conditions and improved career pathways.  

Film Commission Chief Executive David Strong told Mike Hosking they need to be competitive. 

“The fact is that our screens are saturated with Netflix, Disney, Amazon. International production quality is going higher, it’s a very competitive world out there, we need to see our stories seen in New Zealand and around the world, we need to make better stories.” 

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