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The Technicians Guild has a new phone number:

09 8899522

Please note you must always dial 09 regardless of where you are in New Zealand. This applies particularly to Auckland.

Film Industry Position 6 August 2015

Kenderdine Electrical and Professional Lighting Services position available... more

NZTechos' Workshop #3: Time to talk film industry safety May 2014

Number three of four in our workshop series. The focus for this one: safety in the film industry. Free to Guild members, $25 non-members. Register here... more

Press Release: Screen Industry Forum held 14 November 2013

A meeting of over 400 screen industry practitioners and businesses met to discuss the state of the industry and responses to lack of government support. Read the full press release... more

NZTechos' Workshop #2: What's What in Visual FX's

Number two of four in our workshop series. The focus for this one: Visual FX. Gain invaluable insight from industry experts and be part of the conversation... more

The Film Commission has money for you ...

The opportunity for Professional Development Award money has not been taken up by one technician.... more

The Techos' Guild is changing…

New details for staff and Techos' HQ from February 2012...... more

Screen Sector Work Programme - have your say

Or... speak now or forever hold your peace! The SSWP is mid swing and needs your input as soon as possible.... more

Techo's Family Home lost in fire ***SOS***

Yves & Michelle Simard have lost all their possessions in an electrical fire just before Christmas...... more

AGM 2011 - What you need to know

Get your info here and come along!... more

NZTECHO Summer Articles: (full text) WUNZ Vanishing Spectrum

Haresh Bhana and Stephen Buckland on behalf of WUNZ answer “Where are Radio Frequencies Going?” Some key considerations into the future.... more

NZ crews fear fallout following immigration changes

Techos' media release response to the government announcement of changes to immigration for visiting crews...... more

NZTECHO Winter Article: Escalator Scheme

Steve Barr looks into perceptions of the new NZFC funding scheme, and how it might work out for crew.... more

IMMIGRATION process changes for international crew

A new process is being developed for productions bringing in crew from offshore.... more

Film Society Season / Doc Edge: Techos' Member DISCOUNTS

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When the office is open and what to do when it's not.... more

NZFVTG AGM 2010 Minutes

Tuesday 28 September 2010... more

Qantas Film & TV Awards Techos' WINNERS

Techos' winners at this years awards!... more

Kim Sinclair adds BAFTA to Avatar collection

They have done it again, picking up the BAFTA for Production Design... more

Tony Johnson Wins BFCA Inaugural Best Sound Award for Avatar

Annual Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Sound goes to... more

Genie & JLG Lighting Manual Links

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Paid Parental Leave for the Self Employed

Info on paid parental leave for contractors in the screen production industry from July 2006 NZTECHO... more

STUDENTS!!! join Guild for half-price (during study /post graduation)

The Techos... more

More Q&A on Paid Parental Leave

An email interview with Dept of Labour on Paid Parental Leave from 2006 NZTECHO... more

Overseas Crew Letter of Non Objection fee $45NZD + GST/person

There is a NZ$45 + gst administrative fee when applying for a letter of non-objection with the Techos... more
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