RNZ is venturing back in time with an online project, by Great Southern TV and New Zealand On Air, offering historical accounts of the New Zealand Wars.
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The first round of funding for NZ On Air’s NZ Media Fund is complete, with the announcement of the successful factual and scripted programmes that will be broadcast across a number of platforms.
We take a look at yesterday’s new season announcement to see how TVNZ is reacting to convergence and what it is going to fill the screens with, with a line up including Survivor New Zealand, Filthy Rich and new international hits.
NZ On Air has released research carried out by Glasshouse Consulting on Kiwis’ media consumption habits, finding the most rapid change is with younger audiences and New Zealanders continue to tune in to traditional media in the largest numbers.
NZ On Air has made a move to grow New Zealand’s online talent in a partnership with YouTube at a time when its channels are followed like TV series. However, according to new research, the same cannot be said about the platforms branded channels.
NZ On Air is providing funding to four projects covering seven regions throughout New Zealand after finding regional news content wasn’t reaching intended audiences in many regions.
It’s been called New Zealand’s most expensive TV show in history—and for good reason. With over $8 million of New Zealand On Air funding on top of the amount contributed from TVNZ’s own coffers, Filthy Rich certainly does live up to its name. We chat to the team at TVNZ about the launch campaign, airing the show two nights a week, and pressure of promoting a show with such a hefty price tag.
Stuff.co.nz has launched a new web series on its site, after running a campaign to source real content for the show from its readers.
When it comes to reaching New Zealanders, ye olde traditional broadcast media is still on top, with the results of NZ On Air’s independent media consumption study showing the majority of Kiwis are still consuming lots of linear television and live radio every day. But music audiences, the young and the Asian community are leading the charge to digital platforms.
‘Nephs’ and ‘aunties’ rejoice as Crown entity Te Mangai Paho (TMP) funds a second season of TV3’s The GC, forking over more than $419,000 towards the production of eight 30-minute episodes.