TIME’S UP in US launches the 4 Percent Challenge
From 2007 to 2018, just 4% of directors of the 1200 top-grossing US films were women. The #4PercentChallenge, launched during an event at Sundance on Friday, is calling on filmmakers to commit to ...read more.
Mental health initiative seeks short films about women
If you have a short film or documentary which follows a female's story, then Toge+her would love to hear from you! Toge+her is a new supportive space for women, addressing mental health issues. E ...read more.
Jodie Foster teaches filmmaking in new MasterClass
Be sure to catch this MasterClass by director Jodie Foster, who offers her rare insight into the craft as both an actor and director. The two-time Oscar winner, who has helmed the films Money Mo ...read more.
Loading Docs submissions due on Friday!
Loading Docs wants your stories that speak to the theme of POWER. As a creative motivation, be it physical, internal, social, political, emotional or psychological, POWER challenges documentary ...read more.
Get set for the Raupapa Whakaari Funding Initiative
Writers and producers it's time to team up! Set up by the New Zealand Film Commission and NZ On Air, the Raupapa Whakaari Funding initiative is designed to stimulate and grow opportunities for Ne ...read more.
Catalyst He Kauahi offers new funding support for Kiwi filmmakers
Here's a fantastic and inspiring funding opportunity for filmmakers. Catalyst He Kauahi is a new fund that aims to support New Zealand filmmakers to progress their talents to the next stage and ...read more.
Gear up for the Maoriland Festival
Every March, film makers and film lovers from all over the world descend on the small town of Ōtaki for five days of screenings workshops, art exhibitions and special events. And it will happen ...read more.
New UK guidelines for films depicting sexual violence
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has published new guidelines which include a key change to the classification of films which include scenes of rape and other forms of sexual viol ...read more.