Congratulations to WIFT NZ members whose work has received funding from New Zealand On Air in its last funding round of the year.

Successful WIFT NZ-member projects cover a broad range of topics from disability to martial arts and Pacific gospel soul music to the voting age in New Zealand.

Mystic for TVNZ 2 receives up to $1,000,000, plus a platform reduction up to $64,000.
Aidee Walker, Director
Six months have passed since the events of season 1 and Kauri Point is thriving. However, Mystic reappears to Issie in strange and mysterious visions, pointing her and her friends to a mystery from the past.

Moe & Friends for Prime receives up to $904,556
Briar Coleman, Producer
An animated preschool series featuring the beloved characters from The Moe Show. The series explores the concepts of sensory play, problem solving, imagination and social interaction.

Princess Of Chaos for TVNZ 1 receives up to $2,549,000, plus a platform reduction of up to $104,000.
Flat3 Productions
A telefeature adaptation of Bevan Chuang's life story centered on her role in a political scandal.

Down For Love for TVNZ receives up to $294,529, plus a platform reduction of up to $132,000.
Ramon Te Wake, Director, Attitude Pictures
Young people with Down syndrome learn about how to find love in an enlightening, charming and unfiltered series.

Fighting Chance for Māori Television, receives up to $344,236
Pietra Brettkelly, Executive Producer
Set in of one of the best Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) gyms in the world, City Kickboxing, this series follows 15 everyday people as they change their lives and train to be fighters.

Whānau 2021 for Māori Television receives up to $188,943.
Tumanako Kay Ellmers, Producer and Director 
The fourth instalment in a longitudinal documentary series following the lives of four Māori born in 2000.

Women Of The Dump for The Spinoff receives up to $88,440.
Amber Easby Executive Producer 
In Wellington, a group of young women from troubled backgrounds have found family, belonging and self-worth at an unlikely place - the dump, but now face an uncertain future.

Soul Sessions for Tagata Pasifika + receives up to $99,948.
Ngaire Fuata, Executive Producer 
Uncovering the best of Aotearoa's Pacific gospel music, this series goes behind the lyrics that capture the stories and identity of Pasifika in New Zealand.

Make it 16 for The Spinoff receives up to $30,000.
Ruth Korver, Producer, Storybox
A documentary following a group of rangatahi activists who are taking their campaign to lower the NZ voting age to the courts.

Toa Hunter Gatherer for Māori Television receives up to $306,510.
Nicole Horan, Producer
A ground-breaking, trend-setting series hosted by Owen Boynton that takes a holistic view on gathering kai and the environment we live in.

The Side Eye 3 for The Spinoff receives up to $62,031.
Hexwork Productions
An online animated non-fiction comic series exploring some of New Zealand's trickiest conversations in an accessible, easy-to-follow and easy-to-share way, by award-winning artist, Toby Morris.

Princess Of Chaos for TVNZ 1receives up to $2,549,000, plus a platform reduction of up to $104,000.
Flat3 Productions
A telefeature adaptation of Bevan Chuang's life story centered on her role in a political scandal.

The Mountain for Māori Television receives up to $200,000.
Morgan Waru, Carthew Neal (Piki Films)
Three runaway children find adventure, friendship and confront their own personal demons in their quest to uncover magic on the peak of Mount Taranaki.

ANZAC Day Dawn Service & The National Wreathlaying Service 2021 for TVNZ 1 receives up to $137,191.
Screentime New Zealand

 

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