Just a reminder that the deadline for entering the Māori Screen Excellence Award is fast approaching! The Award will offer a maximum of a $50,000 grant to one recipient. Nominate yourself or someone else through the NZFC application portal; anyone can submit a nomination but nominees must be Māori and actively participating in the film industry in New Zealand or overseas.

Deadline: 1pm Monday, 25 January 2021

Te Aupounamu Māori Screen Excellence Award has been established alongside Te Rautaki Māori o Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga; the New Zealand Film Commission's Māori Strategy. The annual award is a way of recognising and celebrating members of the Māori filmmaking community who have displayed a high-level contribution and/or achievement in filmmaking.

The award is open to writers, directors, producers, heads of department and screen industry representatives.

Click here to submit your application

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