Final production funding round for Te Puna Kairangi opens 6 December

Posted Tuesday 09 Nov 2021

Final production funding round for Te Puna Kairangi opens 6 December

Get ready to apply, we know lots of you have what this fund is looking for! Ara ki Te Puna Kairangi – The Premium Development Fund (‘Premium Development’) is designed to support projects that are ambitious and bold with significant international appeal and should represent a step change to support high quality productions. 

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Following consultation with the Guilds and others in the screen sector:   

  • the requirement for a minimum of 10% Private International Investment remains the same as previous rounds.
  • the NZFC has added considerations relating to the five key objectives to provide greater clarity. 

Applications will only be accepted if they are submitted through the portal on the funding page of Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) website before the published deadline. If you have not applied for NZFC funding before you will need to create an account on the portal first. 

The NZFC recommends applicants join the information webinar on Wednesday 8 December 5 – 6pm which will help answer your questions about this funding round.

Click here to register for the webinar.

Questions can be sent in advance to 

Updated Premium Production Fund Guidelines, Terms of Trade and Submission checklists are available here.