Next deadline for NZ On Air's July funding round

Posted Monday 28 Mar 2022

Next deadline for NZ On Air's July funding round

NZ On Air says it expects to receive many applications for this first funding round of the new financial year -  don't disappoint them! There's plenty of time to prepare for the next deadline which is:

4pm, 21 July 2022 / Decisions: 21 September 2022.
For Factual: Targeted audiences including children's content; For Scripted: Targeted audiences including children's content.

If you intend to apply for funding from NZOA, there's a lot of useful information at the links below.

Click here to read the full July 2022 Scripted, Factual and Development funding round information for applicants 

Click here to read the full July 2022 Platform funding round information for applicants

  • Factual – genres prioritised for this round include Documentary and General Factual applications (including Events). Approximately $10m has been allocated for content intended for general audiences.  
  • Scripted – applications for the Premier and Sustainable strands of the Scripted Roadmap will be considered. This round is open to Premiere Drama, Scripted Comedy and Unscripted Comedy (eg comedy/panel show) content genres. Approximately $20m has been allocated for content intended for general audiences. Sustainable Drama and Newer Storytellers applications will be considered in upcoming rounds.
  • Development – both Content (including Diverse Development) and Industry development applications will be considered. Please see the Development Roadmap.
    • Factual development applications will only be accepted for projects that require significant research and have co-funding from the supporting platform. 
  • Platforms - applications from platforms seeking annual operating expenses for the 2022/23 financial year will be considered in the April/July funding round. 
    • The Platforms funding stream is a closed fund for existing funded entities who deliver services to create and deliver audio/visual public media content. These entities are described here. Applications for new platforms will not be considered.