Te Aupounamu – Māori Screen Excellence Award opens today

Posted Tuesday 12 Oct 2021

Te Aupounamu – Māori Screen Excellence Award opens today

This annual award recognises and celebrates members of the Māori filmmaking community who have displayed a high-level contribution and/or achievement in filmmaking.

The Award will offer a maximum $50,000 grant to one recipient. Applications for this award are by nomination through the NZFC application portal. Anyone can submit a nomination, however, nominees must be Māori and actively participating in the film industry in New Zealand or overseas.

Key information:

  • Applications open – Wednesday 13 October 2021
  • Applications close – Monday 15 November 2021, 1pm
  • Decisions made by – Wednesday 8 December 2021

Please check updates to the guidelines before submitting your application or contact the Rautaki Team for more information: rautaki@nzfilm.co.nz