Short Film Lab - Applications Open

Posted Sunday 10 Aug 2014

S cript to Screen and  Show Me Shorts are now calling for applications for the 2014 Short Film Lab.

Successful applicants will be offered a place in a one-day workshop as well as an opportunity for individual follow-up sessions. Participants in the 2014 Short Film Lab will be mentored by experienced industry practitioners who have excelled in short filmmaking including:  Jackie van Beek (Go the Dogs), Jake Mahaffy (Miracle Boy) and  Shuchi Kothari (Coffee and Allah). A fourth mentor will be announced soon.

Six writers (or writer/directors) will be selected to workshop their short film ideas (or short film scripts) during the full-day lab hosted by the University of Auckland on Saturday 8th November 2014. Those selected can come on their own, or bring up to two key creative collaborators with them. Thanks to the support of the  New Zealand Film Commission and the  Screen Production Programme at the University of Auckland, participation in the Short Film Lab is free for all selected. Travel grants are available for successful applicants who reside out of Auckland.

Applications close Thursday 4th September at 5pm.

Click here for more information and to apply now.

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Competition Time!

Posted Sunday 10 Aug 2014

Here's your chance to win a copy of The Red House, the fabulous and critically acclaimed film written by a WIFT member - Who was it?

Email answers please to with the name of the writer in the subject line.

Answers in by 5 pm Wednesday 13 August please!

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