SPADA Screen Industry Summit - Early Bird Registrations Extended!

Posted Monday 03 Nov 2014

Friday 28 November 2014, Wellington, New Zealand
SPADA Screen Industry Summit featuring the 17th Annual SPADA Screen Industry Awards
Mac's Function Centre, Taranaki Wharf, Wellington

Early Bird Registrations extended for SPADA Screen Industry Summit on Friday 28 November at the Mac's Function Centre in Wellington.

This Early Bird rate includes the day's programme and the Apex Insurance Cocktail Function and the 17th Annual SPADA Screen Industry Awards.  Registration rates are:

SPADA Member                 $200.00 (+gst)
Industry Guild Member   $250.00 (+gst)                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Non-Industry                     $300.00 (+gst)
Students                           $150.00 (+gst)

Below is the current draft programme which is sure to deliver on information, insights and inspiration!  The day will also provide an opportunity to come together with your friends, colleagues and fellow delegates to network and be part of the collective "us" that is the New Zealand independent screen production industry.  It will also be an opportunity to applaud the industry's entrepreneurial spirit and vigour and celebrate the many, many stories it has given breathe to over the years.



8:30                          Registration Opens (Morning tea)


9:00-10:00           SPADA 2014 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Cable Room

(Financial Members Only)


10:00-10:10        Welcome/Opening

10:10-11:00        NZ On Air John O'Shea Memorial Address Te Aro Room

Delivered by Dr Ruth Harley


11:00-11:10        BREAK


11:10-12:00        TO BE ANNOUNCED                                                                                                               Te Aro Room

11:10-12:00        Meet Your Audience! Kids On Screen Children's Drama Session Cable Room


12:00-1:00           Next Generation Funding: Pledge Me Equity/Boosted Te Aro Room

12:00-1:00           TO BE ANNOUNCED                                                                                                             Cable Room


1.00-2.15              The Great Screenrights' Lunch featuring Te Aro Room

The South Pacific Pictures' Big Pitch

MC: Vincent Burke


2.15-2.30 BREAK


2.30-3.30 The Rewards of Crime Writing: Adaptations for the Screen Te Aro Room

2.30-3.30              Exploring Potential P'Ships betwn Screen Industry & Game Cable Room



3.30-4.00              BREAK



Taika Waititi sits down with internationally renowned filmmaker Cliff Curtis to share   stories from his stellar career.


5.00-8.00              Apex Insurance Cocktails / 17th Annual SPADA Industry Awards   Waterfront Room

Join us to acknowledge New Zealand's emerging filmmaking talent alongside industry achievement and excellence.

- SPADA New Filmmaker of the Year (Principal Sponsor Park Road Post Production)

- CrombieLockwood Independent Producer of the Year

- SPADA Industry Champion



*Plus "Connecting with Regional Film Offices" (to be scheduled 1/2hr)