Posted Tuesday 25 Oct 2016
Congratulations to the many WIFT members have won places on Story Camp Aotearoa 2016, a rigorous five-day residential lab designed to develop New Zealand feature film projects. The lucky WIFT members are Alyx Duncan, Sophie Henderson, Jackie van Beek, Armagan Ballantyne and Yamin Tun.
The lab, which takes place in Port Waikato, is tailored specifically to meet the development needs of the selected writers or writing teams and their project. This year's mentors include Sundance Institute's creative advisor Joan Tewkesbury, Sundance Institute's artistic director Gyula Gazdag and sought-after NZ story consultant Brita McVeigh. More mentors to be announced soon.
The eight projects and talented local writers/writing teams selected to workshop their feature film scripts this summer at Story Camp Aotearoa are:
BURMA STORY - Yamin Tun
LIFE IN SUBTITLES - Max Currie
LUCKY - Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu
MAGMA - Armagan Ballantyne & Jackie Van Beek
THE SURROGATE - Alyx Duncan & Lani-rain Feltham
UNDER A FULL MOON - Florian Habicht
UNNAMED PROJECT - Michelle Savill & Sophie Henderson
WILSON DIXON THE COWBOY PHILOSOPHER - Jesse Griffin