EAT and WIFT team up for writer/director speed dating

Posted Tuesday 13 Jun 2017


EAT (Emerging Artists Trust, Wellington) in association with WIFT, offers an evening of speed dating for writers and directors.

This free networking event is an opportunity for female writers and directors to meet each other and scope the potential of future collaborations in a supportive environment.

In seven-minute one-on-one encounters, writers will pitch their work and directors seeking a writer to work with will have an opportunity to discuss ideas.

Writers must have a script to pitch (doco, feature, short or webseries) completed to first draft. Directors must have a director credit on a screen production.

6.00 for 6.30pm start. Finish 9.00
Monday 26th June
Upper Chamber, Toi Poneke Arts Centre, 61 Abel Smith St, Wellington

Places are limited.

RSVP by sending a CV or bio to Sally Thorburn,

For more about what EAT does, visit their website.

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Story Camp preview event in Auckland

Posted Tuesday 13 Jun 2017

The first rule of Story Camp is: You don't talk about Story Camp.


Kidding. In fact, talking about Story Camp is the whole point of this evening.

How Story Camp changed the way we think about story
The Basement, Auckland, Thurs 22 June, bar opens 5pm, talk 6-7, $5 koha appreciated.

Applications open soon for Script to Screen's Story Camp, an immersive feature film development workshop that fosters craft, imagination and voice. Over five days exceptional local and international practitioners engage in a robust exchange with talented NZ screenwriters and filmmakers to help their feature film projects be the best they can be.

Kathryn Burnett prompts 2016 participants Armagan Ballantyne, Florian Habicht, Jesse Griffin and Josephine Stewart Te-Whiu to share their Story Camp learnings. Head along to hear how the experience changed these filmmakers' approach to story, writing process and development. Find out how the selection process works and how your application can stand out from the crowd.

Story Camp Aotearoa is made possible with financial assistance from the New Zealand Film Commission.