Applications open for FilmUp mentoring programme 2018

Posted Sunday 11 Feb 2018

If you're a writer, director, producer or script developer with a track record, here's your opportunity to hone your creative skills and advance your career. Script to Screen's FilmUp Mentorship programme awards up to eight filmmakers a place on the sought after eight-month programme. Participants receive 20-hours of one-on-one mentorship with an established filmmaker, attend Hub days that include group work, intensive story workshops and round tables with guest speakers, as well as tailored additional support from Script to Screen. Applications close 10pm Monday 5 March, 2018

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Rachel Perkins workshop on first-time features

Posted Sunday 11 Feb 2018


Here's a great chance to find out what it's really like to make your first feature film from one who's been there. Australian director Rachel Perkins will front a first-time feature director's workshop and project consultation, via the Directors & Editors Guild of NZ. Perkins (pictured) is well-established in the Australian filmmaking industry as a film and television director, producer and writer. Through these various roles she has managed to provide a much-needed voice for indigenous stories. She plans to give a workshop on the trials, tribulations and preparation for your first feature, while the afternoon will be one-hour project consultations with up to four selected writer/directors or writer and director teams with a narrative drama or feature documentary project in active development. Don't miss out, applications close 9am, Wednesday 28 February.

When: Saturday 17 March
Where: Kingsland, Auckland
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