Seed grant applications open and online

Posted Sunday 11 Feb 2018

Writers, get your drafts ready! Round one of the Seed and Seed Advanced grants, 2018 is open.

You've got until midday on Friday 6 April to get your applications in! The NZ Writers Guild is accepting online applications only for Seed and Seed Advanced. These New Zealand Film Commission funded grants provide unencumbered development funding specifically for writers only.

Click here >> for further info, downloadable guides for both Seed and Seed Advanced and to apply online.

2018 Dates

Round One
Opens Friday 02 Feb 2018
Closes Friday 06 April 2018 (midday)?

Round Two
Opens Friday 06 July 2018
Closes Friday 07 September 2018 (midday)

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Watch a film a minute

Posted Sunday 11 Feb 2018


We thought you'd like to see what 50 filmmakers have achieved just with their mobile phones.

The Mobile Film Festival has announced its 50 finalists (from a pool of 1055  films from 88 countries including NZ), each only one minute long, made on one mobile phone. Set aside 50 minutes, put your feet up and enjoy!

Watch the official selection here >>