Apply now for the WIF Film Finishing Fund

Posted Tuesday 30 Apr 2019

Calling all filmmakers: the Women in Film (WIF) Film Finishing Fund gives grants to female filmmakers working in both short and long formats, in all genres. WIFT members receive a discount on the application fee. To apply, you must have completed 90% of principal photography and have a rough cut at the time of application. You do not need to be a WIF Member to apply, and international submissions are welcome. Since its inception in 1985, the Film Finishing Fund - run by Women in Film Los Angeles (LA) - has had an impressive track record of selecting recipients that have gone on to achieve distribution and win major awards.

Application deadlines
Earlybird deadline: Friday 31 May, 2019
Regular deadline: Sunday 23 June, 2019
Late deadline: Sunday 14 July, 2019

Click here for full details and the link to the application

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Get your documentary fix at Doc Edge Forum 2019

Posted Tuesday 30 Apr 2019

The 13th Doc Edge Forum is coming soon to Auckland and Wellington, and there's an exciting international line-up of amazing guests and critical industry sessions - watch this space! Early bird registration is open only until this Friday 3 May, so be quick to register. Here's a taster of the sessions available:


Masterclasses from three extraordinary, award-winning international filmmakers
Documentary Screenwriting
The Cinematographer as Filmmaker
Impact Producing

Keynotes from NZFC and NZ On Air
Beyond Borders: Tool Kit for International Co-pros
How Distributors and Buyers work in a Digital Age
Rebooting NZ
One-Off Docos
VOD is The New Black
Fiscal Sponsorship in the USA

Doc Edge will be held in Auckland at Ellen Melville Centre 31 May - 1 June, 2019 and in Wellington at Park Road Post on 14 June, 2019.

Click here for more information