Catalyst He Kauahi offers new funding support for Kiwi filmmakers

Posted Tuesday 22 Jan 2019

Here's a fantastic and inspiring funding opportunity for filmmakers. Catalyst He Kauahi is a new fund that aims to support New Zealand filmmakers to progress their talents to the next stage and make exceptional, high-end narrative short films that will ignite the flame and be the catalyst for change in their career.
�         Narrative drama and animation short films - not documentary
�         Short films must be tonally or thematically linked to feature films and/or long-form content
�         Up to $90,000 is available for development and production
�         An extra $10,000 will be available to develop the feature film/long-form project linked to the short
�         Deadline: 9am, Friday, 15 February 2019

Catalyst He Kauahi is open to filmmaking teams (writers, directors, producers) where the majority of the team are emerging or mid-career level as per the NZFC talent eligibility criteria definition.



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Get set for the Raupapa Whakaari Funding Initiative

Posted Tuesday 22 Jan 2019

Writers and producers it's time to team up! Set up by the New Zealand Film Commission and NZ On Air, the Raupapa Whakaari Funding initiative is designed to stimulate and grow opportunities for New Zealand feature film and drama producers and writers to participate in the global series drama marketplace and attract finance. Applicants must be an established producer, however, the writer is not required to have screen credits (but will need to provide a screen sample).

Applications will be opening on 18 February 2019 and closing at 9am on 18 March 2019. Guidelines will be published in early 2019.

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