Wifters win NZOA funding for factual NZ stories

Posted Wednesday 24 Jul 2019

A big round of applause for members who have received funding from NZ On Air for factual content, in the latest round. We're looking forward to seeing the work of Emmeline Pictures, Digital Alchemist, Paua Productions, Magnolia Lowe Film Communications, Ruckus Media, Rogue Productions, Screentime NZ and Wrestler. The details of their projects are below.

Project Six
, Emmeline Pictures for TVNZ 1, up to $1,078,741. A docudrama that looks back from #MeToo to the history of sexual politics, sexual harassment and social change in NZ.

, Digital Alchemist for NZ Herald, up to $169,182. A myth-busting webseries that aims to educate will equip people with the tools they need when they or their loved ones experience miscarriage.

We Are One - The Mosque Attacks One Year On
, Paua Productions for TVNZ 1, up to $174,805. The story of some of those most affected by the Mosque attacks in their first year after the event, as they adjust to the inevitable changes brought into their lives.

Te Mana O Te Wai - The Power Of Water
, Magnolia Lowe Film Communications for Newsroom NZ, up to $180,734. This investigative series looks at the work of three leading NZ researchers as they tackle sea level rise, fresh water and water protection.

Kids - An Instruction Manuel With Nigel Latta
, Ruckus Media for TVNZ 1, up to $595,382. Nigel Latta uses clinical psychology and the latest science to give parents an 'instruction manual' for raising kids.

Anika Moa - Together Again
, Rogue Productions for TVNZ OnDemand, up to $627,839. Anika is on a mission to reunite some of our favourite bands, bringing them back together again to perform one of their big hits, while giving them the full Moa experience.

Cold Case 2
, Screentime NZ for TVNZ 1, up to $1,042,207. A team of specialist detectives re-investigate some of New Zealand's most chilling unsolved murders.

Frame 2
, Wrestler for The Spinoff, up to $283,000.
A filmmaker-driven short documentary series examining current affairs and contemporary life in New Zealand.