WIN Kiwi docos on dvd

Posted Wednesday 17 Jul 2019



Thanks to Madman Entertainment, we have not one, not two, but three fantastic Kiwi-made documentaries to give away on dvd! Be in to win one copy of:

  • The Chills: The triumph & tragedy of Martin Phillipps - Julia Parnell's brave and moving portrait of The Chills' frontman, Martin Phillipps.
  • Celia - Amanda Millar's documentary on the late, beloved social justice advocate Celia Lashlie.
  • Yellow is Forbidden - Pietra Brettkelly's sumptuous look at Chinese Haute Couture designer Guo Pei.

To be in the draw to win, just write the name of one WIFT member involved in these documentaries in the subject line of an email and send it to by 5pm Friday 26 July, 2019. Winners only will be notified, by email.

Click the links below to check out the doco trailers on YouTube

The Chills


Yellow is Forbidden

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NZOA September funding round applications open

Posted Wednesday 17 Jul 2019

The September funding round is primarily for production applications that reflect and/or appeal to targeted audiences. If you're applying, and we hope that you do, here's what you need to know:
Scripted genres for this round include Children's, Drama and Comedy with applications being accepted for projects intended for targeted audiences. Applications for Scripted applications aimed at general audiences will also be considered for:
Premier scripted drama series or telefeatures, and Sustainable comedy series: check out the Scripted roadmap for more on these definitions.
Factual genres: for this round include Children's, Documentary, Information, and Events with applications being accepted for projects intended for targeted audiences.

Important dates:
5 July 2019, 4pm: Funding round opens
8 August 2019, 4pm: Application deadline
25 September 2019: Applicants notified (this date may be extended at NZ On Air's sole discretion)

Click here for the full funding round guidelines