Get those Seed and Seed Advanced applications underway!

Posted Tuesday 19 Mar 2019

Sharpen your keyboards and start applying to the NZ Writers' Guild Seed & Seed Advanced funds! The earlybird deadline is midday 5 April, and recipients will be announced 31 May. Seed provides unencumbered development funding specifically for writers and helps their projects progress to the stage where they may apply to the NZFC's Early and Advanced Development funds, or continue to be developed independently. For those who won't be ready for this first round of funding, there will be a second round and the dates for that are:
Opens: Friday 5 July 2019
Closes: midday Friday 6 September 2019

Seed/Seed Advanced recipients announced 5pm Friday 1 November 2019

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Submissions open for Show Me Shorts 2019

Posted Tuesday 19 Mar 2019

Short filmmakers, music video makers, here's your chance to shine at a local but international event! Submit in time for the 1 April, 2019 Earlybird deadline to the Show Me Shorts Festival, set to take place in spring in more than 25 cinemas nationwide. The festival accepts short films from Aotearoa and around the globe; films must be between 2-20 minutes long and can be of any genre. There is a preference for cinematic narrative-style films with strong audience appeal, as well as films that will be making their premiere in the festival. New Zealand music videos between 1-10 minutes long are also invited to submit.

Key dates
Regular deadline: 1 May 2019
Late deadline: 1 June 2019
Extended deadline: 1 July 2019

Click here for more information and to submit your project