Wifters chosen for FilmUP mentorship programme

Posted Sunday 31 Mar 2019

Congratulations to Briar March, Catherine Bisley and Claire van Beek the latest 2019 Script to Screen FilmUp Mentorship Programme participants. FilmUp is the high-end development programme for writers, directors and producers who have already shown considerable talent and tenacity in their work. Each participant is matched with a filmmaker mentor, and will attend a series of FilmUp hub days that include round tables, workshops, and group work as part of the eight-month programme that is tailored to their individual needs. Script to Screen says it had an "unprecedented number of applications this year and the standard was high".

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VIDEO SLOT Grass Roots: the wahine of Hikurangi Enterprises

Posted Sunday 31 Mar 2019

Now's a good time to catch the Hannah McOwan-produced and directed Grass Roots: the wahine of Hikurangi Enterprises online. This latest in the Frame documentary series is produced for The Spinoff by Wrestler (for whom Hannah works) and funded by NZ on Air. And in it we meet the w?hine behind Hikurangi Enterprises, a cannabis co-op looking to revitalise Ruat?ria, and a Ng?ti Porou stronghold with a long and turbulent relationship to the plant.

Click here to watch Grass Roots: the wahine of Hikurangi Enterprises

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IMAGE/Grass Roots: the wahine of Hikurangi Enterprises