Wifters feature in NZOA funding for children's content

Posted Monday 30 Sep 2019

NZOA has confirmed just under $12.5 million in funding for a raft of new screen and music content for new and returning shows for broadcast on TVNZ 2, and for the funded ad-free children's platform HEIHEI. We're glad to see many Wifters are involved but we couldn't list you all, so here's an outline of the funding details for Wift member projects:

For TVNZ 2
Whitebait Productions receives up to $3,253,000 for What Now 2020, up to $2,750,000 for Brain Busters, and up to $1,000,000 for Darwin and Newts.
Fuzzy Duckling Media receives up to $285,208 for Morgan Lives In A Rocket House.

Greenstone TV receives up to $475,742 for Young Riders 2, and up to $370,802 for K-Pop Academy
Adrenalin receives up to $360,291 for Island Of Mystery
T/A Kokko Media receives up to $340,766 for Puta M?hio
Whitebait Productions receives up to $120,000 for Science On Ice



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Showcase your knowledge at the NZWG pub quiz fundraiser

Posted Monday 30 Sep 2019


We know you love film and TV, so here's your chance to show off everything you know about it! Join the New Zealand Writers Guild for a riotous evening of fun at the second annual pub quiz fundraiser! Enter your team of eight, or just come along and be teamed up! There will be prizes for first and second place. Drinks and food trucks will be available, just note this will be an 18+ event.
When: Friday 1 November at 7pm
Where: Mt Eden War Memorial Hall, 489 Dominion Road, Mt Eden, Auckland
Cost: Tables of eight people max - $240; individuals - $40

Click here to book your tickets