Staples a finalist in Innovator of the Year Awards
Posted Wednesday 19 Feb 2020
The three finalists for the first Trade Me New Zealand Innovator of the Year Award have been announced, and Aliesha Staples, of Staples VR, is one of them! Here's what TradeMe's promo said about her:
"Aleisha is highly sought after, both locally and abroad, as a producer of AR/VR and emerging technology content, and has worked on projects for Warner Brothers, Paramount Pictures, Disney, and TVNZ. She has a particular passion for using emerging technology, not only for entertainment, but also for healthcare. She recently produced VRemedies, a Virtual Reality exposure therapy software for children to lower the need for drug use for non-invasive procedures in hospitals."
Screenwriters, sharpen your scripts! Online platform Filmarket Hub launches a new international screenwriting competition for English language TV pilots. The winner will be awarded with a cash prize (about NZD$1700) and will be offered a place in the final selection of projects chosen to pitch live at the next TV Pitchbox in the UK. Deadline for submissions 31 March, 2020.