New co-fund to encourage Māori language content

Posted Tuesday 13 Oct 2020

Funding agencies Te Māngai Pāho and Irirangi Te Motu/NZ On Air have announced a new co-fund, with $8 million available for proposals with a minimum of at least 30% te reo Māori content.

The fund seeks high-quality, scripted and factual, original content that uses a range of levels of te reo Māori and engages audiences in an informative and inclusive way.

The co-fund is a two-step process, with successfully shortlisted projects invited to submit full proposals in the new year.

Applications will be available via Te Māngai Pāho's online application portal Te Pāahatanga and will close 5pm, Rātā, (Friday) 17 o Whiringa-ā-rangi (November). Successfully shortlisted projects will be invited to submit full proposals at the end of Whiringa-?-rangi.

Click here for more information and the RFP document.

Next Up...

Southern workshops in November

Posted Tuesday 13 Oct 2020

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Screen Marlborough, Screen Wellington and Top of the South Film Festival present three in-depth workshops delivered by industry experts - cinematographer Mathew Knight, writer/director Casey Zilbert (above middle) and producer/production accountant Victoria Dabbs (above right). Held in the beautiful Marlborough region, the course topics are: Discover Secrets of the Screen Industry Through Cinematography, Writing for Your Career, and Producing 101.

When: Saturday 14 November, 2020
Cost: $25, with lunch provided.
Venue: To be confirmed closer to the date.

Click here to book your tickets

And, since you'll be in the vicinity, why not drop in on the Top of the South Film Festival opening evening to really get your film fix?