The Seed and Seed Advanced funding round 2 is open

Posted Wednesday 02 Sep 2020

Ding ding! Round two of these writer-only feature film script development grants, is open! Proudly funded by NZ Film Commission and brought to you by the New Zealand Writers Guild, the Seed Grants represent an opportunity for writers to be innovative, brilliant, and to be excited to create something they own. Seed grants are the home of new and original stories. No constraints on genre, content, characters, location or even the space-time continuum.


The round two deadline is 12 noon on 9 October 2020, and the grants will be announced 18 December - just in time for Christmas!

Read the full Seed and Seed Advanced Application Guidelines here.

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Register for World Congress online!

Posted Wednesday 02 Sep 2020

Science, history and natural history content producers and creators, registration for Congress '20 is open! This not-to-be missed event has moved online and will run from December 8 to 10, 2020.

Congress brings together leading international creators of science, history and natural history content with top broadcasters, OTT platforms and digital publishers. Join your colleagues from around the world and explore future trends in factual production and distribution across all media platforms, including television, VR, online, gaming, AR and film.

Click here to register today

Note, there is special pricing available at heavily subsidised Associate Member Rates for junior executives, independent producers under 35 as well as independent digital producers-limited quantities available, so act quickly!

Those eligible for the Associate Member Rate may also be eligible for the Emerging Producers Bursary Programme, which offers up-and-coming producers and content creators a range of financial supports for accreditation, travel and accommodation.

Click here for Bursary Programme information