Apply now for the Premium Development Fund

Posted Monday 29 Mar 2021

Apply now for the Premium Development Fund

Do you have a bold, ambitious project with significant international appeal? You should apply to Ara ki Te Puna Kairangi – The Premium Development Fund which is designed to support projects that intend to apply to Te Puna Kairangi – Premium Productions for International Audiences Fund (‘Te Puna Kairangi – Premium Fund’). 

The Fund is open now. The deadline for applications is 9 April 2021. 

Click here to find out more about the Fund, including guidelines and eligibility criteria. 

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Anna Duckworth short to screen at trio of international festivals

Anna Duckworth short to screen at trio of international festivals

Posted Monday 29 Mar 2021

Congratulations to Anna Duckworth and her team whose Fresh Shorts funded Pain is celebrating not one, but three international film festival selections for the month of April. Pain will premiere in North America next month with the Academy accredited 30th Aspen Shortsfest (April 6-11), followed by Stockholm International Film Festival Junior (April 19-24) and will also screen in the International Competition section of the Busan International Short Film Festival (April 21-26). Pain was written and directed by Anna, with Nina Wells as DOP.