Posted Wednesday 03 Feb 2021
It does not require the writer to have a producer to be attached but teams with a producer can apply. A draft of the screen play is part of the application along with other materials.
There is no level of experience prerequisite, Franklin and his team are looking for original voices and ideas.
The new initiative is a one-off fund script development workshop designed to foster the creative relationship between writers and producers and stimulate international opportunities for New Zealand feature films. In addition, the NZFC hopes to cast a wide net for New Zealand screenwriting talent and connect with projects at various stages of development. This further strengthens The Black List's push for more inclusive storytelling in film.