Posted Tuesday 06 Jul 2021
Are you a writer working on your feature film script, or a producer seeking to strengthen your development skills? Write Room Auckland can support you financially and offer industry-leading mentorship.
Write Room Auckland is a screenwriter residency programme offered in partnership with Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga - The New Zealand Film Commission. The programme has been running in Wellington in partnership with Toi Pōneke Art Centre for the past three years, and this year launches it in Auckland for the first
Mentors/selectors are Karin Williams (SIS, Mou Piri: A Rarotongan Love Song, We Live By The River), Max Currie (Rūrangi, Everything We Loved) and Vicky Pope (Savage, Two Little Boys, Gardening with Soul.)
Write Room Auckland is an Auckland-based writer’s residency and producer internship programme aiming to support a writer through a draft of their screenplay and an emerging or mid-career producer to upskill in development. This year it focuses on diversity in our industry by inviting writers and producers who identify with Māori, Pasifika, Pan-Asian or other under-represented ethnicities, those from the LGBTQI+ or disability communities, to apply.
The deadline for submissions is 16 August 2021.