Key dates for Script To Screen's 2021 development programmes

Posted Wednesday 17 Feb 2021

If you're a filmmaker planning to apply to these fantastic initiatives in 2021, make sure the dates below are on your radar!

FilmUp
FilmUp is a nine-month professional development programme for practising writers, directors and producers. It supports and empowers up to eight emerging to senior practising filmmakers selected each year to further develop a project and participate in group workshops. Throughout the programme, each participant receives 20 hours of mentorship with an esteemed industry mentor, participates in group work & round tables, and receives wrap-around support.

Applications Open: Early May 2021
Applications Close: Mid June 2021
Group Workshops Held: from August 2021 - April 2022

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Story Camp Aotearoa
Story Camp Aotearoa is a residential feature film lab that fosters craft, voice and vision. Eight selected screenwriters or creative teams workshop their projects with exceptional international and local advisors in a rigorous five-day experience designed specifically to meet the development needs of a feature film.

Applications Open: Early July 2021
Applications Close: Mid August 2021
Residential Lab: Five Days in Late November

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Strength in Numbers
Strength in Numbers is focused on building sustainable businesses in our screen industry. Selected filmmakers participate in a series of workshops over a 5 to 6 month period. The programme offers a unique opportunity for practitioners in the screen industry to work together on the building blocks of business models that will sustain their future.

Applications Open: Late September 2021
Applications Close: Early November 2021
Group Workshops held: from February 2022 - June 2022

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Plenty for NZ audiences online in MWFF 2021

Plenty for NZ audiences online in MWFF 2021

Posted Wednesday 17 Feb 2021

The Melbourne Women in Film Festival is back for its fifth year tackling gender-based inequities in the screen industries. The 2021 programme features an array of free online panels and workshops accessible to audiences across New Zealand including 'The Future of Screen Work' (industry panel), 'Pathways in Post-production (workshop), and 'Creating Drama: Anatomy of TV Post-production (workshop).

Running from February 17-24, 2021.

Click here to find out more and book your spot