Rialto Channel celebrates International Women's Day with fabulous March line-up

Posted Wednesday 17 Feb 2021

Rialto Channel celebrates International Women's Day with fabulous March line-up

The Rialto Channel celebrates International Women's Day throughout March with premieres that shine a spotlight on women's stories, women filmmakers, and women who inspire and influence. The titles premiering on the channel include:

Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable - Bethany became a surfing sensation when she returned to the sport following a devastating shark attack at age thirteen.

Woman at War - Winner of the SACD Screenwriting Award at Cannes Film Festival 2018. Premiering on International Women's Day, 8 March, 8.30pm. From Iceland, starring Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir.

A Vigilante - Starring Olivia Wilde (pictured) as a woman who escapes her violent husband and becomes obsessive about helping other women in danger.

Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time - celebrating the music of Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and more.

Unravelling Athena: The Champions of Women's Tennis - chronicles the journey of women tennis champions. Featuring over twenty World #1 players.

Maiden - the story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old chef on charter boats, who became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989.

And on Friday nights in March - Indie Women Directors.

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Māori Television seeks proposals for NZOA Youth Funding Round 2021

Posted Wednesday 17 Feb 2021

Whakaata Māori is seeking proposals for fresh, engaging content for its Rangatahi audience (15-24) across all Māori Television platforms. The process for this round will be by FULL PROPOSAL only to be delivered by 1pm Monday 8 March 2021.

Contact the MTS Content Coordinator to obtain the RFP pdf outlining what they're looking for: toni.hoete@maoritelevision.com

MTS has asked that:

- Each proposal must be accompanied with a completed MTS cover sheet

- All attachments must be PDF (please do not send a Google link or embed links into emails)

- Email all proposals to: proposals@maoritelevision.com by the deadline (above).