Posted Thursday 21 Oct 2021
Led by screenwriting mentor Briar Grace-Smith (Cousins, Waru) South Shorts 2022 is seeking aspiring screenwriters! If you have a story to tell and want to gain confidence as a writer, apply to the South Shorts Mentorship programme now.
It will be delivered between March - September 2022.
Applications close: Tuesday 29 November, 5pm
This programme supports new and emerging screenwriters from the South Auckland community to develop their short film scripts. Participants are lead through focused script development over a six-month period under the guidance of experienced screenwriting mentor, Briar Grace-Smith. Participants leave the programme with at least one completed short film script and practical tools to develop their own work.
During this six-month programme, the participants will attend a series of one-day hubs and receive mentorship throughout. The hub days involve script read-throughs, writing exercises and hearing from guest speakers about their experiences making films. Each participant will also have individual online script sessions with their mentor between hub days.
This initiative is intended for people who either live in South Auckland or are connected to the South Auckland community - maybe you grew up there, have whānau there, have worked there for years or feel connected to the community in some way.
Applicants notified of outcome: Monday 17th January 2022