Need help with your Kōpere Hou Fresh Shorts application?

Posted Tuesday 31 Aug 2021

Need help with your Kōpere Hou Fresh Shorts application?

An NZFC initiative run in partnership with Script to Screen, the Kōpere Hou - Fresh Shorts programme aims  to nurture, challenge, and inspire short filmmaking talent through a development and industry mentoring process. 

Last week the Fresh Shorts team held a helpful webinar on what's needed for Whiringa Tauatahi- Stage One and how to make your  application shine. Click here to watch

Featuring: Emma Mortimer (Fresh Shorts Facilitator), Jude McLaren (Talent Pathways Manager, NZFC) and Jackie Dennis (ED, Script to Screen).

Applications for Fresh Shorts close at 1pm on 11 October.

If you have any questions contact Script to Screen:

To apply you will need to have a writer, director and producer, and to submit  the following:

  • Team Video Link (4 minutes max duration). Covering: What is the heart of your story and why you want to make this film?
  • Genre (2 genres max from a list supplied)
  • Logline (35 words max)
  • Script
  • Tangata whenua, diversity, representation, and consultation summary if applicable (300 words max) 
  • Director’s summary (300 words max)
  • Director’s visual inspiration images (5 images in a single PDF upload)
  • Producer’s summary (300 words max)
  • Short bio & filmography for each team member (bio 250 words max each)

    Click here for more information and to apply