Screenwriting initiative in international awards finals

Posted Tuesday 01 Nov 2022

Screenwriting initiative in international awards finals

Cross your collective fingers for Film Queenstown Lakes which is a finalist in the 2022 makers & shakers Awards this year. FQL is recognised in the Film Commission Initiative of the Year section for the Tāhuna Screenwriters' Retreat.

If you haven't heard, the retreat is a screenwriter's residency programme hosted in Queenstown in conjunction with Great Southern Television. The four-week programme is designed to nurture and develop new concepts for TV series based in Queenstown Lake Region. Following a successful pitch to GSTV, one is now optioned for a new series filmed and aired in the region.

The makers & shakers Awards winners will be revealed at the live Awards Ceremony taking place at BAFTA Piccadilly in London on 7 December 2022.

Click here to see the full list of finalists 

Click here for the list of Film Commission Initiative Finalists