Posted Monday 05 Sep 2022
NZWG developed Kōpere Ake in partnership with NZ On Air as a fund for writers only and to provide development funding for quality, premium series proposals and pilot script development.
The deadline to apply is midday on 28 October 2022.
Grants will be announced 20 January.
Kōpere Ake Structure
In 2022, the Kōpere Ake pilot programme is offered in one round for writers or teams of writers to apply for.
In this round two grants are on offer.
Series Development Fund
Successful Recipient(s) (Writer, Co-Writers, Teams of Writers) will receive $35,000.00 (+ any applicable GST) development funding administered by NZOA
Successful Recipient(s) will also receive story development assistance to the value of $5,000.00 (+ any applicable GST) administered by NZWG. That could include, but is not limited to local or international:
Successful Recipients will also receive professional development assistance to the value of $2,000 (+ any applicable GST) administered by NZWG. That could include, but not limited to local or international:
NZWG Support Offering
Successful Recipients will receive the following NZWG workshops: