Caroline has worked for over fifteen years in the film and theatre industries as a writer, director, assistant director, script editor, and over the better part of the past ten years, as a script development executive in a variety of contexts. From 1998 -2001 she was a Creative Executive at Fox Australia; between 2001 and 2002 she was the Head of Development for Nice Pictures in Sydney, and most recently she spent four years as the Head of Development at the New Zealand Film Commission. Since leaving the NZFC in August 2007, she has been lecturing part-time in the Film & Television Department at Auckland University, as well as consulting on a variety of scripts and projects.
For the third year, we are excited to offer talented and tenacious directors, writers and producers tailored mentorships with an industry stalwart to further their craft, career and creative process. ... Read more
May 23, 2015 - May 24, 2015, Ponsonby, Auckland
Over one weekend, four experienced industry practitioners will guide you through each stage of the filmmaking process – from the initial concept, writing, directing, casting, producing and finally to pitch your idea to collaborators and funders. ... Read more
November 18, 2015 - November 19, 2015, Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision, WELLINGTON
Writers Briar Grace-Smith, Max Currie, and Emily Perkins talk to screenwriter and playwright Ken Duncum about their experiences writing their first feature film, what they wish they knew then, and how the writing process changes while you develop as a writer.... Read more
December 15, 2015
Participants with a diverse range of experience came together on the 28/29th November in South Auckland to hear from experienced filmmakers about making their first short film... Read more