Louis Sutherland and Mark Albiston’s two short films, Run and The Six Dollar Fifty Man, were both awarded a Special Distinction at Cannes and the later won the Jury Prize in International Filmmaking (for best short film) at Sundance in 2010.

Our March Auckland Writer’s Room will open with a special screening of The Six Dollar Fifty Man before screenwriter and producer Shuchi Kothari delves into conversation with Mark and Louis focusing on their collaborative process – co-conceiving, co-writing and lately co-directing – in both their short films and the feature film they are developing.

Tuesday 30th March, 7pm for 7.30start, The Classic, 321 Queen St, Auckland, $5 koha appreciated, all welcome


Participants Announced for Aotearoa Short Film Lab

March 15, 2018

Script to Screen and Show Me Shorts Film Festival have announced the eight screenwriters who have been selected to participate in the 2018 Aotearoa Short Film Lab, a prestigious hothouse mentoring scheme for screenwriters and aspiring screenwriters. The Lab offers participants the opportunity to develop their short film concepts and scripts with the guidance and advice of experienced industry mentors during a full-day immersive workshop.... Read more



March 8, 2018

Script to Screen is delighted to launch a brand new pilot programme to develop distinctive writing talent in television drama, EPISODIC LAB AOTEAROA. Selected writers and/or teams will workshop their concepts with television writer advisors from NZ and beyond, and will receive follow up mentoring and support including introductions to executives from production houses, television platforms and funders. Thank you to NZ On Air, Lightbox, NZ Film Commission and Images & Sound for making this possible.... Read more