For our February’s Writer’s Room, kiwi-born producer Helen Bowden (Matchbox Pictures) talked to producer Philippa Campbell (Top of the Lake, Rain) about her experience developing high-end television drama in Australia, the development process from genesis to production, and how to find and make a story that will work both for the local network and for the international market.
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
Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa shares how he made two self-funded feature films ... and made a profit. ... 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
Story Camp Aotearoa is an intensive five-day residential workshop for writers of feature films, designed to identify and foster distinctive voice. ... Read more