For our March’s Writer’s Room we were joined by actor/playwright/screenwriters Tom Sainsbury (Basement, Super City ll), Sophie Henderson (I Heart Camping, Fantail), and Jackie Van Beek (Go the Dogs, My Brother and I are Pornstars) as they talked to actress Rachel House (Boy, White Lies) about working across the mediums and what filmmakers and writers can take from theatre practitioners. These panelists work across both film and theatre, each of whom have been praised for their original voice and the freshness they bring to their screen work.
November 7, 2015 - November 7, 2015, Auckland
Show Me Shorts and Script to Screen are now calling for applications for the 2015 Short Film Lab. Six writers will be selected to workshop their short film ideas or scripts during the full-day lab this November... Read more
July 6, 2015
The recent confirmation of legendary producer Jan Chapman (THE PIANO, LANTANA, BRIGHT STAR) finalises the exciting group of mentors that... Read more
July 29, 2014
With so many elements to juggle to get a film to shine, it's a feat when a low-budget first feature gels. Escalator funded horror-comedy Housebound has been hailed as a remarkable accomplishment by US reviewers after its SXSW festival debut earlier this year, where it was praised for freshness of voice, strong performances, carefully handled script, and the perfect dose of NZ's dry humour.... Read more