The FilmUp Mentorship Programme is an eight-month professional development programme of mentorships, group-work, and wrap-around support for writers, directors, producers and script editors. It supports and empowers up to eight practicing filmmakers each year to reach the next stage in their creative careers.
FilmUp provides tailored support to up-skill writers, directors and producers in their craft, career and creative process. Throughout the programme each participant receives 20 hours with an esteemed industry mentor, participates in group work & round tables, and receives wrap-around support.
Previous participants have included producer Chelsea Winstanley (WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS) with NZ/Australian prolific producer Tim White, and writer Sophie Henderson (FANTAIL) with Australian film and high-end TV writer Alice Bell (THE SLAP). A full list of participants and their mentors can be found here.
FilmUp is made possible with financial assistance from the NZ Film Commission.
New Zealand funding agencies, the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) and NZ On Air have announced further development funding of... Read more
August 28, 2019
The next Big Screen Symposium will take place Fri 3 and Sat 4 April 2020 at the ASB Waterfront Theatre, Auckland. Get the dates in your diary now and join us there! ... Read more
July 26, 2019
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July 24, 2019
We are looking for someone with experience in administration to join our small team at Script to Screen. It is a part-time role working 16 – 20 hours per week over 3 – 4 days.... Read more