We are pleased to announce the 8 short film writers and 1 producer that have been selected to be part of our 2018 South Shorts Mentorship Programme. This is the fourth year running this programme aimed to guide emerging South Auckland based writers and filmmakers to develop their short film scripts. Participants of this programme will attend a series of hub days and will be paired with an industry professional to receive on-going mentorship.
South Shorts Participants and Projects (L – R):
John Rata – Home
Lance Loughlin – Producer
Ali Cowley – Guardians
Talivale Papali’i – F.O.B
Gemishka Chetty – The Manjal Loses its Colour
Rafer Rautijoki – The House Guest
Aiwa Pooamorn – Thai-Chinese Stay-at-home-mother vs White Male Politician
Thomas Cullen – Te Wananga o Waikeria
Afakasi Mano – The Neighbourhood
We look forward to working with you all. Thank you to everyone who applied.
This initiative is made possible with assistance from Foundation North.
June 24, 2019
Get your script ready now! Applications open Friday 28 June. This year, Story Camp Aotearoa seeks feature film projects at any stage from treatment to advanced development. Up to eight selected writers or creative teams will participate in a rigorous five-day experience designed specifically to meet the development needs of their feature film project.... Read more
June 17, 2019
Got a script on development? Have you thought about your audience? Join us at this Script to Screen TALK and find out what local distributors consider before they take on a film for distribution.... Read more
June 13, 2019
The Fresh Shorts programme offers grants of up to $15,000 to six new or emerging filmmaker teams to make a short film. The 2019 round of Fresh Shorts is now open. ... Read more
June 9, 2019
The NZFC are pleased to announce a partnership with Script to Screen to deliver the Fresh Shorts programme. The Fresh Shorts programme offers grants of up to $15,000 to six new or emerging filmmaker teams to make a short film.... Read more