EPISODIC LAB AOTEAROA is a pilot programme designed to develop distinctive writing for television drama.

Up to 8 writers and/or teams who have already demonstrated talent and tenacity writing or creating for television, web series, theatre or film will be selected for the Episodic Lab. In the programme they will workshop their concepts with experienced television writers from New Zealand, Australia and beyond.

The programme kicks off with a five-day immersive story lab, after which participants receive follow up mentoring and support including introductions to the executives of platforms, production houses and funders.

Esteemed international and local Episodic Lab advisors will be announced over the coming months.

Applications opened: Thursday 29 March, 2018

Applications closed: Monday 7 May 2018, 10pm

5-day Lab: July 23-July 27, 2018, Auckland*

FULL APPLICATION INFORMATION

*Travel and accommodation will be provided for participants who live outside of Auckland

The EPIDOSIC LAB AOTEAROA is made possible thanks to generous support from NZ On Air, Lightbox, the New Zealand Film Commission and Images & Sound.

 


EVENT

Auckland Central Workshop: Navigating the Seven C’s with Ken Duncum

August 4, 2018 - August 5, 2018, Samoa House Studio, 20 Beresford Square, Auckland

A one and a half day course on writing a feature film looks at strategies for Coming up with a Cinematic Concept, growing Captivating Characters, locating the Core of your story and establishing your personal Connection to it.... Read more

NEWS

Announcing: Episodic Lab Advisors

July 6, 2018

We are so excited to bring the eight exceptional advisors from New Zealand, Australia, Denmark and United States who will work with the eight teams selected for Episodic Lab Aotearoa to develop their skills and to projects across the five day immersive lab.... Read more