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*
*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.
July 27, 2018 - July 28, 2018, Civic Wintergarden, Auckland
The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) and Script to Screen are thrilled to present two very special TALKS with celebrated director Debra Granik (WINTER'S BONE) and New Zealand actor Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie. ... Read more
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
August 11, 2018 - August 12, 2018, Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre
a weekend workshop for the storytelling and filmmaking community with dramaturg, Brita McVeigh. If you have a project at any stage of development this process will change how you work TOGETHER.... Read more
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