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.