Since starting as the Executive Director of Script to Screen in 2011 Esther has launched and is director of the Big Screen Symposium, The Writers’ Lab Aotearoa and the FilmUp Mentorship Programme. Esther has a First Class Honours and Masters degree in screen production from the University of Auckland, where she wrote and directed a number of short films. She has three children.
September 23, 2018
Script to Screen Executive Director Esther Cahill-Chiaroni will step down from the role at the beginning of next year after... Read more
Applications are now open for the Aotearoa Short Film Lab, a prestigious hothouse mentoring scheme for screenwriters and aspiring screenwriters to workshop new ideas for short films.... Read more
October 26, 2018 - October 27, 2018, ASB Waterfront Theatre
The theme of #BigScreen18 Tuning into the Zeitgeist explores the forces that influence us both collectively and alone.... Read more
October 9, 2018 - October 10, 2018
DUNEDIN: 9am-12:30pm Tuesday 9 October CHRISTCHURCH: 9am-12:30pm Wednesday 10 October... Read more