Storieroad International

Applications for 2021 are now closed.

Script to Screen has partnered with US-based Catalyst Story Institute to give New Zealanders the opportunity to participate in the Storieroad International program. This program is focused on discovering content creators and advancing creative careers within the global episodic marketplace.

Catalyst’s team of industry professionals selected finalists and semi-finalists from each participating country, including New Zealand. The finalists’ projects will be in competition at the 2021 Catalyst Content Festival in Duluth, Minnesota and they receive a 12-month scholarship to Catalyst Story Institute where they get US-based industry support to progress their project. The finalists will also present their projects at an industry showcase in Auckland in July, 2021.

Applicants had to be developing a series. It could be any genre, length or format and at any stage of development including development of subsequent seasons.

2021 Finalists are featured below.

2021 Semi-Finalists are: Alexander Behse with Sugar Alpha: BLUE SKY, BLACK DEATH, Donald Mayo with Please Don’t Break Anything, Fiona Armstrong, Travis Graham, Jonathan Harris with Constance, Gaylene Barnes with Tātai Whetū Trinity Sun, Jonathan Watt with Hard Knock, Kip Chapman with Public Affairs, Louise Lever with Revolt She Said, Millen Baird with Naki Blues, Paul Kalburgi with Second Time Around, Slavko Martinov with CLUB LIFE, Tony Moore with The Rash, Vhari Lennox with Lottie’s Choice.

2021 Finalists

Alyssa Stringfellow

Chloe and the...

Emma Slade

Night Vision

Jake Pitcher

Don’t Tell Mum

Mia Maramara

The Witch Doctor

Paula Whetu Jones

I DATE Rejects

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