Script to Screen has announced the mentor-mentee partnerships for FilmUp 2016.
The pairings are:
- Writer/director Andrew Adamson (Shrek) mentors Tim Van Dammen
- Writer/director Dana Rotberg (White Lies) mentors writer Josephine Stuart-Tewhui
- Writer/director Gerard Johnstone (Housebound) mentors Joe Lonnie
- Writer/director Jake Mahaffy (Free In Deed) mentors Max Currie
- Producer Rachel Gardner (Slow West) mentors Georgina Conder
- Director Ray Lawrence (Lantana) mentors Gaysorn Thavat
- Writer/director Rolf De Heer (Charlie’s Country) mentors Yamin Tun
- Producer Rosemary Blight (Cleverman) mentors Nadia Maxwell
FilmUp is a high-end development programme for writers, directors and producers. Participants receive 20 hours of time from their mentor and attend a series of hub days including round tables, workshops, and group work as part of the programme.
FilmUp is supported by the New Zealand Film Commission.