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Something for the Weekend: 13 November 2015


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Brita McVeigh’s Acting for Humans runs Saturday 14 in Auckland, and the following Saturday in Wellington.

Coming up

Wednesday 18 sees a Nga Aho Whakaari masterclass with Bailey Mackey and the final Writers Room of the year in Wellington.

Peter Young’s The Art of Recovery heads for Wellington from 19 November.

It’s all Ant all weekend on 21 – 22 November for the Incredibly Strange Movie Marathon (pictured).

Monday 23 November brings the AUT Colab Mocap Symposium, this year’s speakers including 25 April director Leanne Pooley and Flux Animation’s Brent Chambers, who animated Pooley’s film.

This year’s edition of Polyfest is now running, until 26 November.


Monday 16 is the deadline for applications for the DEGNZ Director Attachment on Dirty Laundry. DEGNZ has also opened a call for a Documentary Mentorship with Canadian filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal , which closes 30 November.

Tuesday 17 is the close of applications for the NZ On Air-run Canada-New Zealand Interactive Digital Fund.

On Wednesday 18, the Writers Room wraps its Wellington programme with Writing Your First Feature?. The same day in Auckland, Bailey Mackey offers a masterclass , How NOT to produce factual TV.

Friday 20 sees the NZFC kick off its 2015 roadshow at home, with Wellington the first stop on the five-date tour.

21 November is the last day for applications for the third round of Loading Docs.

The Script to Screen/Nga Aho Whakaari South Auckland Short Film Workshop will run 28 and 29 November.

The door is open

Calls for submissions with deadlines a little further away
Festivals use a range of deadline names with no consistency. In these listings (Final) = your last chance

3 December: Tropfest (Final)
11 December: Māoriland Film Festival
15 December: Documentary Edge Festival Regular
31 December: Documentary Edge Festival Late (Final)
15 January: Māoriland Film Festival (Final)
15 January: Uni Shorts (Final)

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