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Something for the Weekend: 20 November 2015


Get in quick

Brita McVeigh’s Acting for Humans workshop runs Saturday in Wellington. Saturday also sees applications close for the third round of Loading Docs.

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

Coming up

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

Equity hosts an In Conversation with its Casting Hothouse international guests on Tuesday 24.

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


DEGNZ has call for a Documentary Mentorship with Canadian filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal , which closes 30 November.

Today (Friday 20) the NZFC kicked off its 2015 roadshow in Wellington with other fixtures to come in Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown.

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

Thursday 3 December sees Tropfest close its doors for entries for the 2016 edition.

Saturday 5 sees Christian Rivers, Mhairead Connor, Liz Mullane and Miranda Harcourt present at the Emerging Filmmakers Workshop in Wellington.

Looking ahead

Kathryn Burnett will run her Beginners Guide To Screenwriting on 27 and 28 February, with early bird pricing closing on 5 January.

The door is open

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

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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