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Something for the Weekend: 22 January 2016


Get in quick

If you’re on the ball, you’ve already submitted your NZ On Air applications. If not, today’s the day.

Out and about

Global Game Jam runs the weekend of 29 – 31 January in quite a few places

Kathryn Burnett’s Kickstart Writing Workshop runs 31 January.

1 February is the year’s first meeting for the NZWG’s Wellington Writers Group

Auckland has its first Game Developers MeetUp of the year on 3 February.

Find out about the new rules at the Safety Compliance Information Evening in Auckland, 9 February.

12 February is the first First Friday drinks at the Writers Guild HQ in Auckland.


Take advantage of the iffy summer weather. Instead of shivering at the beach, use the time to sort out applications to …

Screen Australia’s Family Film Forum, with NZFC support

The NZFC’s Premiere Pathways scheme, closing 26 January

8 February is the deadline for the next round of applications for the NZFC’s Documentary Development and Early Development funds

The DEGNZ Editor Mentorship with Dany Cooper, closing 9 February

The NZWG’s Seed Grants, closing 12 February

Te Mangai Paho web series and TV funding round, both closing 12 February

Looking ahead

Kathryn Burnett will run her Beginners Guide To Screenwriting on 27 and 28 February.

29 February is the entry deadline for the SIngapore-based Apollo Awards.

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