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Something for the Weekend: 26 February 2016


If you’re quick

Today (26 February) is the earlybird pricing deadline for Kathryn Burnett’s Selling Your Work workshop, which runs 20 March. Burnett will run her Beginners Guide To Screenwriting on 27 and 28 February.

Today is the submission deadline for the NZ On Air/Doc Edge documentary awards, and also Sydney Film Festival.

Saturday 27 also offers another chance to see Gayby Baby (pictured top), this month’s DOCommunity screening in Auckland. In Christchurch, Script to Screen runs a .one-day workshop with Jackie van Beek.

Out and about

Fresh from Berlin Mahana has a ScreenTalk presentation at Rialto Dunedin (1 March)

2 March: Auckland GameDev Meetup

4 March: NZWG First Friday drinks

7 March: Wellington Writers Group

10 March: DEGNZ presents From Hungary to Sundance, with Gyula Gazdag

12 March: ChicMix audio engineering course

Gizza Job

Job application deadlines …
26 February: the NZIFF is looking for a Festival Manager and a Publications Coordinator
6 March: NZIFF, Materials and Content Assistant
8 March: NZFC, Head of Development & Production
11 March: NZIFF Ticketing Supervisor

The door is open

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

29 February: the Singapore-based Apollo Awards (final), and the Wellington-hostedPlay By Play Awards (final).

7 March: Hi-Tech Awards (final)

11 March: Uni Shorts (final)

24 March: Auckland Underground Film Festival (earlybird) (pictured, top)


23 – 27 March: Maoriland Film Festival
14 – 17 April: NZIFF Autumn Events, Auckland
4 – 15 May: Doc Edge Festival, Wellington
7 – 22 May: NZIFF Autumn Events, Wellington
18 – 29 May: Doc Edge Festival, Auckland
14 – 31 July; NZIFF, Auckland
22 July – 7 August: NZIFF, Wellington
30 September: Auckland Underground Film Festival

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