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Something for the Weekend: 27 November 2015


Get in quick

The Script to Screen/Nga Aho Whakaari South Auckland Short Film Workshop runs this weekend.

Coming up

Guild end-of-year shenanigans will be under way next week, and Tuesday 2 December sees the final Auckland gamedev Meetup for the year.

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


DEGNZ’s call for a Documentary Mentorship with Canadian filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal (pictured, top) closes 30 November.

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

11 December: applications close for NZGDA and NZFC support to attend GDC.

Thursday 18 December is the close of nominations for February’s WIFT Awards.

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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