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Something for the Weekend: 5 August 2016

If You’re Quick

6 – 7 August: Script to Screen runs its Wellington Short Film Workshop
The NZIFF is going strong in Wellington, with plenty of extra screenings added, including for Chronesthesia (pictured, top)
Our listing of this month’s job application deadlines is here

Out and about

10 August: DEGNZ Collaborator Series event Improving the Casting Process, Auckland
14 August: industry Car Boot Sale, Auckland
19 August: earlybird ticket sales close for the Big Screen Symposium, which runs 24 – 25 September
20 – 21 August: Kathryn Bennett’s Beginner’s Guide to Screenwriting

Application deadlines

15 August: Kiwi Game Starter: submission deadline
15 August: NZCS Awards: submission deadline
29 August: Script to Screen’s Story Camp Aotearoa: application deadline
30 August: NZ On Air/YouTube scheme Skip Ahead: application deadline
21 October: NZ On Air Interactive Documentary: application deadline

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) = your last chance
20 September: Armageddon Fantasy & Sci-Fi Film Festival (final)
25 November: Tropfest (final)

Awards, Conferences and Festivals

22 July – 7 August: NZIFF, Wellington
8 – 9 September: NZGDC16
22 September: SWANZ Awards
22-25 September: Screenies
24-25 September: Big Screen Symposium
30 September: Auckland Underground Film Festival
15 October: NZCS Awards
26 – 30 October: Arohanui Film Festival

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