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Something for the Weekend: 5 February 2016


Out and about

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, and also the year’s first Open Screen Night, both in Auckland.

16 and 23 February are the dates for Ian Powell’s Cinematography with Super8 course in Auckland.

Te Papa puts on a couple of special events to accompany its DreamWorks Animation exhibition. Friday 19 sees three presenters Exploring Digital Storytelling, followed on Saturday by a day of workshops.


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

13 February is the last day to apply for The Place We Call Home

22 February is the last day to submit for MipFormats

Gizza Job

Job application deadlines …
8 February: The Outlook for Someday, Operations Manager
12 February: Script to Screen, Programme Assistant
12 February: Screen Composers Guild of NZ, General Secretary
8 March: NZFC, Head of Development & Production

Looking ahead

24 February is the night for the WIFT Awards

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

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

26 February: NZ On Air/Doc Edge documentary awards, and also Sydney Film Festival.

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

11 March: Uni Shorts (final)

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