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Something for the Weekend: 6 May 2016


If you’re quick

6 May: NZWG First Friday drinks, Auckland
8 May: Film Talk event for Andrea Bosshard and Shane Loader’s The Great Maiden’s Blush, Dunedin

Gizza Job

(Listings are for application deadline)
9 May: NZ On Screen: Content Director
13 May: Alliance Francaise French Film Festival: Festival Director
20 May: NHNZ: Series Producer, Producers

Out and about

9 May: NZCS Leica Cine Lenses event, Auckland
12 May: Sarah Cordery’s notes to eternity kicks off its run with Q&A screenings which continue to the end of the month, various centres
15 May: Storytelling for Television with James Griffin, Auckland
17 May: Film Talk event with Sarah Cordery for notes to eternity, Dunedin
18 May: DEGNZ Collaborators Series with Crossing Rachmaninoff (pictured, top) director and DOP Rebecca Tansley and Simon Raby, Auckland
20 May: WOPAW games event, Auckland

Deadlines

9 May: NZFC Early Development: application deadline
9 May: NZFC Documentary Development: application deadline
10 – 14 May: the NZFC’s Fresh Shorts roadshow, various centres and streaming its 10 May event
13 May: DEGNZ closes applications for Jesse Warn Directors’ Toolkit (runs 21 – 22 May); the Niki Caro masterclass (runs 8 June); and the Director Mentorship with Niki Caro.

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
15 May: Show Me Shorts (regular)
27 May: Arohanui Film Festival (early)
20 September: Armageddon Fantasy & Sci-Fi Film Festival (final)

Festivals and Conferences

16 April – 22 May: Autumn Events, Wellington
4 – 15 May: Doc Edge Festival, Wellington
18 – 29 May: Doc Edge Festival, Auckland
19 May – 5 June: the Spanish Film Festival, Auckland
1-9 July: NZ Mountain Film Festival
14 – 31 July; NZIFF, Auckland
22 July – 7 August: NZIFF, Wellington
22-25 September: Screenies
24-25 September: Big Screen Symposium
30 September: Auckland Underground Film Festival
26 – 30 October: Arohanui Film Festival

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