Scholarships

Script to Screen's Killer Films Internship Scholarship provides the opportunity for an emerging local filmmaker to work for 3 months at the busy Manhattan office of Killer Films.

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Sally Tran at Killer Films NYC Blog #4

FEATURE: 11 FEBRUARY 2014

'I feel more at home realising the U.S. indie scene is more similar to the NZ scene than I first thought' Sally Tran reflects on what she has learnt during her time with Killer Films ... Read more
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Sally Tran at Killer Films NYC Blog #3

FEATURE: 17 OCTOBER 2013

"Pam Koffler suggests finding the executives who have been around for long time and getting familiar with their younger assistants that are ‘hip pocketing’. This works if you are living in cities with agents, like NYC, Los Angeles and London, but if not, how does someone outside these cities get seen by American producers?"... Read more
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Sally Tran at Killer Films NYC Blog #2

FEATURE: 18 SEPTEMBER 2013

"I’m not saying be the next Rodriguez. If you can, awesome, I hope we can be friends." In her second blog from NYC, Sally Tran discusses the similarities between entrepreneurial start-ups and getting up a film... Read more
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Sally Tran at Killer Films NYC Blog #1

FEATURE: 21 AUGUST 2013

'The actors Silva worked with on CRYSTAL FAIRY improvised their way through the film while being on location, and he was able to make his film quickly and cheaply. He doubled his output as a filmmaker and is moving onto his new project.' - Tran talks about the current trend of improv in the 'go-out-and-make-something' world of indie filmmaking... Read more
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Writer/Director Sally Tran off to Killer Films, NYC

NEWS: 30 APRIL 2013

We are delighted to announce writer/director Sally Tran has been awarded the 2013 Killer Films Internship Scholarship, which will see her trading a NZ winter for a busy summer in NYC in the development dept of leading indie film production company, Killer Films.... Read more
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2013 Killer Films Internship Scholarship

NEWS: 15 JANUARY 2013

Script to Screen is delighted to announce the 2013 US Screenwriting Internship Scholarship to Killer Films in New York.... Read more
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Catherine Bisley at Killer Films NYC Blog #4

FEATURE: 2 JULY 2012

"Kill Your Darlings is done, and so begins the twilight of my internship. I am fulltime at Killer’s Union Square office; it may be a shift back to normal hours, but nothing’s winding down."... Read more
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Dianna Fuemana at Killer Films NYC Blog #3

FEATURE: 14 JUNE 2012

I’ve sat in on meetings with a few potential directors which has been enlightening. It’s interesting to see how filmmakers present their ideas about an existing script and themselves when faced with Killer. ... Read more
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Catherine Bisley at Killer Films NYC Blog #3

FEATURE: 21 MAY 2012

"Tonight we are shooting the climactic murder scene for Kill Your Darlings all the way up in Inwood, Manhattan, a largely Puerto Rican neighbourhood. Yet again, this production is providing me with the opportunity to see new and distinctive parts of New York."... Read more
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Dianna Fuemana at Killer Films NYC Blog #2

FEATURE: 7 MAY 2012

"We continue our Jedi fono (hui) on our way to a filmmakers industry party... filmmakers hustling hard and I’m relieved it’s not my time to shine. It’s very shiny here. After years of crafting your films universe, you’re in a spotlight where your film has to be seen, reviewed, critiqued, voted on and from what I can tell – BOUGHT – a major ... Read more