If you are a budding short filmmaker and are developing ideas for short film, then you won’t want to miss this amazing opportunity. Participants in the workshop will be mentored by experienced industry practitioners who have excelled in short filmmaking, including producer/director Paul Swadel (Poppy, Infection, Accidents), screenwriter and academic Shuchi Kothari (Firaaq, Apron Strings, Coffee and Allah), and animator/director James Cunningham (Das Tub, Poppy, Infection). Read more
South Pacific Pictures and Script to Screen were very impressed to receive 175 applications for the South Pacific Pictures Emerging Writers' Lab. The overall quality of the applications was outstanding and made the final selection of applicants an extremely difficult task. Read more
South Pacific Pictures, in association with Script to Screen, present the South Pacific Pictures Emerging Writers' Lab. Calling for Applications.
Application Deadline: 5pm 24 June 2011
If you are an enthusiastic Auckland-based writer, don’t miss this incredible opportunity to learn from the best and get a foot in the door.
South Pacific Pictures is New Zealand’s leading television drama production company. The eight successful applicants will gain hands-on experience of writing for television… Read more
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! Deadline Friday 25th March. An intensive 2-day workshop building on Gaylene Preston's hit seminar and workshopping practical ways to protect the core essence of a film throughout the rigorous process that is filmmaking. "We need to explore that big mysterious exciting unfathomable unifying thing deep in the heart of the film – which I call the ‘It’. The It is why you want to make the film in the first place. This workshop explores ways of finding It, articulating It, protecting It, promoting It." Read more
"This seminar is about that big mysterious exciting unfathomable unifying thing deep in the heart of the film - which I call 'the It'. The It is why you want to make the film in the first place." Gaylene Preston talks through techniques for keeping 'the It' at the centre of the filmmaking process, from script development, to financing, to directing on set. Read more