Workshops

Script to Screen's national programme of events includes one-off filmmaking seminars, workshops and writing labs as well as the annual Short Film Lab for six emerging writers. All of these are taken by esteemed filmmaker mentors who work in the industry.

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Pitching Competition Winners Announced

FEATURE: 2 DECEMBER 2014

After a hugely successful weekend at our annual South Auckland Short Film Workshop, we are excited to be able to announce the six talented storytellers whose pitches incited the imaginations and attentions of our guest judges.... Read more
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2014 South Auckland Short Film Workshop

calendar EVENT: 29 NOVEMBER to 30 NOVEMBER, MIT SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, OTARA

This two-day event will give you everything you need to know to make a short film, guiding you through each stage – from the initial concept, writing, directing, the crucial element of casting and finally to pitch your idea to collaborators and funders.... Read more
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Short Film Lab 2014: Call for Applications!

NEWS: 4 AUGUST 2014

Script to Screen and Show Me Shorts are now calling for applications for the 2014 Short Film Lab. Six participants will be selected to workshop their short film ideas (or short film scripts) during the full-day lab hosted by the University of Auckland in November.... Read more
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‘Making a Web Series’ Workshops – Dunedin/Invercargill

calendar EVENT: 14 JUNE to 15 JUNE, DUNEDIN, INVERCARGILL

Come and hear creator/director Kiel McNaughton and creator/producer Kerry Warkia discuss the creative possibilities of the web series format.... Read more
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2014 Christchurch Filmmaker’s Workshop: Making a Web Series

calendar EVENT: 22 MARCH 2014, CHRISTCHURCH

Script to Screen presents a filmmaking workshop on the web series format, with guest speakers Kiel McNaughton (creator/director/actor) and Kerry Warkia (creator/producer/actor), key creatives on NZ web series Auckland Daze and Nia's Extra Ordinary Life... Read more
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2013 Hokianga Filmmaker’s Workshop: Making a Web Series

calendar EVENT: 8 DECEMBER 2013

Come and hear creator/director Kiel McNaughton (Auckland Daze) and creator/producer Kerry Warkia (Auckland Daze, Flat3) discuss the creative possibilities of the web series format... Read more
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2013 South Auckland Short Film Workshop

calendar EVENT: 16 NOVEMBER to 17 NOVEMBER, 2013

Script to Screen and Ngā Aho Whakaari present the 2013 South Auckland Short Film Workshop. This two-day event will give you everything you need to know to make a short film, guiding you through each stage – from the initial concept, directing, the nuts and bolts of production and finally to pitch your idea for funding.... Read more
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2013 Short Film Lab: Call for Applications!

NEWS: 21 AUGUST 2013

Are you developing ideas for short film? Don’t miss out on the opportunity to take part in New Zealand’s fourth Short Film Lab! ... Read more
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Screenwriting Craft with Michael Bennett

calendar EVENT: 23 MARCH 2013, DUNEDIN PUBLIC ART GALLERY

Writer/director Michael Bennett presents a workshop at the annual Dunedin Film and TV Weekend about the key points of cinematic storytelling, remaining true to the core of your idea and how to keep your audience engaged on the big screen.... Read more
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Seminars with Keith Thompson, Alison Maclean and Philippa Campbell

calendar EVENT: 15 APRIL to 17 APRIL, AUCKLAND

Script to Screen and the NZ Film Commission present three open seminars and panel discussions as part of the First Feature Lab. Take a closer look at development and co-writing with Keith Thompson; delve into creative producing with Philippa Campbell; and hear Alison Maclean talk about the transition from short film to features.... Read more