Welcome to the home of Pacific Islanders in Film & Television, the association of Pacific screen arts practitioners mainly based in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

PIFT seeks to network and engage with Pacific creators in the moving image industry, provide platforms and pathways for development and represent makers in wider industry and governmental or regulatory forums.

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Film Pipeline Short Script Competition

Winner Receives: $2,500 | script development | production assistance Deadline: August 24th, 2018 GO TO WEBSITE TO SUBMIT The 1st Annual Film Pipeline Short Script Competition provides an opportunity for writers and directors to get their material produced....

SEED & SEED ADVANCED deadlines Soon

Round Two 2018 now open Closes Friday 7 September 2018 (midday) Seed/Seed Advanced recipients announced Friday 26 October 2018 (5pm) For more information, and guidelines for eligibility, click here. 4 KEYS TO WRITING A STRONG SYNOPSIS From ScriptReader Pro, by by the...

The 1st Annual NZWG Pub Quiz Fundraiser

Introducing the NZWG's Annual Fundraising Film and TV Pub Quiz The best film and TV Pub Quiz. EVER. NZWG has been supporting, advocating and protecting writers in Aotearoa since 1976! This fundraiser will help enable NZWG to continue this imperative work within the...

Short Film Otago New Funding

Short Film Otago has a new funding round open for new writers and filmmakers. It is calling for scripts/film ideas/outlines for development and possible funding. Short Film Otago provides a "first step" initiative for southern writers and film makers, similar to the...

Te Rautaki Māori launched

Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) has launched the organisation’s Te Rautaki Māori, and announced new funding initiatives to support the strategy. NZFC Board Chair, Kerry Prendergast, hosted guests at the National Library of New Zealand...