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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Seed & Seed Advanced 2019

2018 Dates Round One - OPEN Opens Friday 8 February 2019 Closes Friday 6 April 2019 (midday) Seed/Seed Advanced recipients announced Tuesday 29 May 2019 (5pm) ​Round Two Opens Friday 6 July 2019 Closes Friday 7 September 2019 (midday) Seed/Seed Advanced recipients...

Raupapa Whakaari: Drama to the World

The New Zealand Film Commission and NZ On Air in conjunction with Script to Screenpresent RAUPAPA WHAKAARI, a new initiative designed to develop and package distinctive high-end series drama for the international market. The initiative supports writer/producer teams...

NZOA: Proposal Update Pasifika PA Script Lab

Deadline for submission of applications - 4pm, 11th February 2019 NZ on Air is calling for scripted proposals from Pasifika content makers with the aim of extending the range of Pacific and Asian storytelling available to New Zealand audiences. The scripted content...

FilmUp 2019: Call for Applications

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 10pm, Sunday 17th February 2019. Script to Screen’s FilmUp Mentorship programme returns for 2019. Each year the FilmUp Mentorship programme supports and empowers up to eight tenacious and talented filmmakers to reach the next stage in their...

IRD update per diems to $80NZD

IRD update per diems to $80 On 1 July 2018 Inland Revenue has updated an expenditure determination regarding people working in the screen production industry. If you are required to work away from home, the determination will apply to you. The determination allows...

Avatar Internships Open

CORAL INTERNSHIPS After an overwhelming response to the first set of internships for the Avatar Sequels, 880 Productions (Avatar Sequels) are now looking to fill more internship positions for 2019 in the following departments: - Costume - Lighting - Grips - Sound -...

2019 South Shorts Mentorship Programme

Participants who pitch a short film project at the 2018 South Auckland Short Film Workshop will also be invited to apply to the 2019 South Shorts Mentorship Programme. Approximately eight participants will be chosen to take part in the programme spanning five months,...

Someday Stories 2019 – Applications Open

Six Short Films To Be Produced in 2019 Go to outlookforsomeday.net/ for more... Someday Stories is a series of six sustainability-focused short films by emerging young film-makers from Aotearoa New Zealand. The completed films will be screened by Stuff, The...

NZOA Diversity Report 2017

From NZOA Diversity Report 2017 This report is the second of an ongoing series monitoring gender and ethnic diversity at the producer, director and writer level in TV and digital projects funded by NZ On Air. 15 Jun 2017 Share  Twitter  Facebook Overview In 2016 we...

South Shorts Film Workshop 2018

South Shorts Film Workshop SAT 24 NOV & SUN 25 NOV Manukau Institute of Technology, North Campus, Gate 13, Alexander Cres, Otara Script to Screen, Ngā Aho Whakaari and PIFT present the 2018 South Shorts Film Workshop – a free two-day workshop aimed at exposing...