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Story Camp Aotearoa 2017   Applications Open! Story Camp is a residential feature film workshop that fosters craft, voice and vision. Talented NZ screenwriters and filmmakers workshop their projects with exceptional international and local advisors. Each selected… FROM SCRIPT TO SCREEN “Don’t be fooled. Story Camp takes place in a beautifully simple, stripped-back setting by the sea – but man it’s tough.  My script was expertly interrogated with care and without mercy – but unlike notes and feedback delivered via email, this… Find out more here from Outlook for Someday CHECK THE LINK ABOVE FOR PASIFIKA WORKSHOPS “This year’s free one-day and two-day workshops are taking place throughout New Zealand from June to August 2017. At least 30 workshops are planned, including 5 Kaupapa… At the NZIFF – (20 Jul – 6th Aug) A collection of Māori and Pasifika short films curated by Leo Koziol (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Rakaipaaka), Director of the Wairoa Māori Film Festival, with guest co-curator Craig Fasi (Niue), Director of the Pollywood Film… NEW! OFFICIAL DEADLINE ends July 15th 2017! Click here for details. The Hawaii Film Challenge is a chance for filmmakers around the world to get inspired and get filming, right here in Hawaii. Submit a 10-12 minute short film script of any genre. Your script can take… Six short films have been selected by Gaylene Preston as finalists for our annual New Zealand’s Best Short Film Competition. One of those finalists is the film ‘Waiting’ directed by Amberley Jo Aumua and written by Samuel Kamu. Waiting was also selected to… logomaoriland-4156730 THROUGH OUR LENS FILMMAKING IN TE MOANANUI A KIWA The Māoriland Charitable Trust (MCT) is looking for Rangatahi Māori Film Leaders to take on Māoriland’s first Through Our Lens venture into the Pacific. This September, we’ll be taking 16 Māori film leaders… The Wairoa Maori Film Festival in its 12th year in 2017 grew the number of Pasifika films showing during the festival and added two new Pasifika awards during the annual Wairoa Film Festival Awards Night. From Tusi Tamasese’s ‘One Thousand Ropes’ to… Ngā Aho Whakaari (NAW) is presenting a great opportunity to take part in a Directing Masterclass with Lee Tamahori, which will address how to deal with problems that occur in screenplay and during shooting.  Masterclass with Lee Tamahori Saturday 17 June 2017  1000 –…