Supporting New Zealand filmmaking
Developing screen business
Getting Filmmakers to Festivals and Markets
Set your calendar
What we funded in the past
Helping filmmakers get ahead
Developing your craft
Getting started in filmmaking
Supporting diverse voices
Getting your film to its audience
Taking your film overseas
Who is watching New Zealand films
Protecting your work
Funding for distribution and festivals
Partnering with offshore filmmakers
Financial support for filming in NZ in 2017
Financial support for filming in NZ from 2015
Practical advice for filming in New Zealand
How to qualify as an NZ film
Our Board meets five times a year to set policy and budgets, monitor progress against targets and budgets and consider applications for feature film production financing. You can find the 2016 submission deadlines and meeting dates below or on the Board Meetings page.
Applications must be received by 9am on the application date. For upcoming deadlines, go to our Early Development Fund page.
Applications may be submitted at any time. For more information, go to our Advanced Development Fund page.
For more information, go to our Fresh Shorts page.
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