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Past Funding Decisions

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Looking at how we have funded films on their journey to production helps you to see how films get funded and the various ways we support filmmakers. 

More recent, more detail

Our records date back to 1988/89 and reflect information published in our Annual Reports. Our Annual Reports were not as detailed in earlier years so more recent years have more comprehensive information. New decisions are uploaded throughout the year.

Accurate data

We have tried to ensure that these records are accurate.  If any records have incorrect information, please let us know and we will correct it as soon as possible. We recommend reading the Guide to Funding Decisions before using the data.

 

 

Year Title/Project Alias Funding Key People Type Amount
2020/21 2D Love Gemma Easton-Knight, Morgan Perry, Bridget Callow-Wright, Julia Parnell, Abigail Egden Script development $20,000
2020/21 3 x 1-day workshops in the South Island Directors & Editors Guild NZ Industry Support $14,160
2020/21 A Mistake - Conditional Offer Matthew Metcalfe, Christine Jeffs Feature film production investment
2020/21 Arid - Interactive Development Fund Project Limbus Devolved development $48,000
2020/21 Arrival Ahmed Osman, Francesca Mackenzie Short film production investment $15,000
2020/21 ATUA- Interactive Development Fund Piki Films Devolved development $50,000
2020/21 Atuatanga Miriam Ross, Wiremu Grace Script development $25,000
2020/21 Ave Marie Celestina Sumby, Francesca Carney, Zelda Edwards Short film production investment $15,000
2020/21 Awa Films - He Ara Julian Arahanga, Becs Arahanga Devolved development $50,000
2020/21 Baby Done Madman Entertainment Theatrical release support $147,240
2020/21 Bed Ridden Alan Brash, John Barnett, Grant Lahood Script development $25,000
2020/21 Big Girls Don't Cry Vicky Pope, Paloma Schneideman Script development $24,400
2020/21 Bottled Up Arani Cuthbert, Felicity Morgan-Rhind, Lynda Topp, Jools Topp Script development $25,000
2020/21 Boyo & Bunny -Screen Production Recovery Tara Riddell, Oscar Enberg Short film production investment $19,558
2020/21 Breathe - Screen Production Recovery Mhairead Connor, Stephen Kang Short film production investment $1,500
2020/21 Cousins - Screen Production Recovery Georgina Allison Conder, Ainsley Gardiner, Libby Hakaraia, Briar Grace-Smith Feature film production investment $6,100
2020/21 Cradle & Grave Tema Pua, Malinna Liang, Phoebe Shum Short film production investment $15,000
2020/21 Datsun - Screen Production Recovery Sharlene George, Mark Albiston, J. Patrick McElroy Short film production investment $25,640
2020/21 Dawn Raid - Screen Production Recovery Matthew Metcalfe, Leela Menon, Oscar Kightley Feature film production investment $12,048
2020/21 Director’s One-day Workshop on Setting Tone Directors & Editors Guild NZ Industry Support $15,510

*Asterisk indicates amount has been fully repaid (in the case of development loans) or fully recouped (in the case of production investment).