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Te Rautaki Māori

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Kia ora. Are you a Māori filmmaker with a story to tell? The Film Commission values cultural diversity and wants to help more Māori filmmakers find pathways to bring their stories to life.  

Our key staff involved in assisting with Māori stories are Karen Waaka-Tibble, Chantelle Watts and Kathryn Graham. Feel free to contact any one of these staff members with enquiries related to Te Rautaki  Māori. We want to help you make great Māori films for global audiences. 

Funds in this funding programme

  • He Pounamu Te Reo Māori Feature Film Initiative

    Production Funding, Te Rautaki Māori

    He Pounamu Te Reo Māori Feature Film Initiative is an annual fund for the production of narrative feature films in Te Reo Māori.

    Drama
    Feature
    Production
    Equity Investment
  • Strategic Training Fund

    Funding the future - Interactive and Virtual Reality, Talent Development, Te Rautaki Māori, Industry Support
    The Strategic Training Fund partners with organisations to deliver effective training and skills development.
    Grant
  • He Ara Development Fund

    Project Development Funding, Feature Film Funding, Te Rautaki Māori

    The He Ara Development Fund supports established filmmakers to tell authentic and exciting Māori and Pacific Island stories on screen. 

    Drama
    Feature
    Documentary
    Early Development
    Advanced Development
    Grant
  • Premium Productions for International Audiences Fund (Te Puna Kairangi Premium Fund)

    Co-productions, Series Development, Project Development Funding, Production Funding, Feature Film Funding, Documentary Funding, Te Rautaki Māori

    The Premium Productions for International Audiences Fund (Te Puna Kairangi Premium Fund) supports the Aotearoa New Zealand production sector recovery from COVID-19 by supporting high-quality productions that tell New Zealand

    Drama
    Feature
    Series Drama
    Documentary
    Advanced Development
    Production
    Equity Investment
  • Te Aupounamu Māori Screen Excellence Award

    Talent Development, Te Rautaki Māori

    Te Aupounamu Māori Screen Excellence Award has been established alongside Te Rautaki Māori o Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga; the New Zealand Film Commission’s Māori Strategy.

    Grant
  • Whakawhanake Kiriata: Māori Film Development Funds

    Project Development Funding, Te Rautaki Māori

    Whakawhanake Kiriata: Māori Film Development Funds focus on different areas of project development, providing for Māori specific outcomes.

    Drama
    Feature
    Documentary
    Early Development
    Advanced Development
    Grant
  • Tautoko Tāngata Māori Talent Development

    Talent Development, Te Rautaki Māori

    The Tautoko Tāngata - Māori Talent Development Fund aims to advance the progression of Māori filmmaking talent. 

    Grant
Last updated: 
Tuesday, 1 December 2020