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Short Film Funding

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Our short film funds aim to identify the next generation of New Zealand feature filmmakers by nurturing up-and-coming talent through short film development and production.

Short films play an important role in establishing and progressing unique creative voices, reflecting New Zealand culture and helping filmmakers develop skills and relationships that contribute to a successful screen industry.

Funds in this funding programme

  • Screen Production Recovery Fund

    Co-productions, Production Funding, Post-Production Funding, Feature Film Funding, Short Film Funding, Documentary Funding

    The Screen Production Recovery Fund is managed by the NZFC and will support selected individual screen productions affected by COVID-19 to be completed, delivered and screened, help rebuild the New Zealand screen industry and ensure th

    Drama
    Feature
    Series Drama
    Short
    Documentary
    Production
    Post Production
  • Catalyst He Kauahi

    Short Film Funding

    Catalyst He Kauahi aims to support New Zealand filmmakers to progress their talents to the next stage and make exceptional, high end narrative short films that will ignite the flame and be the catalyst for change in their career.

    Drama
    Short
    Early Development
    Advanced Development
    Production
    Post Production
    Grant
  • Short Film Fund (Kōpere Hou- Fresh Shorts)

    Short Film Funding

    The Short Film Fund (Kōpere Hou - Fresh Shorts) identifies and nurtures the next generation of New Zealand filmmakers.

    Drama
    Short
    Documentary
    Early Development
    Production
    Grant
  • Short Film International Festival Fund

    Short Film Funding, Travel Grants

    The Short Film International Festival Fund helps New Zealand short films and their makers get to significant film festivals.

    Short
    Grant
Last updated: 
Thursday, 7 May 2020