Essential information

Boost Funding supports the growth of producers and screen businesses who have a slate of strong projects to develop, along with a strategic vision and a plan to deliver on it. 

What we fund

A slate of up to four projects including one lead project that you can progress the most in the short and immediate term. 

  • A grant of up to $75,000 per application 
  • It is anticipated the expenditure will be focused on the next six months 
  • Applicants must demonstrate how Boost will enhance diversity in their slate and business. 

Who can apply

Either established New Zealand producers with:

  • At least two ‘produced by’ credits on a feature that has been released theatrically by a distributor or on a New Zealand scripted primetime free-to-air TV production, or on a series drama that was broadcast on a streaming platform or TV
  • An existing slate of projects in development and/or in production.

Or established Aotearoa New Zealand screen businesses that:

  • Have been active for more than five years
  • Have experience producing screen content from development through to delivery  (could include formats such as television, online, or gaming) 
  • Have an existing slate of projects in development and/or production.

How to apply


The fund will open to applications on Monday 6 December 2021. The deadline for applications is 24 January 2022.  


Last updated: 
Friday, 26 November 2021