New Zealand Filmmakers, Emerging filmmakers
Funding type: 

Producer and Director Internships allow emerging filmmakers to gain experience on a major New Zealand feature film production.

What we fund

Grant of up to $10,000 to cover the cost of attaching an intern to a film.

Who can apply

Producers or directors who want to attach a trainee producer or director to their project for at least 14 weeks of work. You can suggest the trainee or you can discuss potential candidates on our register.

The project should be a feature film that:

  • Is funded by the New Zealand Film Commission
  • Is nearing production
  • Has a budget of more than $500,000.

How to apply

For more information about how to apply please contact our Talent Development Team at or 0800 659 754. If you are eligible you will be asked to send us a written expression of interest.

What you need

Your application will demonstrate the benefits for both the production, and the trainee’s development as a future feature film producer or director.

Last updated: 
Monday, 27 June 2016