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Talent Development Funding

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Are you wanting support for your filmmaking career? The Film Commission has a number of initiatives to develop the careers of filmmakers, including those in their early stages.

Funds in this funding programme

  • Short Film Fund (Fresh Shorts)

    Short Film Funding, Talent Development
    The Short Film Fund (Fresh Shorts) identifies and nurtures the next generation of New Zealand filmmakers.
    Early Development
    Production
    Grant
  • Talent Development Fund

    Talent Development

    The Talent Development Fund supports filmmakers to develop their career. We can fund individuals and businesses who wish to develop their talent.  

    Grant
  • Producer and Director Internships

    Talent Development
    Producer and director internships allow emerging filmmakers to gain experience on a major New Zealand feature film production.
    Grant
  • Strategic Training Fund

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

    Project Development Funding, Funding the future - Interactive and Virtual Reality, Talent Development

    The Interactive Development Fund enables the development of interactive content that is focussed on strong and original New Zealand stories. 

    Early Development
    Grant
    Loan
  • Te Aupounamu The Māori Screen Excellence Award

    Talent Development, Māori and Pacific Island pathways

    Te Aupounamu The 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
Last updated: 
Monday, 20 November 2017

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