Browse through our library of supporting information, application guidelines and forms, and guidance for Co-productions and International Productions.
Use this form if you are applying to the Short Film International Festival Fund.
Are you wanting to submit your short film to a festival? Here is a list of film festivals that the Film Commission currently recommends for short film submissions.
Pete's Dragon Uplift Statement.
Read the Israel-New Zealand Film Co-production Agreement here.
Partnering for Success will tell you more about China-New Zealand screen collaboration.
These guidelines will support you to apply for post production finance from the Film Commission. Read these guidelines carefully as they will help you deliver the strongest application possible.
How do you write a script for a short film? Here are some tips from successful filmmakers about writing a short film.
This is the Expenditure Statement Template for the NZSPG New Zealand grant.
This document provides an overview of the New Zealand Screen Production Grant and criteria for international productions.
This is the New Zealand Screen Production Grant July 1 2017 criteria for New Zealand productions.
These are FAQs (frequently asked questions) on the criteria for the New Zealand Screen Production Grant (NZSPG) International Productions 1 July 2017.
This information sheet outlines the Film Commission's requirements in relation to Chain of Title. It will help you provide the Chain of Title information required for any Film Commission funding.
This information sheet outlines the minimum detail required in your Audience Engagement Plan.
This helpful flowchart will give you a visual overview of NZSPG International - August 2015
Guidelines for He Ara Plus applicants.
Please read these guidelines carefully before applying for He Ara Plus.
Form to register for the NZSPG - International grant
We offer financial assistance to domestic distributors of independent New Zealand feature films to help maximise the New Zealand domestic theatrical audience.
Read these helpful guidelines to assist you.
This directory provides details of companies interested in the distribution of independent film in New Zealand. It also includes titles they have recently distributed here.
This application for a Provisional Certificate should be read in conjunction with the New Zealand Screen Prodcution Grant (NZSPG) criteria for international productions dated 1 August 2015.
This document is a summary of the changes made to the Fresh Shorts model in May 2016.
Use this form to register for the New Zealand Screen Production Grant (NZSPG) - New Zealand under the 1 July 2017 criteria.
The Feature Film Finishing Grant helps independent filmmakers to finish their fims so they are ready to be seen by cinema audiences.
Read these helpful guidelines before applying for a Feature Film Finishing Grant.
Are you marketing a short film? This guide will help you maximise its reach of your short film by providing festival, online and marketplace guidance.
This guide is only an introduction rather than a comprehensive manual.
Use this template to log cast & crew travel for your NZSPG application.
These FAQs (Frequently-asked-questions) relate to the New Zealand Screen Production Grant (NZSPG) for International Productions under the 1 August 2015 criteria.
This flowchart gives you a visual overview of the New Zealand Screen Production Grant - International under the July 1 2017 criteria.
This document provides an overview template for your Fresh Shorts application.
The American Film Market is a pivotal destination for independent film companies and businesspeople from all over the world. It is held each year in Santa Monica at the beginning of November.
Hot Docs is North America's largest documentary film festival and conference.
The Film Commission encourages private investment being made available to New Zealand productions. This information sheet outlines the terms of private investment that we find acceptable.
Piracy is damaging the film industry worldwide.
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