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Applications now open for Aotearoa Short Film Lab 2018


Applications are now open for the 2018 Aotearoa Short Film Lab.

Aotearoa Short Film Lab is New Zealand’s most prestigious hothouse mentoring scheme for screenwriters and aspiring screenwriters to workshop new ideas for short film. Established in 2010 as a partnership between Show Me Shorts and Script to Screen, the Lab offers six local and two international short film makers the opportunity to develop their short film concepts and scripts with the guidance and advice of experienced industry mentors.

The Lab includes a full-day workshop, and follow-up sessions with one of the mentors who will guide each participant through the development of their script. The mentors in previous years have included: Shuchi Kothari, Michael Bennett, Jake Mahaffy, Zia Mandviwalla, Jackie van Beek, Dustin Feneley and Emily Anderton.

Cost: The Lab is free to attend for all selected applicants, but there is a NZ$20 application fee.

Deadline to apply: Thursday 14 December, 2017

Date of the Lab: Saturday 17 March 17, 2018

How to apply: Submit your ideas for the Lab here

Read more about the Lab here.

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