Te Paepae Ataata Charitable Trust is currently inviting applications for funding from Maori writers and film-makers to write and develop feature films.
The current round closes on Monday 19th April 2010. Additional submission rounds close on 12 July and 25 October 2010.
Applicants may apply for funding towards the cost of a mentor or other additional costs to assist in the development of a project. The level of funding will be determined by Te Paepae Ataata.
An application form and guidelines are available at www.paepae.co.nz
For more information contact Renee Mark on 027 224 4541 or via email: [email protected]
The Paepae are: Ainsley Gardiner, Rawiri Paratene, Tainui Stephens, Merata Mita, and Kathryn Akuhata-Brown.
Te Paepae Ataata is an Incorporated Charitable Trust that has been operating since 2008.
The purposes of Te Paepae Ataata are:
- To identify and support Maori filmmakers.
- To nurture Maori cinema.
- To develop select scripts to production readiness.
- To celebrate the film voice of tangata whenua.
Kia poipoia ko te ao kiriata Maori. Kia penapenahia ko ng?a hotuhi kia puawai mai. Kia hari i roto i te reo kiriata o te tangata whenua.