May 11, 2021

Maori News & Indigenous Views

2013 South Auckland Short Film Workshop

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Is there a story from your community that you would like to tell through film but dont know where to start?
Manurewa-300x200 Script to ScreenandNga Aho Whakaaripresent the 2013 South Auckland Short Film Workshop.
This two-day event will give you everything you need to know to make a short film, guiding you through each stage from the initial concept, writing, directing, the crucial element of casting and finally to pitch your idea for funding.
Come and listen to five experienced industry professionals who have all worked on successful short films, includingMatthew Horrocks, who has produced or executive produced 7 local short films includingBrave Donkey,andZero,Hamish Bennett, whoseshort filmThe Dumpplayed at festivals here and across the globe and was the winner of the 2012 NZ Writers Guild Award for Best Short Film Script,Christina Asher,the casting director responsible for many of New Zealands shorts, features and television series includingSiones WeddingandMatariki,Zia Mandviwalla, whose debut short filmNight Shiftpremiered at Cannes in 2012, and has since gone on to win awards at numerous international film festivals, andMichael Bennett, writer/director ofMatarikiwhose short filmMichelles Third Novelwas chosen to screen prior to the gala premier ofPulp Fictionat the 1994 New York Film Festival. Hear also from last year’s pitching competition winner, Aroha Awarau.
Date: Sat 16 / Sun 17 November, 2013
Time: Saturday 9am-4:30pm, Sunday: 10am 4pm
Cost: Please bring a $15 koha to cover lunch for the weekend. Refreshments will be provided.
Registration:Spaces are limited so you must register your interest.
Pleasersvpto Eloise on eloise ring the office on 09 360 5400.
This workshop is made possible with the assistance from the Auckland Council Creative Communities Fund and the generosity ofMIT School of Visual Arts.


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