Fresh Shorts 2012 - Calling all short film makers
Low budget short film fund call for entries
Casting no. 345461 All regions, New Zealand
|Casting complete Applications are now closed.
Fresh Shorts is a new short film scheme run in-house by the NZ Film Commission.
It aims to identify the next generation of New Zealand feature filmmakers by nurturing and inspiring up-and-coming talent.
Fresh Shorts are:
Fresh, new directorial voices with distinctive, original styles.
Fresh ideas not seen before in short film, or new and original takes on familiar ideas.
Cinematic - ideas that deserve to be on the big screen.
Narrative films with impact. They could be emotional, humorous or political, or designed to scare an audience.The films should aim to reach audiences and move them.
Films that take risks, provoke and challenge audiences. Films that have something to say.
We're looking for the next generation of up-and-coming feature filmmaking talent, so your short film idea should be
a reflection of you; a film only you can make.
Fresh Shorts will support the following once a year:
Up to eight narrative short films at $10,000 per film
Up to eight narrative short films at $30,000 per film
The level of funding is based on the director's experience.
All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Location: All regions, New Zealand
Payment details: Funding available for winning teams
Applications to this casting call require:
- A phone number
- A profile photo
Short Film Makers
The director, writer and producer need to be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.
We anticipate that applicants will be 18 and over; however, if a filmmaker between 16 and 18 years of age would like to apply they will need to have a suitable adult mentor attached to the project.
Anyone from New Zealand
Listing created: 6 May 2012
Applications closed: 29 June 2012
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