Issue date: 
Friday, 10 September 2021

Join the New Zealand Film Commission and Script to Screen for a live webinar on Thursday 16 September at 5:30pm to hear about what's needed for Whiringa Tauatahi - Stage One and how to make your 2021 Kōpere Hou - Fresh Shorts application shine.

The purpose of the webinar is to give an overview of the application process and guide you through the selection criteria.

Register for the webinar in advance. There will be an opportunity to send questions during the webinar but you can also submit your question ahead of time to help shape the discussion.

The Webinar will be available for you to view on Script to Screen's YouTube and Facebook afterwards if you are unable to join the discussion live, and for you to refer to afterwards.

Kōpere Hou - Fresh Shorts is now open for Whiringa Tauatahi - Stage One applications.

The full criteria and requirements for the assessment of both Whiringa Tuatahi - Stage One and Whiringa Tuarua - Stage Two are on our website. 

Any enquiries can be directed to Emma Mortimer the Script to Screen Kōpere Hou – Fresh Shorts Programme Manager:

Key dates

Whiringa Tuatahi - Stage One
Applications open now: (Apply via Kōpere Hou - Fresh Shorts Portal)
Applications close: 1pm, Monday 11 October 2021
Announcement of shortlisted teams: Week commencing 22 November 2021

Whiringia Tuarua - Stage Two
Applications close: 1pm, Monday 17 January 2022
Announcement of funded teams: Week commencing 21 February 2022
Development workshop dates: 18-19 March 2022


Last updated: 
Friday, 10 September 2021