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18 July 2016
Brown Ink and Asian Ink Programme Open Door to Plays & Screenplays Submissions now open – Nau Mai, Haere Mai! *DEADLINE 01 September* New Zealand Writers Guild and Playmarket joint Brown and Asian Ink development programme is looking for Maori, Pasifika and Asian writers with the best new, exciting and... [Read more]
29 June 2016
SWANZ nominations and entries for the Unproduced Script Competition are now open – both with new categories! Nominate someone for SWANZ! Enter the Unproduced Script Competition!
30 August 2016
Super September NZWG get togethers AUCKLAND: First Friday Drinks – 02 September CONFIRMED FRI 02 SEPTEMBER– 4pm kick off – BYO @ 400C Great North Rd Grey Lynn / Arch Hill Don’t miss out, join us! Come out and Connect. Contact Fritha @ GuildHQ for more Facebook Event AKL WELLINGTON:... [Read more]
28 July 2016
NZWG PODCASTS #1 Michael Hauge speaks with Kathryn Burnett The first in the series of NZWG Podcast features NZWG board member Kathryn Burnett speaking with renowned story expert, author and lecturer Micheal Hauge. Kathryn and Michael discuss the art of developing scripts, including how to identify your goals within your scripts. Michael... [Read more]
12 July 2016
You are invited to join us in warming up the new NZWG HQ. Find Us: Behind the Yellow Door, beside Nutshell Rental & Halcyon Digital. Follow the drive all the way… All welcome, snacks provided. WARMING UP NZWG HQ BYO Start 4pm 400c Great North Rd Grey Lynn / Arch... [Read more]
8 July 2016
Round Two 2016 – Apply Now! Bringing Writers Directors & Actors together for table reads A core cast – max six actors – together with a writer & director team (OR writer/director) will collaborate on each script-in-development table read The script must have a director attached and have been through a... [Read more]
5 July 2016
Been thinking about writing that story but not sure where to start? Maybe you’re juggling a couple of ideas but can’t decide which one to commit to. This supportive writing workshop is a fun, time-efficient way to get that idea out of your head and onto the page. Come spend... [Read more]
14 June 2016
*We are back online WED 22 June (restricted services)* It’s official: The NZWG has signed up for a new home and we are already on the move to 400C Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021 (Proud neighbours of Nutshell Rentals and Halcyon Digital) Locate our new offices: wind your... [Read more]
2 June 2016
The Second Round of NZWG Seed Grants 2016 is postponed. Due to unforeseen circumstance the Seed Grant Round Two 2016 dates have been postponed. An announcement with the new dates will be released as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience in this delay. In the meantime, keep on... [Read more]
26 May 2016
June NZWG get togethers – hottin’ up AUCKLAND: First Friday Drinks – 06 June CONFIRMED FRI 03 JUNE– 5pm kick off – @ HQ 243 Ponsonby Rd AKL It’s not the last one… but the countdown has begun. Don’t miss out, join us! Contact Fritha @ GuildHQ for more WELLINGTON:... [Read more]