Brown Ink & Asian Ink

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Playmarket and NZWG joint development programmes Brown Ink & Asian Ink look for Māori, Pasifika and Asian writers with the best new, exciting and original screenplays and plays.

 

ASIAN INK 2017 SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN!

Opening: Monday 02 October.
Deadline 11:59pm on Friday 06 November. 

Plays previously selected for Asian Ink development include Orientation by Chye-Ling Huang, Let’s Save the Universe by Benjamin Teh, A Moment or Two by Arun Subramaniam, Flesh Off the Boat and Who is Sada Abe? Part One: Bullfight of Love by Nathan Joe.

Ovisa by Rajeev Mishra was the first screenplay selected for a development under the Asian Ink scheme in 2016.

Prizes
Selected plays and screenplays will win a day-long script clinic with a professional director, cast and script advisor.

How to Enter
TO SUBMIT A SCREENPLAY:
Visit the NZWG website HERE and download the submission form
Complete the submission form and send your screenplay to guildhq@nzwritersguild.org.nz

TO SUBMIT A PLAY:
Visit the Playmarket website HERE
Complete the submission form and send your play to competitions@playmarket.org.nz

The Fine Print
Submissions for Asian Ink are open to any New Zealand citizen/permanent resident of Asian heritage regardless of age or experience.
Submissions for Brown Ink* are open to any New Zealand citizen/permanent resident of Maori or Pasifika heritage regardless of age or experience.
Screenplays must not yet have ADF and/or Production Financing and haven’t been filmed.
Plays must not have had a professional production (pending productions, readings, workshops or amateur productions are fine).
There are no limits on length, style or theme.

*Brown Ink 2017 submissions now CLOSED. 

More Questions?
If you have any further questions please email NZWG – guildhq@nzwritersguild.org.nz
or Playmarket – scripts@playmarket.org.nz

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