Table Reads

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Table Reads

Bringing Writers, Directors & Actors together

TABLE READS 2017 Round 01 ELEMENTS Web Cols propsA 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 development process.
WRITER + DIRECTOR (Or Writer/Directors): either/both must be a member(s) of NZWG/DEGNZ
ACTORS must be a member of Equity to apply.

NZWG members are invited to apply for the script component:  Submit full-length draft feature film script
for your name to go into the draw for a day-long table read*

Four reads per year on Saturdays @ NZWG HQ in Grey Lynn

Take me to past successes

Third Table Read 7 July 2017 – 10am start



*Names remain for subsequent draws.


A Joint Initiative brought to you by:

With warm thanks to the
New Zealand Film Commission

Table Reads - Past Successes

Table Read DateWriter Name(s)DirectorScript TitleActors
8 July 2017Michele Powels & Alyx DuncanAlyx DuncanThe UnderwoodSarah McLeod, Romy Hooper, Stuart Shacklock, James Crompton, Lucas Haugh, Renee Sheridan
13 May 2017Pip HallPeter BurgerAcheRenee Lyons, Tim Carlsen, Shoshana McCullum, Luanne Gordon, Joel Toebeck, Colin Moy
11 March 2017Kirsten Gauthier & Lee TolleyKirsten GauthierThe Last CaribouMiryam Jacobi, Romy Hooper, Jarrred Balkiston, Colin Moy, Neill Rea, Genevieve McClean
5 November 2016Paula JonesPaula JonesSins Of The MotherBrenda Kendall, Kimo Houltham, Krystal-Lee Brown, Tahei Simpson, Borni Te Rongopai Tukiwaho, Barry de Lore
6 August 2016Joe LonieJoe LonieFlagfallPeter Elliot, Aidee Walker, Morgan Albrecht, Anapela Polataivao, Dominic Ona-Ariki, Italia Hunt
30 April 2016Barbara Sumner (Sumner Burstyn)Thomas BurstynHow To Make A BabyNeill Rea, Steven Lovatt, Lucy Wigmore, Ban Abdul, Renee Sheridan
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