Table Reads

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Round Two 2017 – Apply Now!

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

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Second Table Read 13 May 2017 – 10am start
Deadline 24 April 2017

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*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
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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