Seed & Seed Advanced Grant Recipients
Seed

2020 ROUND 1

Jodie Hillock - Bood & Gold

Brian Challis - New Zealand Ninja

Rebecca Tansley - Portrait of a Modern Woman

Allan George - Hiakai

2019 ROUND 2

Hannah Greenslade-Yeats - Charlie's Just fine

Tanya Moir - Trufflepig

Sarita So - Zoo Life

Jordan Windsor - Mum, I'm Alien Pregnant

2019 ROUND 1

Martha Hardy-Ward - Roaring Meg

Hweiling Ow & Mia Maramara - Grated 

Gavin McGibbon - Old Hand

Pennie Hunt - Riding Blind

2018 ROUND 2

Madeleine Sheahan - Seven Stars

Sima Urale - Solo

Jeremiah Tauamiti - Garden City Nights

Mika Haka - Carmen

2018 ROUND 1
Josephine Stewart - Ace
Rachel O'Neill - Underground Fires
Diane Young - Mr Wellington
Steve Barr & Daryl Belbin - The Geometry of Souls
 

2017 ROUND 2
Peter Force - Introduced Species
Alex Sutherland - Jump
David Hay - South West
Tanya Moir - Star-Crossed

 

2017 ROUND 1
Rochelle Bright - The Owl and the Bellbird
René Le Bas - Kindred Spirit
Stephanie Matuku - How Tui and Kae Found their Mother
Danny Mulheron & Nua Finau - Dox

 

2016 ROUND 3
Will Agnew - Abraxas
Steven Baker - The Graveyard Shift
Ciarin Smith & David Butler - Tama
Tim Van Dammen - One Man's Peace

 

2016 ROUND 2
Nathalie Boltt - Holy Days
Dean Hewison & Richard Faulkner - Tough Crowd
Paul Simei-Barton - Til My Heart Stops

 

2016 ROUND 1
Shoshana Sachidhanandam - The Black Dog
Fiona Jackson & Daniel Fleming - Rememberance
Stephen Kang - Luna

 

2015 ROUND 3
Joe Lonie - Flagfall
Anna Francino & Siobhan Marshall - Bara

 

2015 ROUND 2
Jonothan Cullinane - I See Red
Ross Hastings - Harrodsville
Jason Lei Howden - Deathgasm 2

 

2015 ROUND 1
Steve Barr & Casey Whelan - Passage
Daryl Belbin - The Watchmaker
Charlie Bleakley - Untitled Sci-Fi Comedy
Cushla Dillon - The Great Destroyer

2014 ROUND 3 

Max Currie - Life In Subtitles

Warren Friend - Apartment

Jeremy Wadzinski - The Last Surrender

 

2014 ROUND 2 

Juliet Burgh - Hannah's Birthday

Arthur Meek - Junk

Aidee Walker - Postie

Miriam Smith - I Put a Spell On You

2014 ROUND 1

Andrew James - From Te Anu to the Moon

Dianne Taylor - Tender Age

Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami - The Breaker Upperers

Seed Advanced

2020 ROUND 1

Brendan Donovan - The Child

Andrew Todd - Cookie Cutter

2019 ROUND 2

Steven Page - The Man Who Began It

Jackie van Beek & Armagan Ballantyne - Wolves

2019 ROUND 1

Sophie Henderson - Murder Club

Thomas Augustine - Arsonist

2018 ROUND 2

Christopher Dudman - We Will Not Cease
Justin Harwood - The Letter

2018 ROUND 1

Steven Page - Rack
Kathryn Burnett - Bad Aunty

2017 ROUND 2
Fiona Samuel - A Handful of Days
Patrick Gillies - Mad Cows

2017 ROUND 1
Stuart Hoar - Beatrice
Dane Giraud - Unnatural 

About Seed & Seed Advanced

Seed

NZWG Seed Grants are offered over two rounds with a total of eight grants of $10,000 (+ any applicable GST) per year for the development of a first draft of a feature film script. Seed is open to emerging writers who haven’t yet written and had produced a feature film. Included in each grant is $2,500 (+ any applicable GST) to put toward script consultation.

Seed Advanced

NZWG Seed Advanced Grants are offered over two rounds with a total of four grants of $12,500 (+ any applicable GST) per year for the development of feature film scripts. Seed Advanced is open to established writers who have more than 90 minutes of scripted broadcast credits. Included in each grant is $2,500 (+ any applicable GST) for further development of the feature film script. This can include (but is not limited to) workshops, table reads, research and multiple script consultants.

 

Applicants can only apply to one fund per round – either Seed or Seed Advanced. One or more applications may be submitted per round.

With thanks to the

New Zealand Film Commission

for their support. 

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