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Sustainability Film-Making Workshops

Sustainability Film-Making Workshops Available for All Young New Zealanders


This year’s series of The Outlook for Someday free sustainability film-making workshops will reach more young New Zealanders than ever.

35 one-day regional workshops will take place throughout the country between May and August, making them accessible to all young New Zealanders wherever they live. Two additional one-day workshops are planned with a focus towards Pasifika young people and five two-day workshops will be for rangatahi Māori.

The workshops are part of The Outlook for Someday film project, which supports young people to make films about the things that matter to them.

Every participant in a workshop will make a short film that screens at the end of the day. They will also come away with story ideas that are meaningful to them which they can create into further films.

Each workshop runs from 9am to 4.30pm and is open to young people from school years 7 to 13 as well as teachers and youth workers.

Spaces are limited to 25 participants per workshop.

Students, teachers and youth workers are invited to register for a workshop in their area.www.theoutlookforsomeday.net/workshops

Now in its 8th year, The Outlook for Someday is New Zealand’s sustainability film project for young people. It includes an annual film challenge and a national series of sustainability film-making workshops. 1089 young people participated in the film challenge and workshops in 2013.

“The objective of The Outlook for Someday is to help empower young people as storytellers of significance,” said David Jacobs, Director of Connected Media, the charitable trust which runs the project.

“Young people lead the rest of society as digital natives. The workshops and film challenge encourage them to use their skills and develop their own distinctive voice as storytellers. We don’t just see young film-makers as creating products. We seem them as culture builders.”

The Outlook for Someday film challenge asks young people aged up to 24 to make a short sustainability-related film of any genre, filmed with any camera and any length up to 5 minutes. The entry deadline in 2014 is 12 September.

At the end of the year The Someday Awards red-carpet ceremony will take place for the fourth year running at the Aotea Centre in Auckland.

WORKSHOP LOCATIONS AND DATES

Auckland - Central
Tuesday 20 May
Mount Eden War Memorial Hall

Auckland - North
Friday 23 May
Glenfield War Memorial Hall

Auckland - West
Tuesday 27 May
Kelston Community Centre

Southland - Invercargill
Thursday 29 May
Southland Museum & Art Gallery

Timaru
Tuesday 03 Jun
Caroline Bay Community Lounge

Coromandel – Thames
Tuesday 03 Jun
Wintec Conference Room

Tauranga
Wednesday 04 Jun
Tauranga Historic Village Hall

Otago - Dunedin
Wednesday 04 Jun
Fortune Theatre

Wellington - Lower Hutt
Wednesday 04 Jun
The Dowse Art Museum

Wellington
Thursday 05 Jun
Toi Poneke Arts Centre

Auckland - South
Tuesday 10 Jun
Manukau Civic Building Gallery

Queenstown-Lakes - Wanaka
Tuesday 10 Jun
Lake Wanaka Centre

Taranaki - New Plymouth
Tuesday 10 Jun
Fitzroy Surf Club

Whanganui
Wednesday 11 Jun
Whanganui Regional Museum

Auckland - Maori Focused
Date TBA
Venue TBA

West Coast - Hokitika
Thursday 12 Jun
St Johns Hokitika

Hawkes Bay - Napier
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Kaipara - Dargaville
Wednesday 18 Jun
Lion of Judah/Rock Solid Building

Taupo
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Christchurch - Maori Focused
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Auckland - Rodney (Warkworth)
Thursday 19 Jun
Shoesmith Hall, Warkworth

Christchurch
Friday 20 Jun
Canterbury Horticultural Centre

Nelson
Tuesday 24 Jun
Nelson Environment Centre

Kerikeri
Tuesday 24 Jun
Turner Event Centre

Gisborne
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Gisborne - Maori Focused
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Northland - Whangarei
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Marlborough - Blenheim
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Great Barrier Island
Tuesday 01 Jul
Great Barrier Island Sports Club

Far North - Kaitaia
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Whakatane
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Far North - Kaitaia - Maori Focused
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Rotorua
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Auckland - Pasifika Focused
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Chatham Islands
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Wellington - Porirua
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Auckland - Pasifika Focused
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Waikato - Hamilton
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Auckland - East
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Wellington - Maori Focused
Date TBA
Venue TBA

Palmerston North
Monday 04 Aug
Palmerston North Community Leisure Centre

Wairarapa - Masterton
Tuesday 05 Aug
MLT Education Centre

DOWNLOAD HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGES OF 2013 WORKSHOPStheoutlookforsomeday.net/gallery/2013/workshops

DOWNLOAD PROJECT IDENTITY
www.theoutlookforsomeday.net/gallery/2014/project-identity

THE OUTLOOK FOR SOMEDAY PARTNERS
The Outlook for Someday in 2014 is based on partnerships between Connected Media Charitable Trust and The Body Shop New Zealand, The Enviroschools Foundation, the Ministry of Youth Development, Department of Conservation and Auckland Council.

Funding Partners are ASB Community Trust and Creative New Zealand’s Creative Communities Scheme.

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