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The Final Draft Short Film Script Competition

The Final Draft Short Film Script Competition

The New Zealand Writers Guild and Nga Aho Whakaari are proud to present

The Final Draft Short Film Script Competition.

This is a national short film screenwriting competition and is open to all writers.

Entries in Te Reo are invited, as well as in English.

Prizes include professional script assessment for the top three entries and a $500 cash first prize.

Maximum length of entries is 15 pages, (with a recommendation of ten to twelve pages).

Post entries to: PO Box 47886 Ponsonby, Auckland. (please include two copies).

Entry fee: $10 for members of NZWG or Nga Aho Whakaari, $45 for non-members.

Entries close 5pm Friday the 2nd of May.

Entry forms and terms and conditions available on the NZWG website


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