Second Round of NZWG Seed Grants 2016
The New Zealand Writers Guild
is pleased to announce the recipients of the
Second Round NZWG Seed Grants 2016
Participation in this round was great, with 39
applications in total received.
The standard of craft and original story ideas presented in the applications is proving Seed applicants are increasingly raising their own standards.
The recipients - second round of NZWG Seed
Grants 2016 - are:
• Dean Hewison & Richard Faulkner
• Paul Simei-Barton
• Nathalie Boltt
The assessors made note of the high quality shown by the top contenders in this round. There were eleven applications that really stood out.
would like to thank:
Michael Beran, Fiona Samuel and Robin Scholes for their time, expertise and care in reading and assessing all of the applications.
The NZWG would also like to thank the New Zealand Film Commission for their financial support of this initiative.
Thanks also, to all of you who participated in this round. The NZWG is excited and heartened by the level of creativity and writing craft on offer in this country, as evidenced by this round. We wish all of you the best.
The top applications in this round demonstrated an ability to present applications of the highest standard.
The assessors remind applicants that
proof reading, correct formatting of scripts and mastering
the basics – logline, synopsis, treatment and samples
scripts – does convey an understanding and
NZWG is always here to assist writers in becoming more professional in their craft.
New Zealand Writers Guild