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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.

The NZWG 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 professionalism.
NZWG is always here to assist writers in becoming more professional in their craft.


Alice Shearman
Executive Director
New Zealand Writers Guild


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