Submissions are currently closed
Submissions for #NZWF22 will open 1 February 2022.
In 2022 we’re accepting submissions for WEB SERIES and PODCASTS across multiple submission categories. We’ll accept submissions for our pitch competition 1 July – 31 August.
Our submission deadlines are:
Early: 31 March, for web series and podcasts
Regular: 31 May, for web series and podcasts
Late: 31 July, for pitch, web series and podcasts
Final: 31 August, for pitch, web series and podcasts
For submissions, we retain all our usual categories (Animation, Factual, Narrative, Pilot and XR).
We have added a new category for Trailers.
For awards, we retain all our usual categories, and have added a new Best Trailer award, plus new craft awards for cinematography, editing and music (original composition).
We also now accept submissions of podcasts in the following categories: International Fiction, NZ Fiction, Actual Play and NZ Factual.
We will present Best Show awards in all categories and, subject to number of entries, awards to recognise craft: acting, writing, directing, editing, and music (original composition).
We DO NOT offer fee waivers or discounts
except as part of promotions (follow our social media channels for these)
or arrangements with partner festivals.
Don’t waste your time asking 🙂
Full information about fees, submission categories and category-specific criteria is published on our FilmFreeway page.
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published 1 January 2022