NZ On Air and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) have announced the renewal of their partnership, now in its fourth year, to encourage the coproduction of digital media content between Canadian and New Zealand creators.
Drama and comedy with strong local flavours have received $15.5 million in support from NZ On Air in the first application round of the new NZ Media Fund.
Audiences who love documentaries and other factual content can now enjoy compelling New Zealand stories in more places than ever before.
Arts, architecture, psychology, kaupapa māori and rural comedy are among new stories for local screen investments from NZ On Air ahead of a radical revamp of the funding model.
Two new co-productions between New Zealand and Canadian producers will create interactive documentaries with historic ties to both countries.
Women are strongly represented in key roles in NZ On Air’s latest funded webseries.
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