A wider than ever range of factual content for diverse audiences has been supported in the latest NZ On Air funding decisions.
NZ On Air has invested in a swathe of new local content for primary aged children; most of it will be found on a new online home for children’s content*, a collaboration between NZ On Air and TVNZ.
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.
A new children’s drama series, a family feature film, and a returning favourite series are set to bring more diverse stories to local TV screens.
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