All 2021 funding dates for Scripted, Factual, Platforms and Music

Scripted and Factual deadlines

Deadline: 4pm 14 January / Decisions: 3 March

  • For Factual: Pan-Asian Factual RFP
  • For Scripted: Newer storytellers

Deadline: 1pm 22 February

Deadline: 4pm 18 March / Decisions: 5 May

  • For Factual: HEIHEI - invitation only, Youth RFP
  • For Scripted: HEIHEI - invitation only, Youth RFP
  • For Platforms: Annual applications for operating costs for following financial year (closed fund)

Deadline: 1pm 9 April

Deadline: 5pm 16 April / Decisions: 14 May

Deadline: 4pm 20 May / Decisions: 14 July

  • For Factual: General audiences, Regional media
  • For Scripted: General audiences

Deadline: 4pm 5 August / Decisions: 22 September

  • For Factual: Targeted audiences, Tamariki and HEIHEI
  • For Scripted: Targeted audiences, Tamariki and HEIHEI, HEIHEI games

Deadline: 4pm 7 October / Decisions: 1 December

  • For Factual: General audiences
  • For Scripted: General audiences

All applications must be made through our online application system.

Music deadlines

Deadline: 4pm 14 January / Decisions: 3 March

  • For New Music: Project, Kids, Development

Deadline: 4pm 28 January / Decisions: 25 February

  • For New Music: Pasifika

Deadline: 4pm 11 February / Decisions: 11 March

  • For New Music: Single

Deadline: 4pm 18 March / Decisions: 5 May

  • For New Music: Project, Development, Youth RFP

Deadline: 4pm 15 April / Decisions: 13 May

  • For New Music: Single

Deadline: 4pm 20 May / Decisions: 14 July

  • For New Music: Project

Deadline: 4pm 24 June / Decisions: 22 July

  • For New Music: Single

Deadline: 4pm 8 July / Decisions: 4 August

  • For New Music: Pasifika

Deadline: 4pm 5 August / Decisions: 22 September

  • For New Music: Project, Kids, Development

Deadline: 4pm 2 September / Decisions: 30 September

  • For New Music: Single

Deadline: 4pm 7 October / Decisions: 1 December

  • For New Music: Project, Development, Features*

Deadline: 4pm 4 November / Decisions: 3 December

  • For New Music: Single

Deadline: 4pm 11 November / Decisions: 10 December

  • For New Music: Waiata Takitahi

* NZ Music Features include radio programmes and online initiatives specifically promoting new NZ music.