Princess Of Chaos, 1 x 90 mins, Flat3 Productions for TVNZ 1, up to $2,549,000. Platform reduction up to $104,000. A telefeature adaption of Bevan Chuang’s life story centered around her role in a political scandal.

Mystic 2 & 3, 16 x 28 mins, Libertine Pictures for TVNZ 2, up to $1,000,000. Platform reduction up to $64,000. Six months have passed since the events of Season 1 and Kauri Point is thriving. However, Mystic reappears to Issie in strange and mysterious visions, pointing her and her friends to a mystery from the past.

Moe & Friends, 13 x 11 mins, Pop-Up Studios for Prime, up to $904,556. An animated preschool series featuring the beloved characters from The Moe Show. The series explores the concepts of sensory play, problem solving, imagination and social interaction.

The Mountain, 1 x 90 mins, Piki Films for Māori Television, up to $200,000. Three runaway children find adventure, friendship and confront their own personal demons in their quest to uncover magic on the peak of a mountain.


Down For Love, 3 x 44 mins, Attitude Pictures for TVNZ 2, up to $294,529. Plus, a platform reduction up to $132,000. Young people with Down syndrome learn about how to find love in an enlightening, charming and unfiltered series.

Fighting Chance, 8 x 26 mins, Fire Fire for Māori Television, up to $344,236. Set in of one of the best Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) gyms in the world, City Kickboxing, this series follows 15 everyday people as they change their lives and train to be fighters.

Whānau 2021 (Part 4), 5 x 52 mins, Tumanako Productions for Māori Television, up to $188,943. The fourth instalment in a longitudinal documentary series following the lives of four Māori born in 2000. Every seven years we check in on the four participants and their whānau.

Faces Of Extinction, 7 x 5 mins, Stuff for Stuff, up to $58,285. Plus, a platform reduction up to $86,165. An interactive series delving into the momentous change in our indigenous biodiversity. NZ now has 4,000 native species at risk, so understanding why and what can be done, is pressing.

Terror At Lake Alice, 6 x 40 mins, Hihi Media for Stuff, up to $105,610. Plus, a platform reduction up to $36,800. A podcast series about the Lake Alice Psychiatric Facility where hundreds of children were subjected to physical, mental and sexual abuse in the 1970s.

Soul Sessions, 8 x 23 mins, ECG for TP+, up to $99,948. Uncovering the best of Aotearoa's Pacific gospel music, this series go behind the lyrics that capture the stories and identity of Pasifika in New Zealand.

Women Of The Dump, 1 x 25 mins, Hexwork Productions for The Spinoff, up to $88,440. In Wellington, a group of young women from troubled backgrounds have found family, belonging and self-worth at an unlikely place – the dump, but now face an uncertain future.

What’s Wrong With You? 7 x 30 mins, Stuff for Stuff, up to $39,300. Plus, platform reduction up to $32,440. One in four New Zealanders live with a disability. But how do they thrive in a world that is not designed for them?

Make It 16, 1 x 20 mins, Storybox for The Spinoff, up to $30,000. A documentary following a group of rangatahi activists who are taking their campaign to lower the NZ voting age to the courts.

NZ Hip Hop Stand Up 2, 7 x 7 mins, The Downlowconcept for RNZ, up to $315,417. A documentary in which artists share their stories behind the songs that make up some of the more than 30-year history of Hip Hop in Aotearoa.

Toa Hunter Gatherer 4, 8 x 26 mins, Hi Mama for Māori Television, up to $306,510. A ground-breaking, trend-setting series hosted by Owen Boynton that takes a holistic view on gathering kai and the environment we live in.

ANZAC Day Dawn Service & The National Wreathlaying Service 2021, 2 x 60 mins, Screentime New Zealand for TVNZ 1, up to $137,191.

The Side Eye 3, 10 x 6 mins, Hexwork Productions for The Spinoff, up to $62,031. An online animated non-fiction comic series exploring some of New Zealand's trickiest conversations in an accessible, easy-to-follow and easy-to-share way, by award-winning artist, Toby Morris.

Current Affairs

Newshub Nation 2021, 41 x 56 mins, Mediaworks TV for Three, up to $929,092. Platform reduction up to $277,876. A weekly political and current affairs programme.

Newsroom Investigates 2021, 6 x 15 mins, Newsroom NZ for Newsroom, up to $328,217. Current affairs marrying detail and substance and uncovering stories that New Zealanders need to know.

Q + A 2021, 40 x 58 mins, TVNZ for TVNZ 1, up to $842,775. Platform reduction up to $80,000. A political current affairs programme comprising a weekly hour of interviews, debates and discussions that inform and educate the country on pressing issues.

Stuff Circuit 2021, 3 x 30 mins, Stuff for Stuff, up to $324,200. Platform reduction up to $376,918. A third season of in-depth investigations as the team continue to delve, probe and analyse issues of vital importance to NZ society.

The Detail 2021, 124 x 20 mins, Newsroom NZ for Newsroom, up to $311,269. A daily podcast designed to explain the stories behind the headlines and give deeper understanding of important events.

The Hui 2021, 40 x 28 mins, Great Southern Television for Three, up to $624,375. Platform reduction up to $200,000. A Māori current affairs programme for all New Zealanders.


New Music Feature

On The Road, Rockquest Promotions, up to $100,000

Coup De Main Digital Magazine NZ Music, Coup De Main, up to $15,000

First - The Spinoff, Hex Work, up to $99,870

Mai FM Backyard Beats 2021, Mediaworks Radio, up to $50,000

More FM Wired 2021, Mediaworks Radio, up to $50,000

NZME Locals Only 2021, NZME Radio, up to $300,000

Pulzar Features 2021, Pulzar FM, up to $60,000

Resound 2021 - SOUNZ, Centre For New Zealand Music Trust, up to $130,000

RNZ Music Live Sessions, Radio New Zealand, up to $59,280

The Edge & The Edge TV Uncover Discover 2021, Mediaworks Radio, up to $100,000

The Most FM Features 2021, Taranaki FM Trust, up to $60,000

The Rock Kiwi Rock Soundcheck 2021, Mediaworks Radio, up to $50,000

Under Cover Series Two, Banished Music, up to $106,730

UTR Spotlight - Video Series, UnderTheRadar, up to $31,740

New Music Projects

Aaradhna, Lorraine Barry Music Management, up to $40,000

Alisa Xayalith, Universal Music New Zealand, up to $40,000

Bic Runga, Susie Says/Bric Music, up to $40,000

Daffodils, White Paper Industries, up to $31,960

Dawn Raid Movie Soundtrack, 1979 Management, up to $40,000

Dead Favours, Trigger Marketing and Publicity, up to $40,000

Dick Johnson AKA Magik J, Nicnak Media, up to $40,000

Finn Andrews/The Veils, Native Tongue, up to $40,000

Jason Kerrison, Blackout Music Management, up to $40,000

Montell2099, Higher-Ground Management, up to $40,000

Purple Pilgrims, Flying Nun Records, up to $39,720

Salmonella Dub, Rhythm Method/DRM, up to $40,000

Tami Neilson, Southbound Distribution, up to $40,000

Terrible Sons, The Label/Play Nicely, up to $40,000

The Black Seeds, Triple M Management, up to $39,824

Vayne, Sony Music Entertainment, up to $30,000

New Music Single – up to $10,000 each project

Bailey Wiley, Put D'Angelo On

Dallas Tamaira, Spider

Dartz, Pray For Prey

Dateline, Dumb For My Age

Die! Die! Die!, Feed

Dual, Honey

Earth Tongue, The Corridor

Edy, Oo La La

Emily C. Browning, I Wasn't Into You Anyway

Fred, Higher

Gino October, New Day

Hamo Dell, Nobody's D.A.T

Hans Pucket, Misery Loves Company

Jonathan Bree, Pre-Code Hollywood

Juno Is, Floating

Kaylee Bell, Before I Met You

Kylie Price, Perfect

La Felix, Take Care Of You

Luke Buda, Here Comes The Wind

Phodiso, Usain

Sally, High School

Sea Mouse, Side B, Track 1

Theia, Freak

Vayne, Basic ft. JessB

Victoria Girling, Butcher - The Giver And The Gift

Vince Harder & Abby Lee, Closer

Weta, So Far, So Close

Denel, Let It Happen

Deva Mahal, Sister ft. Zoe Moon

Ekko Park, Bassano Sky

Eleven7Four, What's Hannin

Flowidus, Shelter

Harper Finn, Date Line

Lost Tribe Aotearoa, Lost Generation

Mo Muse, Lighters ft. David Dallas

Na Noise, Waiting For You

Plastic, On Hold To Instinct

Swiss, IWantYou

The Datsuns, Dehumanise

Red Wav, Mother Lovers

Ben & Brody, Open Up

Jam & Jelly, Jam & Jelly

Industry Development Fund

Screensafe - Working With Children Guidelines, Screen Industry Guild Of Aotearoa NZ, up to $4,000

Going Local 2021, Independent Music NZ, up to $4,500

Ha Ki Roto, Nga Aho Whakaari, up to $4,500

Parachute Music Producer Development Programme, Parachute Arts Trust, up to $30,000

Applicant Workshop For Pan-Asian Creatives RFP, Pan-Asian Screen Collective, up to $1,800