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.
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
Earth Tongue, The Corridor
Edy, Oo La La
Emily C. Browning, I Wasn't Into You Anyway
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
Sally, High School
Sea Mouse, Side B, Track 1
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
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
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