Young And…, 6 x 20 mins, TVNZ for TVNZ On Demand, up to $350,000. A new strand of compelling documentaries about young Kiwis and the issues that matter to them.

Inside Out, 20 x 3 mins, Attitude Pictures for AttitudeLive.com, up to $205,624. A community-led webseries for AttitudeLive allowing those with a disability to tell their own stories.

Cry Of Whakaari, 1 x 44 mins, Run Lola Productions for Three, up to $203,605. A prime time documentary focused on the aftermath of the deadly Whakaari/White island eruption in December 2019.

Scratched: Aotearoa’s Lost Sporting Legends 2, 6 x 10 mins, The Spinoff for The Spinoff, up to $203,532. From tennis champions to dance craze inventors, Scratched celebrates NZ sporting heroes who never got their due - but whose legacy deserves to be in lights.

Hikoi: Long Shadow Of The March, 7 x 8 mins, Hinge Productions for Newsroom, up to $199,863. The stories of seven women who walked in the 1975 land march led by the late Dame Whina Cooper.

Sex And Prejudice, 5 x 4 mins and 5 x 20 mins, Notable Pictures for RNZ, up to $173,404. Exploding in a tangle of sex, race and prejudice, this multimedia project asks are we giving prejudice a free pass when it comes to our love lives?

The Red Carpet Attitude Awards 2020, 1 x 44 mins, Attitude Pictures for TVNZ 1, up to $144,815. The Attitude Awards acknowledge the success and achievements of people who live with disabilities.

Children's content

Kea Kids News 2, 66 x 7 mins, Luke Nola & Friends for Stuff and HEIHEI, up to $1,000,000. News by kids, for kids from the far North to the far South of New Zealand and all the places in between.

Tales Of Nai Nai 2, 10 x 10 mins, Becky Kuek for HEIHEI, up to $500,000. Chinese-New Zealand twins Maggie and Michael who go on amazing adventures all over Asia through their grandmother's magical stories.

Jandal Burn 2, 10 x 5 mins, Mukpuddy for HEIHEI, up to $308,900. Follow the misadventures of Puku (the kiwi) and Kev (the kiwifruit) who live above a jandal store.

Creepy Crawly Cooking, 6 x 15 mins, Gibson Group for HEIHEI, up to $249,000. Follow entomologist Morgane Merien and her team of Junior Bug Chefs on their mission to take the creepy out of cooking with insects!

Kitchen Science 2, 18 x 6 mins, Greenstone TV for HEIHEI, up to $239,967. An educational show using fun and simple science experiments performed in a kitchen.

The Adventures Of Tinka Lalala And The Magic Moana, 10 x 4 mins, Tikilounge Productions for HEIHEI, up to $207,500. Tinka and her band of musical friends use their passion and talents to work together to solve some of the mysteries of the Moana.

George And Me 3: Saving Lives, 7 x 2 mins, Attitude Pictures for HEIHEI, up to $205,260. Come along on a journey through the weird and wonderful human body with George and his friend Me.

Brain Busters (additional), 150 x 25 mins, Whitebait Productions for TVNZ 2, up to $75,000.

Rapid Response RFP

House Party, 6 x 22 mins, Kevin & Co for Three, up to $250,383. Host Dai Henwood brings together a bunch of local comedians performing sketches, stand-up routines and much bubble-based silliness from their own lockdown locations.

You Got This!, 8 x 26 mins, Warner Bros NZ for TVNZ 2, up to $139,971. Prime time family entertainment show pitting four kiwi whanau against each other in a challenge to make objects from materials found within their ‘bubbles’.

INSiDE, 8 x 12 mins, Floating Boy for Prime, up to $92,901. A scripted dramedy series about a self-isolating tech-savvy loner who finds herself called upon to become a hero… but nothing is what it seems.

Sound Check, 5 x 3 mins, Four and Five Films for Re: News, up to $59,000. A webseries checking in on five music artists who were on the verge of a breakthrough when lockdown hit.

Artist in Residence, 10 x 15’ to The Pantograph Punch Trust Board for The Pantograph Punch, up to $54,600. A podcast series created in collaboration with 10 New Zealand artists. Each episode will explore themes of isolation and connection.

Minoi!Minoi!, 22 x 3 mins, Tikilounge Productions for the Coconet.tv, up to $48,575. A series of videos for Pacific audiences providing cultural learning, comedy, exercise and nutrition tips.

48Hours Lockdown, 1 x 44 mins + 17 x 3’ mins, Timpson Films for TVNZ 2 & The Spinoff, up to $35,000. The annual 48Hours filmmaking challenge just got harder – the films all have to be made in lockdown.

Wild Eyes Covid Missions, 2 x 2 mins, POP Film for NZ Herald, up to $19,140. Wild Eyes uses screens to get kids off screens and engaged with nature, in lockdown and beyond.

The Night Shift, 5 x 6 mins, Stuff for Stuff, up to $4,316. An experienced journalist and photojournalist introduce us to the people who work through the night, exploring a range of workers through a first-person narrative.

RNZ / NZ On Air Joint Innovation Fund

The Service, 5 x 40 mins, RNZ for RNZ, up to $20,000. The story of John Daniell's childhood family home becoming a base for SIS internal NZ operations in Wellington.

Conversations With My Immigrant Parents 2, 8 x 30 mins, Uhz t/a Wayfr for RNZ, up to $103,133. A podcast and video webseries in which immigrant whānau have frank conversations about love, ancestry, home, food, expectation and acceptance.

The Citizen's Handbook Election Special, 3 x 8 mins, Kevin & Co for RNZ, up to $67,866. An Election Special to prepare young people for voting in the 2020 General Election and the two associated referenda.


Westside 6 (additional Covid-19) South Pacific Pictures for Three, up to $444,640

Black Hands (additional Covid-19) Warner Bros. Int TV Production NZ for TVNZ 1, up to $360,580

Educators 2 (additional episodes), South Pacific Pictures for TVNZ OnDemand, up to $10,000


New Music Project

Church & AP, MTCO Limited, up to 30,000

Flamingo Pier, Success Ain't Limited, up to 30,000

Fly My Pretties, Loop Media, up to 30,000

Jupiter Project, DRM/Jupiter Republic, up to 22,000

L.A.B, Loop Media, up to 30,000

Leisure, Goldie Management, up to 30,000

Lontalius, MTCO Limited, up to 30,000

Merk, Heartstop Music, up to $10,000

Raiza Biza, Great Things, up to 30,000

Sachi, Richmond Music, up to 30,000

Toi, NicNak Media, up to 22,000

Troy Kingi, AAA Records, up to $22,000

New Music Single

Alien Weaponry, Tangaroa, up to $8,000

Ashy, Ego, up to $8,000

Ben Woods, Body Rhyme, up to $8,000

Cassie Henderson, Burns Brighter, up to $8,000

Chaii, Night Owl, up to $8,000

Death And The Maiden, Waratah, up to $8,000

Fade The Public, Unfair ft. PNC & PT, up to $8,000

Hans Pucket, Bankrupt, up to $8,000

Israel Starr, Beat You Down, up to $8,000

Jamie McDell, Dream Team, up to $8,000

Louis Baker, Overdrive, up to $8,000

Mick, Better ft. Wells, up to $8,000

Milly Tabak & The Miltones, Honest Woman, up to $8,000

0800, Instant Stimulation, up to $8,000

Pacific Heights, 405 ft. Chaii & Kings, up to $8,000

Prins, Magnetic, up to $8,000

Team Dynamite, Dragonfruit ft. Louis Baker, up to $8,000

The Beths, Not Getting Excited, up to $8,000

Troy Kingi, All Your Ships Have Sailed, up to $8,000

Villette, Curious, up to $8,000

Zac Taylor, Stay In The Night, up to $8,000

Anthonie Tonnon, Entertainment, up to $8,000

Chubby Fly, Rei & Rokse Tha G, Blessed, up to $8,000

Earth Tongue, Astonishing Comet, up to $8,000

JessB, Pon It, up to $8,000

Kora, Secret Lover, up to $8,000

Connor Mac, See Through, up to $8,000

Ryan Fisherman, Observation, up to $8,000

Mo Muse, Flying, up to $8,000

Platforms 2020/21

HEIHEI Games Platform, Gamefroot, up to $142,833

HEIHEI, TVNZ, up to $527,715

Voxpops, Kinga Voxpop Limited, up to $48,600

Radio Active Capital Fund, Radio Active FM, up to $3,450

Radio Control Capital Fund, Massey University Students Association, up to $1,500

National Pacific Radio Trust, National Pacific Radio Trust, up to $3,950,000

Samoa Capital Radio, Siufofoga O Le Laumua Trust, up to $190,000

NZ On Screen and Audioculture, Digital Media Trust, up to $1,399,102

Access Radio Taranaki, Access Radio Taranaki Trust, up to $200,000

Arrow FM, Access Radio Wairarapa Charitable Trust, up to $160,000

Coast Access Radio, Coast Access Radio Trust, up to $160,000

Free FM, Waikato Community Broadcasting, up to $267,000

Fresh FM, Tasman Broadcasting Trust, up to $195,000

Manawatu People's Radio, Manawatu Access Radio Charitable Trust, up to $200,000

Otago Access Radio, Hills Radio Trust, up to $200,000

Plains FM, The Canterbury Communications Trust, up to $254,000

Planet FM 104.6, Access Community Radio Auckland, up to $250,000

Radio Kidnappers, Radio Kidnappers Charitable Trust, up to $210,000

Radio Southland, Southland Community Broadcasters Charitable Trust, up to $197,500

Wellington Access Radio, Wellington Access Broadcasting Society, up to $250,000

Access Media NZ Project, Waikato Community Broadcasting, up to $74,468

CAMA, Community Access Media Alliance, up to $70,000

95BFM, Campus Radio BFM, up to $250,000

Radio Active, Radio Active FM, up to $200,000

Radio Control, Radio Control 99.4FM, up to $85,000

Radio One, Radio One 91 FM, up to $130,000

RDU 98.5FM, RDU 98.5FM, up to $200,000

TV Captioning and Audio Description, Media Access Charitable Trust (Able), up to $2,900,000