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Job details

Doc Edge
1 Jul 2019
Overseas, National
Work type
Call for entries, Funding
Work classification
Screen & Sound


In partnership with Rei Foundation Limited, Doc Edge is excited to announce the Doc Edge Rei Foundation Rangatahi Film Fund, an innovative new fund to support short documentaries for the next generation, our rangatahi, youth aged 11 – 17 years old.

Documentaries must be 40 minutes or less in length. Animation is acceptable.

Documentary/narrative hybrids will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

What we are looking for:

  • Creative, artful, compelling and innovative storytelling techniques
  • Strong story narrative at the core of the film
  • A unique perspective or approach; use of humour a plus Contemporary relevance
  • Feasibility of the project with respect to its budget, financing, schedule and scope
  • Demonstrated ability of the creative team to have implemented previous projects
  • Emphasis on the story not the lesson or agenda of the filmmaker

Filmmakers must demonstrate credible access to and rapport with the proposed subject(s) of their stories, originality of form, approach or content potential of the project to generate public discourse and social engagement.


How to apply

Doc Edge Rei Foundation Rangatahi Film Fund proudly accepts entries on FilmFreeway.

Written by

Doc Edge

16 May 2019

The Documentary New Zealand Trust (Doc Edge) is a not-for-profit charitable organisation based in Auckland which was founded in 2004. Doc Edge's mission is to lead and inspire the creative, business and wider communities to develop and celebrate documentary stories.