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Kāinga to premiere at the NZIFF 2022

Kāinga to premiere at the NZIFF 2022

Posted Monday 30 May 2022

Look out for the world premiere of Kāinga at the NZIFF 2022 🎥

The final film of the trilogy that includes critically acclaimed films Waru (NZIFF 2017) and Vai (2019), Kāinga features stories written and directed by 11 Kiwi Pan-Asian female filmmakers that chronicle the diverse, ever-changing experiences of Asians trying to make Aotearoa New Zealand…

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Welcome to our new General Manager, Megan Blackwell

Welcome to our new General Manager, Megan Blackwell

Posted Monday 23 May 2022

Megan is a second generation New Zealand Chinese. After studying a Bachelor of Communication Studies with an extended major in Digital Media, she went on to work for television production companies as a motion graphics artist. She then side-stepped into working at the head office of a large international hospitality company, handling both national and…

Milk Toffee by Pulkit Arora is now available to watch

Milk Toffee by Pulkit Arora is now available to watch

Posted Friday 20 May 2022

After its premiere at the prestigious Tribeca International Film Festival in 2021, Milk Toffee, written and directed by Pulkit Arora is now available to watch online.

Bound by Christ to tell the truth, a Goan schoolteacher is about to report an erring child. But a revelation forces her to choose between the moral and the human.

Finalists of the Episode One pilot programme

Finalists of the Episode One pilot programme

Posted Monday 07 Mar 2022

The six successful teams selected for an innovative $750,000 programme to develop more screen content by Pan-Asian New Zealanders have been announced today. 

Episode One Web Series Pilot Programme is a Pan Asian Screen Collective (PASC) initiative that will take six teams from a pitch to a produced pilot of their series. 

The creator and…



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Big Screen Symposium Scholarships 2022

Big Screen Symposium Scholarships 2022

Posted Friday 20 May 2022

With the support of Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga (NZFC), PASC is delighted to announce we have received 5 scholarships to give away to PASC members who wish to attend Big Screen Symposium 2022

Each scholarship will include a ticket to the two-day event held in Auckland, 9-10 July.

If you live outside the Auckland region,…

PLAYS FOR THE YOUNG

PLAYS FOR THE YOUNG

Posted Monday 07 Mar 2022

Do you have an original and inventive play written to inspire and excite young audiences? Whether you are a young person or a senior writer, the age of the audience is what counts.

Your play might be written for adults to perform to children, or for young actors to perform themselves. It might be created…

Playwrights B4 25 Competition

Playwrights B4 25 Competition

Posted Monday 07 Mar 2022

Playwrights b4 25, offered in partnership with Auckland Live, has a proven track record of nurturing young writers to successful seasons of their work—you could be next. For this annual competition we are looking for writers under 25 who take risks and throw care to the wind, as well as those who write strong, conventional…