INITIATIVE TO GROW LOCAL INDUSTRY

Awarded to a Trade Association, a Government Organisation or a Private Company for a new and special initiative from a local/regional/national organisation which was introduced to benefit the community and expand the local talent and skills pool of the creative screen industries.

Film Bay of Plenty - Paula Jones

TOHEA is an Indigenous Screen Industry Employment, Training and Apprenticeship Programme that has succeeded beyond expectations, ensuring 80% of participants who complete the programme remain in the industry. Belonging to Te Arawa, the Iwi or tribe of the Rotorua Region, TOHEA means 'to grow or strengthen' and the programme is the first of its kind in New Zealand.

Shortlisted

Film in Limerick / Innovate Limerick - Paul C. Ryan

North East International Film Festival - Lisa-Marie Tonelli

Women's Work - Pacey Production Company

Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB) - Lyndsay Duthie & Jivan Mann

The Stratagem Group

Sudanese Filmmaking Association