INITIATIVE TO GROW LOCAL INDUSTRY
Awarded to a Trade Association, Member organisation or a Private company.
Judges are looking for a new and unique initiative from a local, regional or national organisation, which was introduced to benefit the community and expand the local talent and skills pool of the creative screen industries.
Northern Film & Media - North East Comedy Hot House.
Develop and connect comedy talent in the North East. In just the first year, Channel 4 commissioned the Hot House to produce 24 sketches for online platforms.
Film Bay of Plenty
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.
Founded in January 2021 by Nyema Zam, Samuh Mediatech is Bhutan’s first OTT platform. As an industry intensive model, the content creation platform withstood the impact of Covid-19, ensuring that business could carry on. Providing exposure for emerging Bhutanese talent, Samuh Mediatech takes the relatively minimal local film industry, and is aiming to strengthen what already exists.
Qualifying Period: 1st January 2022 – 15th September 2023