NZFC announced their August funding decisions, with multiple DEGANZ members attached to projects as writer/directors.
Feature Film Production Investment
Logline: Experience the unstoppable force of Jonah Lomu, the greatest rugby player to walk the planet, whose indomitable spirit reshaped the game forever.
Writers/Directors: Vea Mafile’o and Gavin Fitzgerald
Early Development Funding Decisions
Logline: When a wealthy doctor suffers a serious stroke, the perfect lives of his wife and entitled adult children are turned upside down. But when they discover he has a secret family, all hell breaks loose.
Writer/Director: Jesse Griffin
Logline: Struggling to accept the disability that detonated her Olympic dream, an ambitious low-vision cyclist finds a tandem pilot to steer her to victory, but their co-dependent relationship soon veers violently off-course.
Writer/Director: Pennie Hunt (Incubator 2020)
You can find the rest of the funding decisions on the NZFC website.