Young filmmakers in Christchurch are spoilt for choice with a range of tertiary courses available, many of which are listed on our media studies guide. CPIT’s New Zealand Broadcasting School and Aoraki Polytechnic media courses are good starting points. Film is also studied at the University of Canterbury. Youbee also offer digital video and animation courses.
Many directors start their careers by entering competitions. Here are a few that we’ve found that you can have a go at and some NZ film festivals that accept submissions.
Updated August 2015