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The Power of Inclusion Summit | Scholarship Programme

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The Power of Inclusion Summit | Scholarship Programme
by Danielle Huddleston - Friday, 16 August 2019, 2:03 PM

The Power of Inclusion Summit:

Join us 3-4 October 2019 in Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand for The Power of Inclusion summit and be part of the vital global conversation around representation, belonging and inclusion in today’s screen, entertainment and technology landscape.

The Power of Inclusion presents a 2-day programme including case studies, panels, conversations and keynotes on pertinent issues in the inclusion and representation space: bringing people together,presenting a myriad of world views, positing future action to create a more inclusive industry and world, all enveloped in the special environment that Aotearoa New Zealand and its peoples have to offer.

The programme features over 35 speakers from around the world, and will include writers, directors and producers making ground breaking work; activists, founders, executives and researchers from companies and initiatives leading the way in inclusion; top tier US studio and SVOD executives; and leading practitioners from Aotearoa New Zealand. The line-up will include people of colour, women, inter-faith, indigenous, LGBTQI and differently abled.

The Motion Picture Association Scholarship Programme:

The Motion Picture Association Scholarship Programme provides tickets for 150 people working or studying in the screen sector who are low or unwaged or from communities underrepresented to attend The Power of Inclusion summit as fully registered delegates.


120 of these tickets will be allocated via an automated ballot system. In order to enter the ballot, applicants must reside in New Zealand and meet the following criteria:


·         Be currently working or studying in the screen sector;


·         Earn less than the living wage i.e. $44,000 per annum;


·         Belong to a community underrepresented in the screen sector including, but not exclusive to, Māori, Pacific Island peoples, Pan Asia, gender non-binary, LGBTQ+ or people with a disability.


Applicants are not required to provide documentation of their status - the answer will be accepted on an honesty basis.


Registration will close on 4th September. If you are successful you will then be required to complete a full registration within one week (by 11thSeptember) After this point the tickets will be reallocated.


A further 30 NZFC funded tickets will be allocated via the NZFC and various New Zealand industry screen guilds.

Please follow the below link to enter the ballot: