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PACIFIC ISLANDS SCREEN ARTISTS

Navigating Our Stories Together
Est. 2020

Kia Ora, Ni sa Bula, Fakaalofa Lahi Atu, No’ia ‘e Mauri,

Mālō e Lelei, ‘Iorana, Tālofa Lava, Fakatalofa Atu, Kia Orana, Mālō Nī, Kam na Mauri, Aloha!

The Pacific Islands Screen Artists group supports, encourages and promotes individuals of Pacific Islands heritage working in the New Zealand Screen sectors at all stages of their journey.

EVENTS

  • Ipu Kī Time with PISA 2024
    Ipu Kī Time with PISA 2024
    RSVP Closed
    Wed, 21 Feb
    Zoom Event
    21 Feb 2024, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm NZDT
    Zoom Event
    Our popular virtual Ipu Kī event, exclusive to our PISA Members, is back! We can't wait to see you online, Ipu Kī in hand for our first networking event of 2024. This networking event provides a fantastic opportunity to meet and connect with other PISA members, both locally and internationally.
  • PISA presents: “Uri Manako with filmmaker Tearepa Kahi (Muru, Poi E, Mt. Zion, Hunt for the Wilderpeople)”
    PISA presents: “Uri Manako with filmmaker Tearepa Kahi (Muru, Poi E, Mt. Zion, Hunt for the Wilderpeople)”
    RSVP Closed
    Sat, 13 Jan
    Gallery Tavioni and Vananga
    13 Jan 2024, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm GMT-10
    Gallery Tavioni and Vananga, Q6V5+2QX, Ara Metua, Avarua, Cook Islands
    Turou! Turou! PISA Rarotonga is proud to present an exclusive intimate event at Gallery Tavioni in Rarotonga, Kūki ‘Āirani with film and documentary producer, director, and writer, Tearepa Kahi (Iwi: Ngāti Pāoa, Waikato | Waka: Tainui)...
  • PISA Rarotonga 'Uipaanga - Oct '23
    PISA Rarotonga 'Uipaanga - Oct '23
    Fri, 03 Nov
    KOCo (Kia Orana Collective studio)
    03 Nov 2023, 4:30 pm GMT-10 – 04 Nov 2023, 6:00 pm GMT-10
    KOCo (Kia Orana Collective studio), Tutakimoa Rd, Avarua, Cook Islands
    Turou, turou! Calling all Kūki 'Āirani and Pasifika screen artists in Tumutevarovaro (Rarotonga) to a 'uipaanga (meeting/get together) this Friday early evening (Cook Is time).
  • PISA presents:  “Uri Manako with Bobby Romia (Rarotonga, Mangaia) – Head of Development, Screen Australia”
    PISA presents:  “Uri Manako with Bobby Romia (Rarotonga, Mangaia) – Head of Development, Screen Australia”
    RSVP Closed
    Wed, 01 Nov
    Teaia Dr, Ngatangiia District, Cook Islands
    01 Nov 2023, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm GMT-10
    Teaia Dr, Ngatangiia District, Cook Islands
    Turou! Turou! PISA Rarotonga is proud to present an exclusive intimate event in Rarotonga, Kūki ‘Āirani with Screen Australia’s Head of Development - Cook Islander and PISA member, Bobby Romia. A Free event for PISA members and all Pasifika screen artists. Please RSVP for catering purposes.
  • Kōpere Hou Fresh Shorts Drop-in Session
    Kōpere Hou Fresh Shorts Drop-in Session
    RSVP Closed
    Mon, 30 Oct
    via Zoom
    30 Oct 2023, 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm NZDT
    via Zoom
    Calling all Pasifika filmmakers applying for Kōpere Hou Fresh Shorts 2023 - Would you like some extra guidance with your application?
  • He Ara Development Fund - Q&A
    He Ara Development Fund - Q&A
    RSVP Closed
    Tue, 17 Oct
    Online Event (Zoom)
    17 Oct 2023, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NZDT
    Online Event (Zoom)
    Calling all Filmmakers of Māori and/or Pacific Islands heritage to come through to our Q&A and learn more/ask any questions, about the NZFC He Ara Development Fund.
  • PISA presents - Bringing Family, Faith, Footy - a pasifika rugby story,  to screen
    PISA presents - Bringing Family, Faith, Footy - a pasifika rugby story,  to screen
    RSVP Closed
    Thu, 12 Oct
    Click Studios, Auckland
    12 Oct 2023, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Click Studios, Auckland , 525 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland 1026, New Zealand
    PISA members are invited along to an exclusive opportunity to hear from the Producer & Director of Family, Faith, Footy - a pasifika rugby story and gain an insight into the creation of this brilliant and powerfully crafted documentary.
  • PISA Writers' Room
    PISA Writers' Room
    RSVP Closed
    Sat, 30 Sept
    Auckland
    30 Sept 2023, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm NZDT
    Auckland, Hillary House, 2 Franklyne Rd, Otara
    Facilitated by Writer & Director, Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa, along with guest filmmaker Marina McCartney.
  • Ipu Kī Time with PISA
    Ipu Kī Time with PISA
    RSVP Closed
    Mon, 11 Sept
    Zoom Event
    11 Sept 2023, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Zoom Event
    Our popular virtual Ipu Kī event exclusive to PISA Members! Join us online with your Ipu Kī and meet other PISA Members with this Networking Event.
  • PISA Writers' Room
    PISA Writers' Room
    RSVP Closed
    Sat, 19 Aug
    Wellington
    19 Aug 2023, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm NZST
    Wellington, 11 Hutchison Road, Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
    Facilitated by Writer & Director, Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa (Three Wise Cousins, Hibiscus & Ruthless, Take Home Pay, Mama’s Music Box & I Got You series). Stallone will be leading a workshop on Character Creation and Character Development in your screenplay.
  • An exclusive & interactive 'live commentary' with multi award winning director Toa Fraser!
    An exclusive & interactive 'live commentary' with multi award winning director Toa Fraser!
    RSVP Closed
    Wed, 02 Aug
    Event Cinemas Newmarket -
    02 Aug 2023, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Event Cinemas Newmarket -, Westfield Newmarket, Level 4/309 Broadway, Newmarket, Auckland
    PISA hosts an exclusive & interactive "live commentary" with director Toa Fraser. Toa will commentate while we watch No. 2 with him and he takes us on a journey to understand his artistic vision and processes in making 'No.2'!
  • PISA Writers' Room with Special Guest Aroha Awarau!
    PISA Writers' Room with Special Guest Aroha Awarau!
    RSVP Closed
    Sat, 29 Jul
    Kohia Centre (Auckland) + Online
    29 Jul 2023, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm NZST
    Kohia Centre (Auckland) + Online, Parking via Gate 2, 76 Epsom Avenue, Epsom, Auckland
    This month we have a special guest - award-winning playwright, scriptwriter & journalist Aroha Awarau! He will share his experience of how to get that short film idea from your head & onto the page and provide tips of how to structure, write & turn your short film script into an award winning film!
  • PISA Mid-winter Quiz Night
    PISA Mid-winter Quiz Night
    RSVP Closed
    Sat, 01 Jul
    Auckland
    01 Jul 2023, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm NZST
    Auckland, 9 Dunnotar Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland 2025, New Zealand
    Do you have what it takes to be the ultimate quiz champion? PISA Members come and join us for a fun quiz night! - Prizes to be won & BYO. ***Exclusive to PISA Members Only***
  • PISA Presents ACTING UP
    PISA Presents ACTING UP
    Sold Out
    Sat, 01 Jul
    Auckland
    01 Jul 2023, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm NZST
    Auckland, 525 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
    Actors! Do you want to elevate your screen-acting game? Acting Up is a practical in-person screen acting workshop, for actors of all levels and experience. Exclusive to PISA Members only with limited spaces. Please register your interest below and we will get back to you if you have been selected.
  • PISA Writers' Room - Drop-in Session (Online)
    PISA Writers' Room - Drop-in Session (Online)
    RSVP Closed
    Wed, 28 Jun
    This event will be held online via Zoom
    28 Jun 2023, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm NZST
    This event will be held online via Zoom
    This event is for any Pacific Islands Writers at any stage of their career (from emerging to experienced) aimed to provide an opportunity to network, to work on your own projects and to find out more about the upcoming opportunities for Writers in Aotearoa.
  • ScreenFit June 2023 Wellington Class Presented by Pan Asian Screen Collective (PASC)
    ScreenFit June 2023 Wellington Class Presented by Pan Asian Screen Collective (PASC)
    RSVP Closed
    Sat, 10 Jun
    Te Auaha
    10 Jun 2023, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm NZST
    Te Auaha, 65 Dixon Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    ScreenFit is coming to Te-Whanganui-a-Tara on Sat 10th June 2023 for a special collab class presented by our mates at Pan Asian Screen Collective (PASC)! We’re invited and are excited to work with members of PASC, Ngā Aho Whakaari and Equity NZ in this free ScreenFit class.
  • Creative Rights for Creative People Workshop
    Creative Rights for Creative People Workshop
    RSVP Closed
    Wed, 31 May
    Taro Patch
    31 May 2023, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Taro Patch, 9 Dunnotar Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland 2025, New Zealand
    Curious about Copyright? One of the challenges we creative people face is that common knowledge of copyright is sometimes at variance with the actual law, leading to misunderstandings, infringements and confusion. Available in-person & online.
  • PISA Writers' Room - Christchurch
    PISA Writers' Room - Christchurch
    RSVP Closed
    Sat, 27 May
    Fale Eke - Pacific Hub
    27 May 2023, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm NZST
    Fale Eke - Pacific Hub, level 1/285 Cashel Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
    This event is for any Pacific Islands Writers at any stage of their career (from emerging to experienced) aimed to provide an opportunity to network, to work on your own projects and to find out more about the upcoming opportunities for Writers in Aotearoa.
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