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PACIFIC ISLANDS SCREEN ARTISTS

Navigating Our Stories Together

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.

Upcoming Events

  • PISA Writers' Room
    Sat, 01 Oct
    Pacific Business Hub
    Our final writers' room for the year! 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.
  • NIU WAVES - Q&A
    Wed, 14 Sept
    Zoom
    If you are interested in applying for our NIU WAVES initiative this is a chance to be able to ask any questions regarding the application and process and meet our team. Don't be shy, we're here to help. Zoom in with your team and get your questions ready.
  • Ipu Kī Time with PISA
    Mon, 12 Sept
    Zoom Event
    Our popular virtual Ipu Kī event exclusive to PISA Members is back on for the month of September! Join us online with your Ipu Kī and meet other PISA Members with this Networking Event. Our last one for the year!!
  • PISA Presents ACTING UP
    Sat, 10 Sept
    Auckland
    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
    Sat, 27 Aug
    Auckland
    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.
  • The Composition Process with Dr. Andrew Faleatua
    Wed, 17 Aug
    Zoom
    Andrew Faleatua Composition Masterclass: BTS of the music making for Fo’i Mai Pepe. Exclusive to PISA Members only.
  • Ipu Kī Time with PISA
    Mon, 08 Aug
    Zoom Event
    Our popular virtual Ipu Ki event exclusive to PISA Members is back on for the month of August! Join us online with your Ipu Kī and meet other PISA Members with this Networking Event.
  • PISA Film Kalapu - Brought to you by PISA and the Ministry for Pacific Peoples
    Fri, 05 Aug
    Zoom Event
    Celebrating Cook Islands Language week we will be holding an ONLINE screening of Cook Islands Short Films Mou Piri & Snow in Paradise. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers Karin Williams & Nikki Si'ulepa.
  • PISA Writers' Room
    Sat, 23 Jul
    Auckland
    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.
  • Ipu Kī Time with PISA
    Mon, 11 Jul
    Zoom Event
    Our popular virtual Ipu Ki event exclusive to PISA Members is back on for the month of July! Join us online with your Ipu Kī and meet other PISA Members with this Networking Event.
  • PISA Networking Event Wellington
    Sat, 02 Jul
    Southern Cross Garden Bar
    Come along and mingle over drinks and nibbles. Open to all Pasifika screen artists.
  • PISA Writers' Room
    Sat, 25 Jun
    Auckland
    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.
  • PISA presents The Stunts Panel with Special guests Ashlee Fidow & Stephen Tipene Grey
    Sat, 18 Jun
    312 Hub
    Come and Join us with a panel discussion with stunt professionals Ashlee & Tipene! Get an exclusive insight on their experience working in the film industry. Exclusive to PISA Members only!
  • Ipu Kī Time with PISA
    Mon, 13 Jun
    Zoom Event
    Our popular virtual Ipu Ki event exclusive to PISA Members is back on for the month of June! Join us online with your Ipu Kī and meet other PISA Members with this Networking Event.
  • PISA Film Kalapu - Brought to you by PISA and the Ministry for Pacific Peoples
    Wed, 01 Jun
    Zoom Event
    Celebrating Samoan Language week we will be holding an ONLINE screening of Samoan short films Va Tapuia & Liliu. Followed by a Q&A with the writers and directors Tusi Tamasese & Jeremiah Tauamiti.
  • PISA Writers' Room
    Sat, 28 May
    Click Studios (Building 2)
    Come and be a part of our popular monthly PISA Writers' Room! This workshop is for Pacific Islands Writers at any stage of their career (from emerging to experienced).
  • Ipu Kī Time with PISA
    Mon, 09 May
    Zoom Event
    Our popular virtual Ipu Ki event exclusive to PISA Members is back on for the month of May! Join us online with your Ipu Kī and meet other PISA Members with this Networking Event.
  • PISA Writers' Room
    Sat, 23 Apr
    Auckland
    Come and be a part of our popular monthly PISA Writers' Room! - This workshop is for Pacific Islands Writers at any stage of their career (from emerging to experienced).
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NIU WAVES

NIU WAVES is an initiative to support six to eight teams* to develop their projects into a full proposal for NZ On Air production funding.
Created by Pacific Islands Screen Artists Inc. and supported by NZ On Air.

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN