Tourism New Zealand launches Big Break film competition
By: infilm on 12/02/09


Tourism New Zealand has launched its initiative Your Big Break, alongside Peter Jackson, Barrie

Osborne and Park Road Post Production. Aimed at producing a winning three minute film which captures the essence of 100% Pure New Zealand, the competition is open to anyone around the
world. Contestants have between 9 December and 15 January to submit their competition screenplay. Four finalists will be selected by an industry panel, including Lord of the Rings producer Osborne, and a fifth will be selected by public vote. Finalists will then shoot their short film with Osborneā€™s support before a winner is chosen by iconic New Zealand producer and director Peter Jackson. The winning film will screen on US television. Submissions closing date:

15 January. To find out more information and download entry forms go to