Categories & Criteria

Presentation Categories

PITCHES

  • Live presentations of up to 10 minutes.
  • Scheduled before lunch each day
  • No performance element
  • Powerpoint presentation format which may include video content

ENCOUNTER SESSION MEETINGS

  • Scheduled meetings with interested presenters
  • Work may be a new work/idea or may be an existing work that has evolved since it was first premiered
  • Sessions are a focused discussion with presenters 

SHORT SHOWCASE/EXCERPTS

  • Up to 15 minutes of live performance + 3-5 minute presentation
  • Scheduled in the afternoon
  • May include a powerpoint as part of the presentation

FULL SHOWCASES

  • Full length performances held in the evening
  • Works are tour-ready for international presentation
  • Held in either The Loft (Q Theatre) or the Herald Theatre (Auckland Live). Shows must be able to fit (or adapted to fit). 

For full information about each category please refer to the application guidelines

 

PANNZ Arts Market Eligibility Criteria

 

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for pitching or showcasing at the PANNZ Arts Market:

  • Be a New Zealand production, produced in New Zealand*
  • Must adhere to agreement deadlines for material and/or technical plans as required

Panel Assessment Guidelines:

  • The production is of high quality
  • The budget is accurate and achievable
  • The Producer or organisation has a track record of successfully pitching, producing and/or touring productions
  • Preference given to shows that have not previously pitched or showcased, other than in the following instance:
    • Previously pitched, and premiered, can be showcased
  • The marketing plan and materials are good quality, with a realistic target audience, audience development and engagement opportunities.
  • There is value in presenting this production in New Zealand or internationally e.g. culturally unique, diversity, important New Zealand story, innovative production, educational value, only opportunity
  • The production shows potential presenter demand in New Zealand or internationally

Full Showcase applications will be assessed for:

  • Technical production requirements to showcaseat Market venues.
  • International touring goals and capability (please upload an International Strategy if available)

Recommended

  • It is strongly advised that all artists/producers who are pitching or showcasing, also register as a delegate and attend all 3 days of the Arts Market to meet and build relationships with Presenters.
  • Take up opportunity to attend Pitching workshops (ensuring your pitch is the best it can be)
  • Supply as much information as possible in National Touring Selector.

Tour-Makers Eligibility Criteria

 

Productions must:

  • Be a New Zealand production, produced in New Zealand*
  • Be suitable for venues with a capacity of 200+
  • Has already been premiered, or has a confirmed premiere date in venue or festival
  • Not already funded by Creative New Zealand to tour. Extensions to funded touring may be considered
  • Be available for touring in 2021
  • Provide support material including budget, technical specification and marketing materials and plan

*Note: New Zealand productions may be an adaption or version of an international work, but must be produced in New Zealand by a New Zealand- based company, and engaging predominantly New Zealand-based artists.

Panel Assessment Guidelines:

  • The production is of high quality
  • The budget is accurate and achievable
  • The Producer or organisation has a track record of successfully producing and/or touring productions
  • The production is designed, or can be re-designed to tour e.g. freight requirements, set-up time, and achievable lighting and sound requirements in a regional venue context (the production will be assessed and rated by an expert to be made available to the panel)
  • The production is accessible for regional communities, shows potential presenter demand
  • The marketing plan and materials are good quality, with a realistic target audience, audience development and engagement opportunities.
  • There is value in touring this production to regional New Zealand e.g. cultural, diversity, important New Zealand story, innovative production, educational value, only opportunity.

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