Five women comedy creators have been announced as this year’s New Zealand Film Commission 2020 Gender Scholarship recipients.
Under the patronage of Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami, the scholarships are awarded to:
• Producer Abba Rose Dinah Vaiaoga-Ioasa
• Writer and performer Ana Scotney
• Director, producer and performer Becky Kuek
• Writer and director Paloma Schneideman
• Writer, director and performer Florence Noble
Each will receive $10,000 to support further development of their projects and careers.