Outward Bound

nz-on-air-640Four comedy web series have each been given $100,000 in funding from New Zealand On Air as part of their Digital Media strategy.

Fresh support from NZ On Air’s Digital Media Fund will bring six innovative projects to online audiences.

The latest funding round saw 61 applications to the Kickstart fund for transmedia projects and 54 applications for webseries. The applications were seeking a total investment of more than $20 million.

“The applications for the Digital Media Fund, the only such fund in New Zealand, just keep getting better. This is clearly an area of growing demand, and where local content creators are thinking outside the square. We love the collaborations and innovations we are seeing in these digital projects,” said NZ On Air Chief Executive Jane Wrightson. Continue reading »