The Outlook for Someday

The Outlook for Someday challenge is to make a short sustainability-related film. It can be any genre, filmed with any camera and any length up to 5 minutes. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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The Outlook for Someday and Someday Stories videos.

The Outlook for Someday, Te Ao o te Tuturuatu

Narrated in Te Reo Māori, this painterly animation tells the story of the Tuturuatu (Shore Dotterel) and its habitat and survival in New Zealand. Made by T.A.P. Whakaata 2014. Directed by Tōmairangi Harvey (Moriori, Ngāti Mutunga, Tuhoe and Ngai Tahu).

The Outlook for Someday, Home

A young poet tells us a story about the challenges of life on the Southside. Made by Rangitahi Films. Directed by Kane Wadsworth and Neihana Lowe (Tuhoe, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Porou).

The Outlook for Someday, Koro Puppeteer

A story of the strings that sustain a family tradition. Made by Oriwa Hakaraia (Ngāti Kapumanawawhiti) and Kaea Hakaraia Hoskings (Ngāti Kapumanawawhiti). Directed by Oriwa Hakaraia (Ngāti Kapumanawawhiti)

The Outlook for Someday, The Birdwood Way

Birdwood students demonstrate the values at the heart of their school. Made by The Birdwood Way Team. Directed by Qijana Currie (Ngāti Kahungunu), Hira Taumaunu (Ngāti Porou and Tainui), Hemia Napara (Kuki Airani).

Someday Stories 3, The Social

Finn is not ready to kiss a girl, so when forced to attend his first high school disco, he must avoid his friend's pressure to "get with" one to keep his true feelings safe.