Screen Auckland, along with the wider team at Auckland Unlimited, supports the development of a world-class, skilled workforce, in close association with key screen sector partners and guilds.
However, it does not directly connect job seekers with screen companies for employment.
If you are looking for work in the screen industry, Screen Auckland suggests you monitor film industry services in New Zealand and apply for jobs directly with New Zealand-based production companies (you'll find them in The Databook below or via Google) or via the following industry services.
Film industry services:
Casting/extras work inquiries:
You will also find a wide range of film community groups on Facebook, where job opportunities may be posted. These groups are often specific to a region, so search for groups where you plan to base yourself.
- New Zealand Filmmakers
- New Zealand Film Industry Forum
- NZ Film-makers Collective
- Film Community NZ
- New Zealand Film and Video Group
- NZ Theatre and Film scene
- Film Production Group NZ
Plus, you can always monitor these more general sites for jobs:
Industry organisations and membership groups that support career development and networking, including running workshops and generally helping people find their way in the industry, include:
- Directors and Editors Guild of New Zealand
- Doc Edge
- Equity New Zealand
- Film Auckland
- New Zealand Game Developers Association (NZGDA)
- New Zealand Writers Guild
- Nga Aho Whakaari
- Pacific Islanders in Film and Television (PIFT)
- Pan Asian Screen Collective
- Screen Guild
- Screen Music and Sound Guild of New Zealand
- Screen Production and Development Association (SPADA)
- Script to Screen
- Women in Film and Television NZ (WIFT)
- New Zealand Cinematographers Society
For filmmakers and aspiring filmmakers, check out:
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