From the backlot to the box office, we’ve got the facilities, the skills and the locations to make great things happen.

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A world of locations in one destination

Find hugely diverse locations and landscapes all within 40 minutes’ drive of Auckland city centre. Base your film production here and in a heartbeat you can go from urban grit to remote rainforest, sparkling beaches to volcanic cones, tranquil waterfalls to rugged coastlines. 

We’re first choice for film giants

We’ve hosted leading international screen studios and major productions, from horror to fantasy flicks. Our track record as a filming destination is stellar – filming in Auckland means skilled production professionals, smooth operations, and a highly experienced local film industry.

Incentives and government grants

Our incentives are extremely competitive against other countries. By basing your screen production in Auckland, you can make the most of government cash grants for local and international productions, and no fringes means none of the labour costs added on elsewhere.

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World-class film studios

World-class and highly adaptable, Auckland’s film studios offer a huge choice of production facilities, within a 20-minute drive from the airport or city centre. Our newest 27ha site and backlot features New Zealand’s largest stage area, two water tanks and permanent green screen wall.

Top talent on and off screen

Tap into our first-rate skills and talent – New Zealand’s network of screen industry professionals is on show in Auckland, where international film and television companies get the best of our creative and experienced cast and crew, and production management experts.

Dynamic digital and post production

Here’s where it all comes together. Our post-production facilities cater to all your requirements, and you’ll discover talent of international standard, from visual effects professionals and innovators in gaming to our dynamic animation scene. 

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