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’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.
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.
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.
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.
Explore the best of the City of Sails in a Bespoke Luxury Experience. From stunning beaches, to authentic Maori culture, delicious wine, gourmet restaurants, luxury accommodation, Heli tours, and vibrant city life full of personality, Auckland will charm you with its endless variation.