Representing all parts of Auckland’s screen industry by providing advocacy, events and additional support and communication during COVID-19, Film Auckland is a membership organisation open to anyone working in or involved with the local sector.
Auckland Screen Alliance
The region’s association of screen businesses is actively involved in helping its members, and the wider sector, navigate the unchartered territory of COVID-19 taking a community approach to keeping businesses alive.
Promoting health and safety in the screen sector, ScreenSafe is leading the industry’s ongoing response to COVID-19, with a range of practical resources for production and registration on behalf of WorkSafe.
Screen Industry Guild of
Aotearoa New Zealand
Representing the interests of film and video crew and allied crafts, the guild provides support, information and advocacy for crew as well as information for producers.
Screen Sector COVID-19
An industry group formed during the lockdown period of COVID-19 to address the immediate effects of the pandemic on the national screen industry by working cohesively across the sector.
Border Entry for Screen Sector
The New Zealand border currently remains closed to anyone other than a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, those travelling from quarantine-free travel zones, or those granted a special exemption. International film productions creating economic benefits and employment opportunities for New Zealand may qualify for a border exemption.
Screen Auckland offers advice, support and connections for international productions considering coming to Auckland. Our Screen Attraction specialist is on hand to help support your next project.
Managing health and safety requirements during COVID-19
In addition to requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, all filming activity must comply with ScreenSafe’s Health and Safety COVID-19 NZ Standard and Protocols. Productions will also be required to comply with any specific health and safety requirements or instructions set out in, or issued in conjunction with film permits and Auckland Council bylaws.
Guidelines for filming in the COVID-19 Protection Framework
Screen Auckland has published new comprehensive guidelines for those who wish to film in Auckland public places including local parks and reserves, beaches, regional parks, roads, squares, and Council facilities.