GROUND CONTROL is the dynamic, independent producing team of Mel Turner & Axel Paton, offering experience in frontline creativity and logistics for international film & TV studios. We can offer either independent producing services or a full production service approach.
GROUND CONTROL is dedicated to being industry to industry gateway for international enquiries about shooting in New Zealand and provide feasibility services for pre-prep stages of production, in addition to physical production services. We can help you explore the opportunities and unique value of bringing your production to New Zealand.
Mel Turner and Axel Paton formed GROUND CONTROL with the vision of direct partnerships with international industry by offering over 500 screen time hours of their first-hand experience in high calibre film & TV production, and almost exclusively for international studios & production companies. Connecting you with the right creatives and production support, we are committed to providing excellent quality outcomes and exceeding your expectations to help create your world.
GROUND CONTROL delivers in-depth local knowledge, industry-wide network, expert crew, established infrastructure, and an incredible array of locations for total onscreen value - we are your direct line to producing film & television in New Zealand.