New Zealand’s scenery is internationally renowned and unique, often lending itself as an alternative world or time, and in doing so never looking out of place.
Auckland has long been home to American Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror genre television by using the diverse and magical locations in close proximity to a myriad of film making infrastructure and shooting studios. More recently contemporary scripts are using local locations and our exceptional set building skills showing Auckland as a powerhouse for international productions. Plug into long-established and world-class film & TV crew who, proficient in both long form features and fast turnaround TV disciplines, are a deep talent base. An extremely fun and safe city, Auckland is recognised internationally as a leading film & TV production destination.
International Film & TV produced this year in Auckland are... MEG (2018), Ash vs Evil Dead (2018), The Shannara Chronicles (2017), The Legend of Monkey (2017), and Adrift (2018).
International Film & TV produced in Auckland and throughout New Zealand in recent years and more... A Wrinkle in Time (2017), Ghost in the Shell (2017), Pete’s Dragon (2016), Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2015), Z for Zachariah (2015), Slow West (2015), Krampus (2015), TheHobbit (2014), Emperor (2012), Top of the Lake (2013),Spartacus (2010-2013), The Warrior’s Way (2010), The Chronicles of Narnia (2005- 2010), Avatar (2009), The Vintner’s Luck (2009), Bridge to Terabithia (2008), Legend of the Seeker (2008-2009), Waterhorse (2007), World’s Fastest Indian (2005), Antarctic Journal (2005), King Kong (2005), Lord of the Rings (2001 – 2003), Power Rangers (Multiple) and Xena: Warrior Princess (2000).
“The 'World Bank' rates New Zealand as the easiest place in the world to do business… New Zealand is ranked as one of the most honest business environments in the world” – Michael Brook, Manager of Screen Auckland