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 Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Horror genre film & television by using the diverse and magical locations in close proximity to film making infrastructure and shooting studios. More recently contemporary scripts are establishing our locations and our exceptional set building skills, which showcase Auckland as a powerhouse for international productions set in past, present or future. Plug into long-established and world-class crew who are proficient in both long form features and fast turnaround TV disciplines and make up a deep talent base. A fun, sophisticated and very safe location, Auckland continues to be recognised internationally as a leading production destination.
International Film & TV in pre-production, production or completed recently in Auckland include... The Letter for the King (2019), Mulan (2019), The Luminaries (2019), The Deadlands (2019), Guns Akimbo (2019), Adrift (2018), The Meg (2018), Ash vs Evil Dead S3 (2018), The Shannara Chronicles S2 (2017), The Legend of Monkey (2017) and Power Rangers.
Other International projects produced in Auckland & throughout New Zealand... 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), The Hobbit (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), The Waterhorse (2007), World’s Fastest Indian (2005), Antarctic Journal (2005), King Kong (2005), The Lord of the Rings (2001 – 2003), and Hercules & Xena: Warrior Princess (1995 - 2001).
“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