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Tobey Maguire’s Z for Zachariah to be shot in NZ

Sunday, 22 December 2013, 11:00 pm | Film New Zealand

Embargoed until, Sunday December 22, 2013 Tobey Maguire’s Z for Zachariah to be shot in New Zealand Film New Zealand is delighted to announce Z for Zachariah, a film being produced by Hollywood star Tobey Maguire, and his production company Material ... More >>

Kiwi Filmmakers Spread the Word about NZ in Los Angeles

Monday, 9 December 2013, 2:14 pm | Film New Zealand

American film crews visited New Zealand and rubbed shoulders with their Kiwi counterparts without even having to leave home when they were guests at a special event at “The Book of New Zealand,” hosted by Film New Zealand. More >>

Film New Zealand wins design accolade in Korea

Friday, 11 October 2013, 11:35 am | Film New Zealand

Pictured left to right on the Film New Zealand stand are Jiyoung Lee (NZTE); Michael Brook(Film Auckland); KJ Jennings (Film Otago Southland); New Zealand Ambassador Patrick Rata; Busan Mayor Huh, Namsik; BFC director Oh, Seok-Geun; Sue Thompson (Film ... More >>

Television New Zealand Programme Commissioner joins Film NZ

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 2:13 pm | Film New Zealand

Film New Zealand is enhancing the in-house expertise and services it offers to the international screen industry through the appointment of a new Director of Business Development and Enquiries. More >>

Screen Industry Hits $3.3 Billion High

Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 4:44 pm | Film New Zealand

New Zealand screen industry earnings have broken the $3 billion barrier for the first time. More >>

NZSO a draw card for international screen blockbusters

Monday, 4 February 2013, 4:03 pm | Film New Zealand

Film New Zealand says the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is proving a draw card for incoming international films choosing to work in New Zealand. More >>

Spartacus premiere storms US ratings

Friday, 1 February 2013, 2:47 pm | Film New Zealand

Media Release Spartacus premiere storms US ratings New Zealand-made television series Spartacus: War of the Damned stormed the ratings when the first episode debuted on the STARZ Network in the US last Friday. The final season of the Starz franchise ... More >>

Screen industry creating more than 23,000 jobs a year

Tuesday, 4 December 2012, 11:23 am | Film New Zealand

Media Release Tuesday 4/12/12 Screen industry creating more than 23,000 jobs a year Film New Zealand says Statistics New Zealand figures revealing that the NZ screen industry is paying $780 million in wages and salaries shows just how lucrative the ... More >>

PM to visit Los Angeles

Monday, 1 October 2012, 5:00 pm | Film New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE 1 OCTOBER, 2012 PM to visit Los Angeles Film New Zealand says the Prime Minister’s visit to meet the heads of film and television production houses in Los Angeles this month, underscores the growing importance of the industry to ... More >>

PM to visit Los Angeles

Monday, 1 October 2012, 4:59 pm | Film New Zealand

Film New Zealand says the Prime Minister’s visit to meet the heads of film and television production houses in Los Angeles this month, underscores the growing importance of the industry to the New Zealand economy. More >>

New Zealand shines at Toronto Film Festival – FILM NZ

Friday, 24 August 2012, 10:17 am | Film New Zealand

Emperor, a major Hollywood movie filmed in New Zealand is to take centre stage at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival next month. Emperor, which was filmed in locations in Wellington and Auckland, will have its world premiere at TIFF, ... More >>

Legendary Pictures’ Ty Warren to Visit New Zealand

Thursday, 2 August 2012, 11:32 am | Film New Zealand

Film New Zealand is delighted to announce, in conjunction with our corporate partners Air New Zealand and Heritage Hotels, that Ty Warren of Legendary Pictures has been named the winner of this year’s giveaway of a round trip for two from Los Angeles ... More >>

Screen industry converts creativity into economic headlines

Tuesday, 3 April 2012, 9:34 am | Film New Zealand

Statistics New Zealand figures just released show New Zealand’s screen industry is in excellent health and has had a great year, according to Film New Zealand Chief Executive Gisella Carr. More >>

Film Agencies Support ‘Seeing More of NZ Actors on Screen'

Friday, 30 March 2012, 4:08 pm | Film New Zealand

Film New Zealand and the New Zealand Film Commission have been delighted with the positive response to the “Seeing More of NZ Actors on Screen” series, a collaborative project offering free seminars to professional actors and industry professionals. More >>

Young New Zealander Cast in Sex And the City Prequel

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 5:22 pm | Film New Zealand

Two of the protégées of Miranda Harcourt, international acting coach and Film New Zealand Board member, have won plum roles playing sisters in the prequel of the iconic television series “Sex in the City”, about to be filmed in New York. More >>

NZ's international screen accolades signal a bright future

Thursday, 9 February 2012, 8:50 pm | Film New Zealand

New Zealand’s international screen accolades signal a bright future New Zealand’s screen industry’s continued international awards success shows local companies are in the vanguard of a changing global industry, says Film New Zealand CEO Gisella ... More >>

NZ Named One Of Top Ten Film Locations In The Universe

Monday, 19 December 2011, 11:31 am | Film New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the ‘Top Ten Filming Locations in the Universe’, according to the December issue of leading United States’ film locations magazine, P3 Update. More >>

New Member For Film New Zealand Board

Monday, 12 December 2011, 7:05 pm | Film New Zealand

December 12, 2012 Telecommunications CEO, Renowned Actor, And Producer Join Film New Zealand Board Three outstanding talents in business, acting and filmmaking are about to join the board of Film New Zealand, the screen industry-founded organisation ... More >>

Internationally renowned director to film in New Zealand

Friday, 4 November 2011, 1:25 pm | Film New Zealand

Peter Webber, director of the acclaimed "Girl with a Pearl Earring" has announced that he is to film his new production in New Zealand in January 2012. The film, with a working title of "Emperor", will go into production in January, filming in both ... More >>

New Zealand film industry to get a boost in Los Angeles

Tuesday, 13 September 2011, 9:27 am | Film New Zealand

Film New Zealand and Park Road Post Production are upping their presence in the American home of film-making, Los Angeles. More >>

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