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Choose Auckland

Acclaimed for its stunning locations, competitive production environment, high-quality crews and diverse talent, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland has everything for your next production.   

As a hub for filmmaking in Aotearoa New Zealand, Auckland’s collaborative ecosystem can support your production from your first recce to final cut.  
 

Rangitoto Island, Waitemata Harbour, Auckland

Rangitoto Island, Waitemata Harbour, Auckland 

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Case studies
M3gan

Did you know sci-fi horror hit M3GAN was filmed in Auckland? Our region was the backdrop for this popular film which became a viral success and is a fantastic tribute to the hard work of our talented local cast and crew.   

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Scene from science fiction horror film M3gan
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Locations


Discover a range of scenic Auckland locations, with lush landscapes and rugged beaches within 40 minutes’ drive of our city centre. Enjoy the natural beauty of our native bush, urban spaces and volcanic backdrops.

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World-Class Production Facilities

Auckland’s modern film studios can cater to all sizes of productions and are highly adaptable. From spacious sound stages to large-scale water tanks and contemporary facilities, Auckland can take care of any filming requirement.

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Aerial view of Auckland Film Studios Stage 3
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Crew, talent and creative expertise

Our skilled industry practitioners have a proven track record of delivering spectacular results. Auckland has a depth and diversity of cast and crew experience across both local and international productions.

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Crews and casting

Crew of people filming in a forest
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Digital and post-production

Our leading post-production facilities house world-class talent and tech. Leading-edge innovation ensures your post-production requirements from dailies through to VFX and mastering will be creatively met.

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Filming Power Rangers character in front of green screen in the forest
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Fringes, incentives and tax

Our government has a range of competitive incentives and rebates to help facilitate screen production, post-production and game development in New Zealand. Tax, visa and employment requirements in New Zealand are also relatively straight forward.

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Discover Auckland

Explore what Auckland’s relaxed lifestyle has to offer and find out what you need to know while you're here. With an overnight flight from Los Angeles, arrive in Auckland in the morning and discover this thriving region.

Discover Auckland

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