New Zealand cinema, film-making, videos


Actors, casting, screen & TV personnel *

Actors. New Zealand actors.
Wikipedia. A category listing actors and actresses of the stage, cinema or television who were born in New Zealand, or who identify themselves as New Zealanders.

Actors Equity NZ
NZ Actors’ Equity is a fully-funded autonomous part of the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance.

Australian and New Zealand Actresses

The Casting Section
Provides a complete directory of all the actors, models, extras and stuntpeople in the New Zealand film and television Industry. Actors’ agents, casting directors.

Clyne Management
Models and actor casting.

Provides a complete directory of production companies, facilities and people in the New Zealand Film and Television Industry. Make-up, production, sound, promotion, lighting, cinematography, etc.

Film New Zealand
A production guide for filming in NZ

Screen Hub
Screen Hub is an online resource for people working in the film and television industries.They provide job listings, event listings and news.

Huntaway Films

Talent Banque
Founder Member of the NZ Actors Agents Guild.

Talent Online

Talento talent agency.

Well-known New Zealand actors

Anna Paquin

Keisha Castle-Hughes

Russell Crowe

Sam Neill


Adamson, Andrew
Films directed by Andrew Adamson. IMDB

Anime/film animation *

A New Zealand anime news and reviews blog.

Animation College
The Auckland school of film animation.

Oktobor animation studio, Auckland.

Archives *

Archives; a guide to New Zealand film archives.

Auckland *

Auckland Film Society

Auckland University Department of Film and Media Studies

Cinema screenings in Auckland, with film times.
View Auckland

New Zealand Film Archive, Auckland
In Auckland the organisation operates a library and exhibition space on the first floor, 300 Karangahape Rd.

Awards *

The Aotearoa Film and Television Awards (AFTA)

A list of New Zealand film, TV and media awards from IMDb.

The Sorta Unofficial New Zealand Film Awards 


Belladonna Creative Film Trust

Big Pictures
Big Pictures provides film production and location services in New Zealand to commercial, advertising, television and film production companies from around the world.

Blogs *



New Zealand Film Blogs, a selection.


The School Blog. The Film and Television School New Zealand

Second Sight
Film critic Phillip Mathew’s film diary.

Blythe, David

Blyth, David. David Blyth’s website.


Campion, Jane

Jane Campion
Wikipedia entry.

Films by Jane Campion.
Internet Movie Database

Caro, Niki

Niki Caro
Films by Niki Caro. Internet Movie Database

Biography and screenography of Niki Caro.



Christchurch *

Art Films. Academy Cinema, Cloisters Film House.


Cinema of New Zealand, Wikipedia entry.

Cinemas *

See: New Zealand cinemas, a guide.

NZ Cinema
A NZ-run site with reviews of all latest movies, an index of cinemas, abilitiy for viewers to rate / review movies, local cinema session times (some of them), email updates about your favourite actors.


A complete directory of production companies, facilities and people in the New Zealand Film and Television Industry. Make-up. production, sound, promotion, lighting, cinematography, etc.

Directors; New Zealand film directors

New Zealand film directors, a guide.

Film and film-maker searchable database, 
from the New Zealand Film Commission.

Screen Directors Guild of New Zealand.

Wikipedia entries on New Zealand film directors.

Distributors, cinemas in New Zealand *


Berkeley Cinemas


Rialto cinemas


Donaldson, Roger. Roger Donaldson, Wikipedia entry.


Early New Zealand Films
The National Film Archive