New Zealand cinema, a website list
Festivals; New Zealand film festivals
Film Commission. NZ Film Commission
The national funding agency for film makers.
In-depth information on producing film and television projects in New Zealand. New Zealand location gallery, with a database of images searchable by keyword. Location permissions.
Film societies *
Created by the Wellington City Council to assist screen production in the region.Their main focus is to facilitate the approval process for filming and cut through the red tape, in short, to be film-friendly. They have worked with producers from Asia, the Pacific, Europe and North America.
One of New Zealand’s leading film production companies.
A biography from The Encyclopedia of New Zealand.
Entries at DigitalNZ.
is asking for Feature Film (not shorts) Loglines and Synopsis submissions.
This is open to individual writers, directors or producers. 25 Years ago Francis Ford Coppola predicted the rise of the backyard filmmaker, armed with guerilla spirit and digital equipment; they were going to change traditional filmmaking through innovation and guerilla attitude. HEADSTRONG will be looking for kiwi cine-mavericks who want to break down every barrier to tell their unique stories. And Headstrong is here to support them 100% of the way.
A major New Zealand cinema and film distribution chain.
Internet Movie Data Base (IMDB)
New Zealand Films, New Zealand TV programs.
Screen Hub is an online resource for people working in the film and television industries. They provide job listings, event listings and news.
Journals, blogs *
The Lumiere Reader
New Zealand journal dedicated to film criticism and and review.
A boutique production company based in Auckland which offers the international film community a purpose-built production platform with which to launch projects and realise the cinematic splendour of the South Pacific.
Lessfilm Short Film
New Zealand short films on Quicktime from Less Film.
The Lumiere Reader
New Zealand journal dedicated to film criticism and and review. Lumiere Industries is multi-discipline creative umbrella; a collective invested in the production and realisation of art, design, film and new media-related projects.
MacLean, Alison. Alison MacLean
An interview with Alison MacLean.
Music for films *
Helping filmmakers network with independent musicians looking for opportunities to place music in film. They have currently have over 2000+ musicians in their catalog from around the world in a variety of genres. The benefit of this service is that it greatly reduces an indie filmmaker’s budget for music, giving a better overall product..
A New Zealand-based library of royalty free production music and sound effects for film, TV and video with unbeatable pricing and regularly updated content.
National Film Archive, Film Centre, New Zealand.
Historic films, documentaries, early feature films. New Zealand film directors. Established in 1981, the Archive’s kaupapa expresses a unique commitment to collect, protect and project New Zealand’s film and television history.
NZ Cinema, an independent guide to the New Zealand cinema scene.
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.O