Screen Industry Funding

A range of New Zealand government agencies offer funding to the screen industry These are listed below:

Callaghan Innovation

  • funding for business research and development

Creative New Zealand

  • funding for the arts

NZ Film Commission

  • funding for development, short films and feature films
  • funding for industry events, organisations and professional development
  • administration of:
    * NZ Screen Production Grant (NZSPG)
    * official co-productions
    * approval of New Zealand film status for tax and other purposes

NZ On Air

  • production funding for television, music, digital media and community broadcasting
  • some development funding, primarily for drama projects
  • some feature film co-investment

NZ Venture Investment Fund

  • equity investment in innovative New Zealand businesses

Te Mãngai Pãho

  • funding for Mãori television, music and radio programming to support te reo and tikanga Mãori