Supporting New Zealand filmmaking
Developing screen business
Getting Filmmakers to Festivals and Markets
Set your calendar
What we funded in the past
Helping filmmakers get ahead
Developing your craft
Getting started in filmmaking
Supporting diverse voices
Getting your film to its audience
Taking your film overseas
Who is watching New Zealand films
Protecting your work
Funding for distribution and festivals
Partnering with offshore filmmakers
Financial support for filming in NZ in 2017
Financial support for filming in NZ from 2015
Practical advice for filming in New Zealand
How to qualify as an NZ film
This fund is designed to support dramatic feature projects that are at an advanced stage and approaching market readiness.
The identification of audience, packaging, and the potential for marketing the film to that audience are particularly important at this stage.
You must have a production ready script, a clear vision for your project and a plan for financing production. Read the Development Financing Guidelines below for more information.
Applications are considered by NZFC senior managers, the development team and external industry professionals. You'll be contacted as soon as a decision has been made.
Please read the Development Financing Guidelines and download the application form below. If you have any questions please email [email protected]