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
We certify productions as New Zealand films for tax purposes.
You will require this certification if you are seeking an accelerated deduction under section EJ6 of the Income Tax Act 2007.
A film will be certified as a New Zealand film if it has significant New Zealand content, as determined by the criteria set out in section 18 of the New Zealand Film Commission Act 1978.
There are two stages to the application process:
We provide a copy of all provisional and final certificates to the Inland Revenue Department.
Completed Certification Application Forms and any questions about this process, should be sent to [email protected].