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Funding Overview

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Find out what we fund and how to apply and what we have funded in the past.

  • What We Fund

    The New Zealand Film Commission provides grants, loans, and equity investments to New Zealand filmmakers and businesses to assist in the development and production of feature films and short films.

  • How To Apply

    You will be able to apply for funding from the New Zealand Film Commission if you are a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or a business registered in New Zealand.

  • Past Funding Decisions

    Looking at how we have funded films on their journey to production helps you to see how films get funded and the various ways we support filmmakers. 

  • Other Funding Opportunities

    We invest in just about every stage of filmmaking. However, your project may also be eligible for funds from other organisations or be better suited to other mediums such as online or television.

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