Browse through our library of supporting information, application guidelines and forms, and guidance for Co-productions and International Productions.
We offer financial assistance to domestic distributors of independent New Zealand feature films to help maximise the New Zealand domestic theatrical audience.
Read these helpful guidelines to assist you.
This directory provides details of companies interested in the distribution of independent film in New Zealand. It also includes titles they have recently distributed here.
This application for a Provisional Certificate should be read in conjunction with the New Zealand Screen Prodcution Grant (NZSPG) criteria for international productions dated 1 August 2015.
This document is a summary of the changes made to the Fresh Shorts model in May 2016.
Use this form to register for the New Zealand Screen Production Grant (NZSPG) - New Zealand under the 1 July 2017 criteria.
The Feature Film Finishing Grant helps independent filmmakers to finish their fims so they are ready to be seen by cinema audiences.
Read these helpful guidelines before applying for a Feature Film Finishing Grant.
Are you marketing a short film? This guide will help you maximise its reach of your short film by providing festival, online and marketplace guidance.
This guide is only an introduction rather than a comprehensive manual.
Use this template to log cast & crew travel for your NZSPG application.
These FAQs (Frequently-asked-questions) relate to the New Zealand Screen Production Grant (NZSPG) for International Productions under the 1 August 2015 criteria.
This flowchart gives you a visual overview of the New Zealand Screen Production Grant - International under the July 1 2017 criteria.
This document provides an overview template for your Fresh Shorts application.
These guidelines provide information for both early and advanced development. Read these guidelines carefully as they will help you deliver the strongest application possible.
This information sheet will help you find out what we mean by 'significant New Zealand content'.
This document sets out the eligibility criteria for the New Zealand Screen Production Grant for New Zealand Productions and outlines the application process.
This document provides an overview of the New Zealand Screen Production Grant and criteria for New Zealand productions and official co-productions.
Use this budget template if you are applying for Boost and attach it to your application.
This is the application form for a Provision Certificate for the NZSPG - International Productions 1 July 2017 Criteria.
Use this form if you are applying for provisional approval as an official co-production or for provisional New Zealand film certification.
To help producers reduce the risk of piracy, we have developed guidelines that must be implemented in the post production of a feature film funded by the Film Commission.
This document provides an overview of the New Zealand Screen Production Grant (NZSPG) - International under the August 1 2015 criteria.
Japanese language version.
Do you really want to make your Fresh Shorts application shine? Here are some helpful tips.
This is the application form for the NZSPG - New Zealand Provisional.
Are you applying for a Feature Film Finishing Grant? Use this form and checklist.
This is a sample of a short film script - Choice Night (content may offend).
This document sets out the eligibility for the New Zealand Screen Production Grant for International Productions under the 1 August 2015 criteria and outlines the application process.
FAQs (frequently-asked questions) regarding the New Zealand Screen Production Grant (NZSPG) for New Zealand and co-productions under the 1 August 2015 criteria.
This is the project slate template for Boost applicants.
The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) is considered one of the the most important documentary festivals in the world. It is also, in terms of visitors, the largest.
The Cannes Film Festival is the world's most famous film festival.
The Film Commission regularly conducts research on the films they fund. The audience research below profiles the audiences for New Zealand films and investigates what drives audiences to cinemas.
Are you studying a New Zealand film at school? We have created school study guides for some films we have funded.
These study guides can be used in conjunction with NCEA requirements.
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