Browse through our library of supporting information, application guidelines and forms, and guidance for Co-productions and International Productions.
We support the production of feature films at all budget levels and in all genres.
Founded in 1932, the Venice Film Festival is the world's oldest film festival.
What are the latest trends in media content? Find out in the Film Commission's report on Cinema and Media Trends.
Sundance is one of the world's most famous festivals for independent movies.
The annual Cannes Cinéfondation Résidence du Festival welcomes 12 young filmmakers from around the world who are working on their first or second feature film.
“I have a great idea for a film – where do I go from here?”
The Toronto International Film Festival is a key festival for launching independent productions.
Want to know how New Zealand feature films do at the box office? See below for statistics on New Zealand feature films and their New Zealand box office receipts in the year of release.
Rotterdam has become a crucial festival for bold international cinema. An annual festival of indie and innovative films from around the world, Rotterdam also includes the CineMart co-production market for new work.
The MIFF (Melbourne International Film Festival) Accelerator programme is an intensive director development programme aimed at short film directors who are seeking to transition to feature filmmaking.
Creative filmmaking is a practical business. On this page you can find some practical advice for producing a successful film.
The Busan International Film Festival is Asia's largest film festival.
The Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) is one of the world’s top film festivals. It takes place every February and is home to a wide range of film screenings and industry events.
Berlinale Talents (formerly Berlinale Talent Campus) is an annual six-day creative summit for up-and-coming filmmakers. It runs alongside the Berlin International Film Festival.
Are you a new filmmaker? Here are some tips for scriptwriting, film production, distribution and marketing.
A successful commercial film release can be as much about commerce as it is about art.
The American Film Market is a pivotal destination for independent film companies and businesspeople from all over the world. It is held each year in Santa Monica at the beginning of November.
Hot Docs is North America's largest documentary film festival and conference.
The Film Commission encourages private investment being made available to New Zealand productions. This information sheet outlines the terms of private investment that we find acceptable.
Piracy is damaging the film industry worldwide.
Clemont-Ferrand in France is one of the world's leading short film festivals.
This is the New Zealand Film Commission's Annual Report for 2007/08.
This is the New Zealand Film Commission's Annual Report for 2008/09.
This is the New Zealand Film Commission's Annual Report for 2009/10.
This is the New Zealand Film Commission's Annual Report for 2010/11.
This is the New Zealand Film Commission's Annual Report for 2011/12.
This is the New Zealand Film Commission's Statement of Intent for the years 2012-2015.
This is the New Zealand Film Commission's Annual Report for 2012/13.
This is the New Zealand Film Commission's Statement of Intent for the years 2013-2016
This is the New Zealand Film Commission's Annual Report for 2013/14.
This is the New Zealand Film Commission's Statement of Intent 2014-2018.
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