From directors and production managers to casting, sound and lighting, Canterbury has a diverse range of highly skilled crew to meet your needs.
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Local cast and crews
Our local film crews generally work under individual contracts on a project basis. Most are non-unionised, self-employed and/or independent contractors. However, on long-term productions they may be treated as employees.
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International cast and crews
All your international film crew members will need working visas in New Zealand, unless they’re an Australian permanent resident or citizen.
Your New Zealand line producer or production support person can help you manage employment and immigration obligations.
Find out more about working visas.
Tourist visas and visa waivers
You can undertake location scouting, business visits or feasibility studies on a tourist visa or, where applicable, under a visa waiver agreement. New Zealand has agreements established with many countries for stays of up to three months.