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About Screen CanterburyNZ

The Canterbury Regional Film Office’s main role is to coordinate with production companies to gain the necessary approvals and/or information from relevant members of the local community, local government and impacted stakeholders.

We can help with:

  • Providing information and assistance relating to filming in Christchurch and Canterbury
  • Ensuring a quick turnaround for approvals
  • Coordinating with the City and local bodies to issue permits for the use of public land
  • Providing an advocacy service for the screen production industry
  • Providing contacts and liaison with a range of local services
  • Co-ordinating the assistance of local authorities, permits and location scouts to provide a seamless production experience across a diverse range of locations.

Screen permit pre-application form

The purpose of this application is to assess if you need to apply for a permit

 ** If you have any questions regarding the Screen Permit Pre-application form please get in touch: Bree Loverich, Acting Film Office Manager