Welcome to Screen CanterburyNZ
Explore our world of film, all within close proximity to Ōtautahi Christchurch
Screen CanterburyNZ welcomes all filmmakers, story-tellers and content generators, to the most accessible and diverse film location in the world - all within an hour of our international airport and New Zealand’s newest and second largest city - the Garden City of Christchurch.
We’ve explored every corner of our region for you. If you want to gain access to amazingly unique locations for your next project, we have the keys you’ll need - ready for you to explore with.
We are here to help you capture anything destined for any screen. From the mountains to the sea - from old period buildings, to some of the most modern city architecture on earth. let’s chat about your next film project.
Home to Aoraki Mt Cook
A Thousand Mountains
From the mountains to the sea
Unique Film Diversity
Epic locations in close proximity
One Hour Access
Accessible on any budget
A Thousand Lakes & Beaches
On Location in Canterbury/West Coast
There are always many stories being told in our region on any given day. See some of the current projects being shot as well as the past blockbusters that have utilised the skills of our local crew and featured our stunning backdrop.
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Jeremy Black, head of Christchurch based creative media company Blackbird, has recently received attention for his work on an early bird cam…
New comedy series "Don't be Frank" tells the story of fledging producer Sela who wrangles dodgy director Frank Anthony and his chaotic team …
Creative producer Scott Flyger (Due South Films) is very pleased with the outcome: "we shot the film in just three days with a budget of onl…
Extraordinary times need extraordinary efforts. Ki Studio had to change a commercial production overnight and embarked on a new adventure ca…
30 years in the business and not tired at all - Christchurch based sound mixer Chris Sinclair has an impressive portfolio.
Lockdown blues? Not in the McLean's household. Nick and his wife Angela have been busy creating the mini-series "Anthony's Windows" to suppo…
The Christchurch Mosque shootings last year have changed lives forever. Virginia Wright took on the challenging task to create a documentary…
Covid-19 is the dominant topic right now: the future of the film industries is yet unknown, but now it's the time to prepare, collaborate an…
Yoobee School of Film Making has been helping talented individuals get their start in the industry for 27 years through our legendary South …
Congratulations to Vanessa Wells & Virginia Wright (fiftyone) and Scott Flyger (Alien Drugs Music) for their successful submission to this y…
Congrats to Vanessa Wells for having been selected to join the prestigious FilmUp Mentorship Programme. The programme is a nine-month profes…
Nadia Maxwell has been selected for Script to Screen's Strength in Numbers 2020.
Clayton Tikao is a vastly experienced location manager and scout who has worked on numerous reputed films including "The Hobbit", "Pete's Dr…
Congratulations to Amanda Jenkins who has been selected for Share the Knowledge: Line Producing Course offered by Firefly Films.
Director and writer Gillian Ashurst is collaborating with producers Nadia Maxwell ('Human Traces') and Catherine Fitzgerald ('Bellbird') to …
Christchurch's own Cinematographers are rewarded at this year's NZ Cinematographer Society Awards.
Between the Cracks. Director Tony Simpson is looking forward to shooting his upcoming project, the television mini-series “Between the Crack…
Director and writer Fiona McKenzie and creative producer Scott Flyger of Due South Films have collaborated together to make the short film ‘…