James Cameron will make his next three “Avatar” films for 20th Century Fox in New Zealand. Cameron said he expects the films to be released on the previously announced dates of December 2016, …
New Zealand is to increase its financial incentives for international and local films and merge its two main subsidy pools into a uncapped new fund.
Producer, Dave Gibson has been appointed as the chief executive of the New Zealand Film Commission.
Scandi giant TrustNordisk has picked up international sales rights to Virginia Heath's feature debut “Mystery Ride,” a thriller toplining Kelly Reilly (“Flight”), Sam Neill (“A Long Way Down”) and…
"White Lies" is New Zealand's official submission to the foreign-language race at the upcoming Oscars, it was announced at the Toronto film festival, where it screens Monday. The Maori-language…
This month New Zealand shingle Libertine Pictures kicks open its doors with ambitious plans for the country's film and TV sector. Kiwi producers Richard Fletcher (pictured) and Paul Davis have teamed…
New Zealand may be one of the top territories successfully luring big-budget productions, but the rest of its film and TV sector is firing on all cylinders as well. For the first time, the industry's…
Syfy is adding another international property to its crop of shows. The NBCU cabler has acquired the first two seasons of New Zealand series “The Almighty Johnsons” from distributor All3Media…
With 'The Hobbit' now in the can New Zealand seeks further 'runaway productions' by loosening rules for two grant schemes.
HONG KONG — Elijah Wood-starring slasher movie "Maniac" has been banned from theatrical and DVD release in New Zealand. The Kiwi authorities said the first person perspective of the U.S.-French film…