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New Zealand, known for "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies, has grown into a major production hub. Studios such as Peter Jackson's Park Road Post Prod. and vfx house Weta Digital…
Chicago-based MPI Media Group and the New Zealand Film Commission have partnered to finance and produce a slate of films for New Zealand's 'Lower Budget Feature Films' program. The goal is to create…
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The New Zealand and China governments have signed a television industry co-production agreement. The bilateral deal was signed in Wellington New Zealand, by China's Cai Fuchao, minister at the State…
New Zealand has selected Maori-language “The Dead Lands” as its entry in the Oscar foreign-language race. Toa Fraser’s film centers around a Maori chieftain’s teenage son, who must avenge his…
Local on screen and scripting component grows as series qualifies for production grants
Drama to shoot in New Zealand from September.
Occasionally, a lack of resources breeds ingenuity, and so it is with "The Almighty Johnsons," a Syfy import from New Zealand. The out-there premise — four brothers, each of whom, upon his 21st…
Peter Hewitt to helm teen fantasy for Hyde Park .
'Green Destiny' to star Michelle Yeoh, Donnie Yen
The New Zealand Film Commission is to end its role as sales agent with effect from the end of the month.