New Zealand is now open to all travelers and productions holding applicable visas and permits. Covid-19 vaccinations and pre-departure tests are no longer requirements to enter the country.
The New Zealand Screen Production Grant (NZSPG) provides eligible international productions with access to a cash rebate equivalent to up to 40% of Qualifying New Zealand Production Expenditure (QNZPE).
New Zealand is home to wide range of locations including snow-capped mountains, vast countryside and sweeping coastlines. It has previously doubled for locations across USA, UK, Asia and Europe.
Crew & Services
After years of international productions using New Zealand as a filming hub, the country is established with sophisticated production infrastructure and talented crew.
New Zealand's locations are easy-to-access with the country being well connected by air, land, and water transport network.
Hospitality & Travel
New Zealand has a welcoming culture, with a reputation for ingenuity and innovation which shines through in its world class hospitality. There are five international airports throughout the country.
GFS worked alongside series producer Left/Right to provide security, safety, medical and production services on Season 5 of Ride with Norman Reedus, filmed in New Zealand.
GFS has provided risk management and production services for Shark Week, Discovery Channel’s annual week-long programming block dedicated solely to shark, for the past 15 years.