GFS offers business solutions across three areas, within the screen sector and beyond.

Protecting the health, safety and security of your people, workplace and assets.

Delivering the full spectrum of production services for films, series, episodes or locations.

Explore Production

Original content that moves, enlightens and entertains.

Explore Content

On-demand services, training and inspiration for individuals and businesses.

Tracking and monitoring you or your team’s safety, anywhere in the world.

Explore OverWatch™

Training and education in risk management, and for risk managers.

Explore Academy

Bite sized videos full of real people, true stories and chewy ideas.

Explore Spotlight
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Filming in New Zealand

Unique filming locations, skilled crews and generous government incentives make New Zealand a great place for your production or project.

Talk to us about New Zealand

Key Information

Entry

The New Zealand border is currently closed to all travelers except returning New Zealanders and critical workers. We are available to assist productions with applying for critical worker exemptions.

Incentives

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).

 

Locations

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.

 

Logistics

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.

Case Studies

Gordon Ramsay Uncharted (2019–)

Assisting Chef Gordon Ramsay on a culinary adventure across the globe, GFS provided production services, executive protection, and safety and medical risk management in various locations.

Shark Week (1988–)

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.