New Zealand moves from Alert Level 3 to Alert Level 2 at
11.59pm on Wednesday 13 May 2020. By definition, Alert
Level 2 is a ‘Reduce’ phase which means ‘the disease
is contained, but the risk of community transmission
remains.’ For the screen sector this means work can
commence on productions of all scale, provided all steps are
taken to eliminate or minimize the possibility of exposure
This section contains key guidelines and information for all
people working in the New Zealand screen production
industry, both domestic and international. These are
recommended standards based on industry best practice. If
you have any concerns regarding the implementation of these
guidelines on your production please contact your affiliated
guild or industry organisation.
New Zealand has a world-class reputation as a filming
location. It offers spectacular scenery, highly skilled
crews and an established support network for New Zealand and
non-New Zealand screen production companies. This section
contains information that supports local and international
productions to succeed.
Research on various aspects of Screen Production is
regularly undertaken. This section collates research
relating to screen production projects or the professionals
who create them.
One of the core responsilbilities SPADA holds is to advocate
for a productive and sustainable screen production industry
in New Zealand. This section includes statements of action
and submissions carried out by SPADA on behalf of our
members and the broader industry.