Resources

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Codes of Practice / Guidelines

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 us, or the appropriate Guild or industry organisation.
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COVID-19 Health & Safety Standard and Protocols

New Zealand is currently at Alert Level 1.
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Filming in New Zealand

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.
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SPADA Masterclass Series (WATCH NOW)

The SPADA Masterclass Series 2020 - 2021 will play host to a range of discussions with industry experts which focus on a different aspect of producing in each session. Taking place during a year of ongoing challenges and change, each of the Masterclasses in the series will remain as accessible as possible by being delivered online, and made available free of charge to SPADA members and non-members alike.
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Emerging Filmmakers Resource

SPADA has created the Emerging Filmmakers Resource to help support writers and directors to connect with producers for collaborations and screen projects.
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NZ Broadcast Commissioners List

SPADA has compiled the *New Zealand Broadcast Commissioners List* to help guide producers towards the best point of contact for their project’s needs. 
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SPADA Submissions

SPADA advocates on behalf of its members for a productive and sustainable screen production industry in New Zealand; which means it is involved in making submissions, providing feedback and opinion on an extraordinary range of policy, legislation and guidelines.  From the Policing Bill to the GAT Negotiations, to Documentary Funding to Online Rights.  Here is a snapshot of the work over the last 20 years:
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Research

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. 
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