Welcome to Southern New Zealand

The shooting of international television commercials and large budget films has helped build a legacy of expertise in the south of New Zealand. Films like Lord of the Rings, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, Vertical Limit, 10,000 BC and Prince Caspian are testament to the area's scenic diversity and accessibility. Otago and Southland also offer some of the highest concentrations of film and TVC professionals in New Zealand. These companies use the latest equipment and technology to produce a huge range of film, features, television, TVC and stills productions. Southern New Zealand is film-friendly and offers stunning, pristine alpine landscapes, majestic fiords, rocky crags, waterfalls, rivers, beaches, farms, vineyards and historic towns.

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