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Film Venture Taranaki actively works at creating financial interventions for film-makers to assist with filming projects within the region.

New Zealand's Large Budget Screen Production Grant

Effective from July 16, 2007, under the Large Budget Screen Production Grant (the Grant) scheme, an eligible project will be granted a sum totaling 15% (previously 12.5%) of the Qualifying New Zealand Production Expenditure (QNZPE), provided the production spends a minimum of NZ$15 million QNZPE.

Further details are available at: http://www.filmnz.com/financial-incentives

Film Venture Taranaki is operated by the Venture Taranaki Trust, a regional development agency funded by the New Plymouth City District Council, Industry NZ, South Taranaki District Council and the Taranaki Electricity Trust.

Building Tomorrows Taranaki is our aim, and providing a film friendly environment is part of that objective. We are passionate about our province and consider ourselves to be can do people who respond to a challenge. Our aim is to place Taranaki on the Film making map and to build the infrastructure to support that promise.

In a short time Venture Taranaki has gained an enviable reputation globally amongst regional development organisation, for our professionalism, innovation and resourcefulness. These characteristics we are implanting into the Film Venture as well.

• Locations scouting
• Locations Database
• Local database Crew, Facilities
• Client hosting
• Client recces/scouts
• Assist permitting
• Iwi liaison
• Researching studio/warehousing
• Accommodation and services
• Regional education visits and talks

Our Misson Statement is 'To Place Taranaki Firmly on the New Zealand Film Making Map'.


Photo: Paul Holmes interviews Edward Zwick, director of The Last Samurai in New Plymouth.

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