Essential information

Supporting resources

Feature Film Post Production Investment helps exciting projects to get over the finishing line.

What we fund

Post production financing to help finish films for the big screen.

This is in the form of equity investment up to $500,000 (although it is unlikely that funding will be to that amount).

Who can apply

Filmmakers with:

  • A film project with significant New Zealand content
  • An experienced New Zealand producer working on the project
  • New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency.

When to apply

Applications close at 1pm on the following deadlines:

  • Monday, 20 February 2023
  • Monday, 24 April 2023
  • Monday, 19 June 2023
  • Monday, 14 August 2023
  • Monday, 9 October 2023

How to apply

Please read Feature Film Post Production Financing Guidelines and Terms of Trade before registering for an account to apply online at The person applying should be your lead producer. 

Apply now

Before you apply, discuss your project with the production team:

What you need

  • Creative material – including synopsis and copies of the film
  • Finance plan and recoupment
  • Audience engagement plan
  • Budget and schedule
  • Key personnel – bios of key people
  • Information about any projects you have with the Film Commission
Project type
Project stage
New Zealand Filmmakers
Funding type
Equity Investment
Last updated: 
Thursday, 12 January 2023