Christchurch is well recognised as a great place for filmmakers. It is one of the most picturesque cities in the world and we have a proven history of spectacular filmmaking in our region.

Canterbury's regional film office is currently managed out of Christchurch City Council's Events Development Team. 

Contact them on (03) 941 8999 or email

Film-friendly Christchurch

Council has a film-friendly policy to help filmmaking projects in our city.

Apply for approval to film

Apply for approval to film before you arrive in Christchurch.