About Screen Wellington

Screen Wellington is your one-stop-shop for free help and advice on filming, permitting, location scouting, local industry, and business support

As the region's film office, Screen Wellington can help you with all things screen, whether you’re a local or international production company interested in shooting in Wellington or a creative business looking at establishing yourself in the capital.

Wellington is recognised as a region of film talent, experience and innovation and was awarded the prestigious title of UNESCO City of Film in 2019. Screen Wellington is helping to elevate our region’s cinematic storytellers and bring an array of cultural screen experiences to the people of Wellington.

Meet the team

Screen Wellington not only facilitates film permits, but our staff can help you to secure studio space, establish connections with post-production, VFX and mixing facilities or suggest potential locations.

Tanya Black

Screen Wellington Manager
With a background in factual television and humanitarian journalism, Tanya is focused on enabling the screen sector to thrive and grow our reputation as a UNESCO City of Film and film-friendly region. Email Tanya

Mark Westerby

Head of Attraction
Mark brings 20 years' experience working in Wellington’s screen sector as a creative producer and is focused on attracting international and domestic screen projects to Wellington. Email Mark

Frankie Finnigan

Screen Facilitation Specialist
Frankie uses her industry knowledge to support filming in the Wellington region and is the key point of contact for all permitting and location inquiries. Email Frankie

Wellington Regional Screen Sector Strategy

Wellington's screen and creative technology sectors offer a significant opportunity for the region. This five-year screen sector strategy aims to guide the Wellington regional screen sector to further develop the industry, taking advantage of opportunities and addressing challenges to create a more sustainable, collaborative and diverse industry.

Download the Strategy