Film and television

Statistics about film and television report on businesses involved in the screen industry. Find information from the Screen Industry Survey about:

  • production and post-production activities
  • film and video distribution
  • film exhibition
  • television broadcasting.

Information releases

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Screen Industry Survey 
Information from an annual census of all businesses involved in the screen industry. Find details about the industry's contribution to our economy, its potential for growth, and what limits growth.


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Screen industry in New Zealand: National and regional tables 2010 
Tables about film and television at both national and regional levels. 'Region' relates to a business's main location.

Reports and articles

Explore information we've gathered from research and analysis.

Screen industry delivers $3 billion blockbuster (published 2013)
Article from 2012 Yearbook that shows the screen industry's milestones that year.

Wider lens brings screen employees into focus (published 2012)
Article introducing a new experimental data series for measuring employment in our screen industry. Learn why we need a new measure, and key outcomes.

Government spending on culture 1990–1999 (published 2000)

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Information about data

Get technical information such as classifications used, survey design, or a glossary of statistical terms.

Screen industry survey 
Details about the survey's purpose, who it covers, and how information is used.