Advocating for a better Screen Industry for all
NZCS is the dedicated voice for cinematographers and camera technicians in the policy-making space in Aotearoa New Zealand – this is where the legislation, policies, and funding decisions that impact how we make our living are designed and implemented.
As individuals there is no way for us to help shape this policy but as a united group we can contribute to this process. There is power in numbers and knowledge. United, we're stronger. Informed, we're smarter.
As a result, some of our core business is to advocate as a strategic partner in advocating and building relationships with government, the screen sector and related communities. We do so by:
NZCS is leaning towards making a greater contribution to policy formulation. Without our work, cinematographers' needs and priorities would not be represented, and the policies that resulted would not reflect or enhance our interests. If you want to know what NZCS is doing for YOU today and what we want to do in the future, you can read the recent submission we made on the NZSPR below.
The New Zealand Screen Production Rebate (NZSPR)