Story: Arts funding and support

Funding films

The difficulties of getting investors and banks to help fund New Zealand films is outlined in this television news item from 1997. The New Zealand Film Commission's Screen Production Incentive Fund, introduced in 2008, aimed both to give local film-making some financial security and to encourage private sector investment in the industry.

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Martin Durrant, 'Arts funding and support - Changing reasons for government support', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/node/224073 (accessed 9 December 2019)

Story by Martin Durrant, published 22 Oct 2014