Budget 2017: $303.9m for New Zealand Screen grants

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Minister of Arts and Culture

Headline: Budget 2017: $303.9m for New Zealand Screen grants

Simon Bridges | Arts, Culture and Heritage

Budget 2017 will see $303.9 million allocated to support the continuation of the New Zealand screen industry production grants, both globally and domestically, say Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry.

This includes $222 million over four years and $18 million in 2016/17 for the International Screen Production Grant to bring international productions to New Zealand.

Up to $63.9 million over four years remains available to ensure the domestic component of the grant continues.

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