Story: Screen industry

US producer Rob Tapert

The growth of the New Zealand film industry has been strongly underpinned by ‘runaway’ productions – US films or television shows intended for the American market but filmed overseas. In this interview United States producer Rob Tapert explains how he came to use New Zealand as a location.

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Reference: Screentalk, Rob Tapert

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Megan Cook, 'Screen industry - Screen industry growth, 1970s to 1990s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 January 2022)

Story by Megan Cook, published 22 Oct 2014