Your home of filmmaking in the Waikato

The Waikato Film Hub is your source of information for filming in the wonderfully diverse Waikato region of New Zealand.

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We want to show off the best filmmaking talent the Waikato has to offer! Whether you’re an experienced director or producer, or just starting out, the Filmmakers Directory will be the place for you to advertise your film industry experience and skills for hire.

News & Events

Whether it’s showcasing local films and filmmakers, hosting industry events, or keeping up with news for local filmmakers, Waikato Film Hub has you covered.  

View our current and previous events and catch up on local filmmaking news.

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Workshops & Education

From industry talks with writers, directors, and producers, to experimental film workshops, the Waikato Film Hub offers a range of opportunities to enhance your skills and network with other filmmakers. Events are often heavily subsidised to make it more accessible to the community. 

Learn more about our interactive workshops, industry talks, internships, and projects.

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We publish a newsletter, press releases, event information and reminders of submission and registration deadlines for a range of film related events.

To stay connected and find out what’s coming up next, sign up to our email newsletter and follow us on Facebook for more information.


Waikato Film Hub content and events require people on the ground in order to achieve success. The Hub calls on volunteers to help run and/or coordinate events. Many of our volunteers (including members of the board) are indie film-makers themselves, or have a passion for films and filmmaking. 

Contact us to find out more about volunteering with the Waikato Film Hub Trust.