Posted Tuesday 01 Jun 2010
The Big Idea reports that official figures released recently highlight significant growth in the Wellington region's screen production industry. Statistics New Zealand's Screen Industry Survey Regional Data for 2008/09 shows a 51% increase in Wellington screen production revenue, $531 million up from $352 million the previous year. "Film Wellington is delighted by the survey results," says Delia Shanly, Manager, Film Wellington. "They show that the region's screen production industry has been performing extremely well, even in a tough economic climate. Last year was not an easy year for the industry globally and it's very pleasing that both in the Wellington region and nationally, the industry has continued to grow." Read the story on the Big Idea website for more details.