About Us

Welcome to Filmscouts

We offer our services as Location Scouts and (Supervising) Location Managers throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific for Feature Films, Feature Documentaries, Episodic TV,  TV Commercials, Streaming TV,  Stills Shoots and Events.

Our experience is extensive but we’re always open to new locations and new ideas.

Our long form credits consist of the following:

No Exit, Cowboy Bebop,  Dinosaurs of Antarctica, Only Cloud Knows, Don't Make Me Go, Dynasty Warriors, Adrift, Wrecked, Wrinkle in Time, Pete’s Dragon, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon – Sword of Destiny, #blackaf, Ash vs Evil Dead, The Hobbit, Aliens in the Attic, Bridge to Terabithia, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Yogi Bear, Sylvia, Power Rangers, Legend of the Seeker, Mataku and When We Go to War.

We have worked on hundreds of TV Commercials for products such as; Nikon, Citizen Watches, TJ Maxx, John Lewis Department Store, Halifax Bank, Stella Artois, Toyota, Hyundai, Westpac Bank, Kirin Beer, Tiger Beer, Coke, MasterCard, Honda & Nestle to name a few.

We have an extensive database of images and a comprehensive knowledge of New Zealand and Fiji. Take a look at our location gallery for a representative sample of what New Zealand and the South Pacific has to offer.

Filmscouts have worked with the following Directors:

Damien Power, Josh Frizzell, Feng Xiaogang, Brennan Shroff, David Lowery, Steve Roger, Akira Nagai, Rocky Morton, Hamish Rothwell, Kwang Sup Min, Dom Bridges, Stuart Rideout, Dougal Wilson, Simon Neal, Garth Davis, Robert Logevall, Melanie Bridge, Paul Middleditch, Kevin Denholm, Noah Marshall, Vincent Ward, Derin Seal, Tim Bullock and many more….

New Zealand is a world in one country and coupled with the South Pacific's coconut-fringed beaches and rain forests, means we can cover numerous looks from Scotland to Africa to Antarctica.

Phil Aitken and Clayton Tikao

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Location Scouting & Location Management