Why New Zealand’s Film Industry Is On The Rise

New Zealand is a country of only 4 million people. And yet, systematically, New Zealand has built a film industry that culminated in its Lord of the Rings success. “This commitment paid off in increased tourism and business creation. It also brought into existence a substantial filmmaking infrastructure: Mr. Jackson has built his own film processing lab and postproduction facility and is about to build a sound stage to service his next production, a remake of “King Kong,” currently scheduled to shoot in Wellington in August.”