About Us

Welcome to Filmscouts

We Location Scout and Location Manage throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific.

Filmscouts are location scouts and location managers based in New Zealand.

We find and manage locations for  Features, Streaming content, TV Dramas, TVC’s, and Stills Shoots.

We have worked on a number of long form projects; Cowboy Bebop, Dynasty Warriors, Adrift, Pete’s Dragon, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon : Sword of Destiny, Ash vs Evil Dead, The Hobbit, Alien’s 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 are lucky that we work in a country that can cover numerous looks from Scotland to Antarctica and everything in-between.

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

Filmscouts have worked with the following Directors:

David Lowery – Road Dog Productions, Woo-Ping Yuen – The Weinstein Company, Steve Roger – Revolver, Akira Nagai – Tohokushinsha, Rocky Morton – MJZ, Hamish Rothwell – Goodoil Films, Kwang Sup Min – Blue Whale, Dom Bridges – Mustard Film, Stuart Rideout – RSA Films, Dougal Wilson – Blink Films, Simon Neal – Another Film Company, Garth Davis – Exit Films, Robert Logevall – Frankmedia, Melanie Bridge – The Sweetshop, Paul Middleditch – Plaza Films, Kevin Denholm – Exposure, Noah Marshall – The Sweetshop, Vincent Ward – Vincent Ward Films, Derin Seale – Finch, Tim Bullock – Scoundrel Films. And many more….


Phil Aitken  & Clayton Tikao