About Us

Welcome to Filmscouts

We Location Scout and Location Manage 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. We are also quickly coming to terms with Covid-19 and the protocols required to ensure we meet the needs of our clients and to ensure that crew and locations are safe.

Our long form credits consist of the following: Black AF#, Cowboy Bebop,  Dinosaurs of Antartica, Only Cloud Knows, Dynasty Warriors, Adrift, Wrecked, Wrinkle in Time, 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 have an extensive database of images and an extensive 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:

Feng Xiaogang – Brennan Shroff – David Lowery – Road Dog Productions, 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….

New Zealand is a world in one country and coupled with coconut fringed beaches and rain forests of the South Pacific means we can cover numerous looks from Scotland to Africa to Antartica. We are also currently one of the safest places  in the world to shoot so feel free to touch base with us.

Phil Aitken and Clayton Tikao