The Data Book, New Zealand’s comprehensive film, television and video industry directory.


If you are in any way involved in the film, TV and video industries – The Data Book is your indispensable guide. The Data Book has printed and online versions in 300 categories. The printed version has been published since 1988 and the online version has been live since 2000, allowing users worldwide to search across the breadth and depth of New Zealand talent.


The printed Data Book is published annually, in July, and has three sections Aotearoa/New Zealand, Industry Organisations and Listings.


The Aotearoa/New Zealand section is about the land, people and the country as a filming location. It outlines relevant policies and regulations and gives users a guide to industry organisations and resources.


The Industry Organisations section includes contact details of the funding bodies, guilds, resources and services to the industry.


The Listings section gives contact details and credentials for people and companies in the film, television and video industries.