Screen Industry Survey

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Abstract

The Screen Industry Survey measures the size and shape of the New Zealand screen industry, and the range of activities involved in it. The survey is a census of all businesses and individuals within the target population, which is defined as all economically significant New Zealand businesses involved in any screen industry activity. The activities include film and television production, post-production services, motion picture distribution, film exhibition, and television broadcasting. The survey is run annually and is posted out in August to approximately 3200 respondents. There is one main publication produced from the survey, which is the Information Release. The survey has been run since 2005, with a number of changes in methodology and questionnaire design made over that time.

Purpose

The purpose of the survey is to construct a set of comprehensive, official statistics on the New Zealand screen industry. The data collected will assist the development of government funding and legislation, and enable policy implementation to be monitored over time. The data also enables industry bodies, such as Film New Zealand, to promote the New Zealand screen industry to international markets.

Citation Information

Title

Screen Industry Survey

Alternate Title

SIS

Creator

Business Performance team

Publisher

Stats NZ

Rights

Stats NZ

Coverage Information

Temporal Coverage

  • 2004 to present

Topical Coverage

  • Production
  • Post-production
  • Broadcasting
  • Distribution
  • Exhibition
  • Wages and Salaries
  • Film
  • Movie
  • Television
  • TV
  • Commercials
  • Co-production
  • Production
  • Post-production
  • Broadcasting
  • Distribution
  • Exhibition
  • Cinema
  • Wages and Salaries
  • Employment

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Frequency

4 Annual

Significant events impacting this study series

This series has been affected by ongoing development of the questionnaire and process changes to methods of population selection and stratification.

Main users of the data

Government agencies and industry bodies whose decisions are affected by the performance of the New Zealand screen industry.

Usage and limitations of the data

Data may be used for policy, funding and business decisions. This survey does not account for the relationships between businesses in the industry. In an industry with many contracting and sub-contracting relationships there is a high likelihood of double counting in the totals.

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