The pool of acting talent in New Zealand includes experienced professional drama actors, models and extras. The ethnicity of the cast available reflects the demographics of the country – most are of European, Maori or Polynesian origin, but with Asian, Black and Hispanic talent also available.
Minimum industry rates and working conditions have been negotiated with Actors’ Equity. By international standards rates are competitive and terms flexible.
Big Pictures works with a number of experienced casting agents in New Zealand and Australia who can provide estimates for talent fees at the budgeting stage.