The Collective Force is a boutique production and artist management company based in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Our primary focus is the representation of a meticulously curated ensemble of creative talents, active both domestically and internationally, offering a suite of specialized services encompassing photography, content creation, and video production. Established by the visionary Christina Force in 1991, our company prides itself on maintaining a forward-thinking approach within the ever-evolving content landscape. The Collective Force has consistently pioneered new frontiers as a production hub, operating prominently throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
Distinguishing us is our bespoke approach to client collaboration. We foster in-depth connections with our clientele and partners, guaranteeing a seamless alignment with the diverse demands of each project. Our comprehensive range of services spans artist management, client service, budgetary negotiation, location scouting and permitting, casting, art department, styling, on-set production, post-production, and the comprehensive spectrum of production services. Regardless of the project's scale, we're equipped to handle it with finesse.
Our offering extends to an office situated within one of Auckland's premier studio facilities, Common Space Studio, centrally poised to optimize operational efficiency.
Irrespective of the medium at hand, our enduring commitment lies in the cultivation and execution of exceptional creative concepts. If you have a project in mind, we invite you to explore the potential of a partnership with The Collective Force.
Representing a roster of New Zealand's top Photographers whose work span across advertising, portraiture, landscape, food, lifestyle, fashion, beauty, product, studio, aerial and automotive. Our talented Artists are often sought after by agencies, creatives and direct clients, producing some of the best work in the current market.
With a list of artists that include Directors and Videographers we can bring to life your motion and content briefs. With a tailored approach to each brief, catering from those smaller more nimble content requirements to larger scale TVC campaigns.
Production & Line Production
We have a full comprehensive production offering which can be applied to all jobs. New Zealand is a diverse backdrop to inspire many creative briefs, harvesting a broad range of landscapes from urban to baron vistas, stunning white or black sand beaches to awe inspiring snow capped mountains down south. Our production services range from crew bookings & management to regional travel arrangements, location facilitation, permitting, insurances to talent & styling — and everything in between.
No matter how big or small your project is, we have a talented team of Producers that are able to assist with all things production. Our Production offering can be scaled accordingly, our approach is nimble and flexible, priding ourselves on delivering the right solution for each brief.
North or South Island, east coast or west coast, as part of our Line Production offering we often help facilitate any offshore client. This includes detailed planning, budgeting, and overseeing of all physical and logistical aspects of a production.
On Set Production
With a team of talented Producers we cover all aspects of production such as pre-production, time management, talent management, catering, logistics, client relations, post-production, Health & Safety and much more.
Having long standing relationships with all the top model and talent agencies both locally and offshore, we can facilitate all casting requirements to fit any brief and number of talent. Our casting services include still and video capture in a bespoke studio environment, we cast adult talent, models, actors, street talent as well children and animals. No matter what your talent requirements are, we will assist and find you the perfect talent for your creative project.
Location Scouting & Permitting
With a large portfolio of public and private locations and trusted industry relationships with all the best Location Scouts and Location Managers in New Zealand we can help you find the perfect location for your shoot.
Art Department & Props
Always placing a high emphasis on the visual we can call on a talented pool of freelance Art Department and Prop Stylists covering all Art Department requirements from props sourcing to full set build. By selecting the best talent for each brief we pride ourselves on pairing the perfect stylist to each job, ensuring your project gets the strongest team possible to deliver the best visual.
Set Design & Set Build
Leveraging the industries top Set Builders and Art Directors we strive for great results no matter the size of your set design. Offering a bespoke approach to every job, complete with budget friendly options and alternatives depending on your brief.
With a freelance roster of talented wardrobe stylists that we work with on a regular basis, ensuring the perfect partnership and pairing to elevate your visual. As part of our offering we also include a multi stage styling approach, sharing ideas and moodboards if required for approval before sourcing commences so that you are reassured throughout the creative process.
All Crew Bookings
Whether your shoot requires limited crew only or you require a larger scale solution, we have all the freelance crew you need. Crew bookings can include, but are not limited to, Director, DOP, 1st AC, Gaffer, LX Assist, Grip, Sound, DIT, Drone Pilot, Traffic Management, Vehicle Wrangler, Art Department, Wardrobe, Prop Stylist, Food Stylist, Hair & Makeup, Nail Artists, Animal Wranglers and much more.
We have a large in-house studio facility located centrally in Newton Rd, Auckland called Common Space Studio. Available for all pre-production, casting, fittings and shoots, hired for any studio requirements and available for dry hire and events. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you wish to book the studio for any of your requirements whether or not you are working with The Collective Force on a project, open and available to all local and offshore production companies.
We have a large variety of trusted catering suppliers and pride ourselves on healthy, hearty, delicious catering options. Food and the satisfaction of our crew and clients on set is paramount so we ensure it’s considered accordingly along with all dietaries and allergies.
As a full-service Production house we also manage the post-production if required, including retouching with local and offshore suppliers. We have a team of trusted retouchers including CGI and AI. If it's a simple grade you are after, or a full-service retouching to the highest conceptual level we can cater our approach dependant on your specific project needs.
As a full-service Production house we can also manage the post-production of all motion and content. We have a team of trusted suppliers that can be scaled accordingly. Our video post production can include Offline, Grade, Online, VFX, Sound, etc.