Call goes out for accommodation and film extras

An as yet unnamed film production is due to be filmed in the Maniototo. Photo: Getty Images
An as yet unnamed film production is due to be filmed in the Maniototo. Photo: Getty Images
A film shoot in the Maniototo has prompted an appeal for extras and accommodation for the production.

Details of the film remain unclear, however a post on the Maniototos Burn Facebook page last week said it was to be shot in the Ida Valley area between January 27 and March 4, next year.

Extras are needed for the film and seasonal worker roles are available for a range of ethnicities including Polish, Irish, Italian, European and Mexican, the post said.

The film was set in the United States during the 1920s.

A spokeswoman for the production did not respond to requests for comment.

Last month, Maniototos Burn shared a request from New Zealand film producers, asking residents for accommodation for crew. It said "big numbers" and "VIP cast members" would need housing.

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