Real Pictures is a leading Christchurch & Canterbury South Island NZ video production company, providing high quality video production services.

From concept to creation, we​ work with you to deliver your​ video message with flair and imagination, effectively​​ commanding your audience’s attention and providing the​ best possible results at competitive rates.​​​An experienced industry professional, John Spurdle is the owner/operator of Real Pictures. John has worked on feature films; produced and directed broadcast documentaries; worked as a cameraman and director for TVNZ and as a budget consultant for the New Zealand Film Commission.

What our Clients say

Meridian Agribusiness“It was great working with John – he listened to our brief  and gave us exactly what we wanted – and more. These​​ videos continue to be a hit!”​​​​​

Natasha King​​​​​​​
National Agribusiness Manager​​​​​
Meridian Energy Ltd

Foundation Foods“I don’t have much faith with the ability of people these​​ days, and I didn’t give John much to go on and he went well past his requirements yet maintained a professional courteous approach in a delicate situation.
Thank you John.”​Shane Blake​​​​
Managing Director​
Foundation Foods


Video Production Services

Associated Services

  • Concept Development
  • Scriptwriting
  • Production Management
  • Freelance Direction
  • Line Production Services
  • Camera Operator/Crew
  • Editor/Editing Services
  • OPC & facilities

Some of our clients include:

Kathmandu - logo
Airways - logo
Patience & Nicholson - logo
ASB - logo
Bicycle Bungee - logo
Windflow - logo
Plant & Food Research - logo
Wool services - logo
CC Collections - logo
Deer Industry - logo
Allied Telesis - logo
Christchurch City Council - logo
NZ Customs - logo
Tait Radio Communications - logo
Talbot Technologies - logo
Meridian - logo