Producer Veronica Harwood-Stevenson said the three-minute wrestling documentary Wilbur Force was filmed in Dunedin and Central Otago over three cold June days.
”We had weather was that was not conducive to wearing Lycra,” Ms Harwood-Stevenson said.
”It was freezing,” actor and wrestler Wilbur McDougall said.
The documentary premiered at the International Film Festival in Auckland last month and can be watched online.
The film had been well received, Ms Harwood-Stevenson said.