In addition to feature films, I have been supplying production services to local and international television productions of all sizes and budgets.
SIX ANGRY WOMEN
One of New Zealand's most intriguing crimes, the abducting in 1984 of university drama lecturer Mervyn Thompson.
This feature documentary follows the bizarre true story of six women who carried out one the most audacious feminist direct actions of all time. The kidnapping divided a nation and led to social change.
Six Angry women has been shown in a host of international film festivals, including Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Toronto International Women Film Festival, Female Eye Film Festival and Cinema d'iDEA in Italy.
It also won the audience award for best documentary at the Cannes Independent Film Festival and Best Producer at the Sydney International Film Festival.
Produced by: Kindred Films for TVNZ.
BY THE BALLS
A feature documentary for TVNZ'S Sunday Theatre. It premiered at The New Zealand International Film Festival.
Sports and politics definitely do mix in this gripping look back at a brutal and turbulent time for New Zealand rugby. Told by legendary All Blacks David Kirk, Buck Shelford, John Kirwan and Grant Fox.
This feature length documentary combined archives, Interviews and dramatic reenactments.
Role: Line Producer
Produced by: Rogue Productions for TVNZ.
COLOURS OF CHINA
A five part television series and feature length documentary for cinema.
This visually stunning series uses five colours that resonate through every layer of Chinese life, representing emotional, physical, spiritual and directional forces. Filmed over two years across China's vast and spectacular landscapes.
Role: Line Producer for New Zealand and China and post production supervisor.
Produced by: CICC (China), Making movies (NZ) & Gebrueder beetz (Germany). Funded by ZDF, ARTE, Medienboard and the New Zealand Film Commission.
A short documentary and part of the series, Hopes and Dreams that follows how drone technology is changing the face of the Tibetan grasslands, bringing them back to life and re-training a whole new generation.
In the grassland of west Sichuan Tibetan community drone technology is being used in a new way and is spreading the seed of hope. In the past, the domestic stock destroyed the grassland, but now with this new technology it is bringing hope to the area and alleviating poverty.
Produced by: Single Vision Films for CICC
Award winning television series produced by NHNZ for Discovery Networks.
Hardcore abalone dive crews battle to fulfil multi-million dollar quotas off the tip of South Australia, the home to more sharks per square kilometre than almost anywhere else in the world.
Role: Production Manager
Produced by: NHNZ.
An extraordinary television series that reveals how forces of nature through sheer power of evolution shaped life in all it's unexpected and glorious forms, and filled our planet with amazing diversity of animals and plants.
Role: Production Manager
Produced by: NHNZ in conjunction with NHK for Animal Planet, NHK, CCTV, ARTE.