Production Design for Film and Television

Power Rangers - Dino Charge (TV Action Drama Series) 2015
PRODUCTION DESIGNER
POWER RANGERS PRODUCTIONS LTD.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Judd (Chip) Lynn. PRODUCER: Sally Campbell.


When We Go To War (TV Drama Series) 2015
COSTUME DESIGNER
JUMP FILM & TV. DIRECTOR: Peter Burger. PRODUCERS: Robin Scholes & Janine Dickens.
WRITERS: Gavin Strawhan & Rachel Lang.


Erebus: Operation Overdue (Documentary Drama for Television) 2014
PRODUCTION DESIGNER
ROGUE PRODUCTIONS. EXEC PRODUCER: Charlotte Purdy. PRODUCER: Carmen Leonard.
DRAMA DIRECTOR: Peter Burger.


White Lies (Feature Film) 2013
PRODUCTION DESIGNER/COSTUME DESIGNER.
SOUTH PACIFIC PICTURES. WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Dana Rotberg.
PRODUCERS:John Barnett and Chris Hampson. LINE PRODUCER: Catherine Madigan. Producer/Director Karl Zohrab. Producer Matthew Horrocks.
Winner - NZ Film Award (Rialto) 2013. Best Production Design.


The Forgotten General (Documentary Drama for Television) 2013
PRODUCTION DESIGNER/COSTUME DESIGNER. KING FISHER FILMS. PRODUCER/DIRECTOR/WRITER: Karl Zohrab. PRODUCER: Matthew Horrocks.


Siones 2 - Unfinished Business (Feature Film) 2012
PRODUCTION DESIGNER
SOUTH PACIFIC PICTURES. WRITTEN BY: Oscar Knightly and James Griffin.
DIRECTED BY: Simon Bennett. PRODUCERS: John Barnett and Paul Davis.
LINE PRODUCER: Janet McIver.


The Almighty Johnsons - Series 2 (TV Drama Series) 2011- 2012
PRODUCTION DESIGNER
SOUTH PACIFIC PICTURES. WRITTEN BY: James Griffin. PRODUCED BY: Simon Bennett.


Billy T. (Film for Television) 2011
PRODUCTION DESIGNER
COMEDIA PICTURES. WRITTEN BY: Dave Armstrong and Briar Grace Smith.
DIRECTED BY: Peter Burger. PRODUCERS: Tony Holden and Judith Trye.


Waitangi: What Really Happened (Film for Television) 2010
PRODUCTION DESIGNER/COSTUME DESIGNER
EYEWORKS TOUCHDOWN PRODUCTIONS. WRITTEN BY: Gavin Strawhan.
DIRECTED BY: Peter Burger. PRODUCED BY: Robin Scholes.
Nominated Finalist - NZ Screen Award (AFTA) 2013. Best Production Design.


Bliss - The beginning of Katherine Mansfield (Film for Television) 2010
PRODUCTION DESIGNER
An MF FILMS PRODUCTION. WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY: Fiona Samuel.
PRODUCED BY: Michele Fantl. LINE PRODUCER: Liz Adams.
Nominated Finalist - NZ Screen Award in Television 2012. Best Production Design.


This is NOT My Life – (TV Drama Series) 2009
PRODUCTION DESIGNER/COSTUME DESIGNER
GRST PRODUCTIONS. EXEC PRODUCERS/WRITERS: Gavin Strawhan, Rachel Lang,
Tim White and Steven O'Meagher. DIRECTORS: Robert Sarkies, Peter Salmon.
PRODUCER: Tim Sanders.
Winner - NZ Screen Award in Television (AFTA) 2011: Best Production Design.


A Piece Of My Heart - (Film for Television) 2008
PRODUCTION DESIGNER
An MF FILMS PRODUCTION. WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY: Fiona Samuel.
PRODUCED BY: Michele Fantl. LINE PRODUCER: Liz Adams.
Winner - NZ Screen Award (Qantas) 2009: Best Production Design in Television.


Diplomatic Immunity - (TV Comedy Series) 2008
PRODUCTION DESIGNER/COSTUME DESIGNER
SOUTH PACIFIC PICTURES. DIRECTORS: Murray Keane, Simon Bennett.
PRODUCER: Chris Hampson.


Captain Cook-Obsession and Discovery - (TV Documentary Series) 2007
PRODUCTION DESIGNER/COSTUME DESIGNER. Episode 4 Theatre Scenes.
COOK FILMS/DECEMBER FILMS (AUS), FERN PRODUCTIONS (Canada),
South Pacific Pictures (NZ).


Maddigan’s Quest - (TV Drama Series) 2005
COSTUME DESIGNER
SOUTH PACIFIC PICTURES (NZ), BURBERRY PRODUCTIONS (AUS), BBC-CBBC (UK).
LEAD DIRECTORS: Charlie Haskell, Peter Burger. PRODUCED BY: Simon Bennett.
STORY BY: Margaret Mahy. WRITERS: Rachel Lang and Gavin Strawhan.
Winner - NZ Screen Awards (AIR NZ) 2007. Contribution to Design in a
Drama Series for Costume.


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Supervisior for Art and Costume in Film and TV


Avalon High - (Film for Television) 2010
COSTUME ARMOUR SUPERVISOR
DISNEY CHANNEL PRODUCTIONS. DIRECTED BY: Stuart Gillard.
PRODUCED BY: Janine Dickens.


Underworld 3: The Rise of the Lycans - (Feature Film)
COSTUME PROPS SUPERVISOR
LAKESHORE ENTERTAINMENT (US). DIRECTOR: Patrick Tatopoulos.


Narnia Chronicles: Prince Caspian - (Feature Film) March-August 2007
SET DECORATION WORKSHOP SUPERVISOR (Barrandov Studions, Praque)
COSTUME ARMOUR MAINTENANCE FOREMAN (on location in Slovenia)
WALDEN MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT. DIRECTED BY: Andrew Adamson.
PRODUCTION DESIGN BY: Roger Ford. COSTUME DESIGNER: Isis Mussenden.


Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior - (Film for TV) 2006
COSTUME PROPS SUPERVISOR
DISNEY CHANNEL PRODUCTIONS. DIRECTED BY: John Laing.


Narnia Chronicles: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe - (Feature Film) 2004
SET DECORATION WORKSHOP SUPERVISOR
DISNEY FILMS & WALDEN MEDIA. DIRECTED BY: Andrew Adamson.
PRODUCTION DESIGNER: Roger Ford.


POWER RANGERS: Dino Thunder - (TV Action Drama Series) 1999
POWER RANGERS: Ninja Storm
- (TV Action Drama Series) 2002-2003
COSTUME PROPS SUPERVISOR
VILLAGE ROADSHOW KP PRODUCTIONS, DISNEY STUDIOs. PRODUCER: Janine Dickens. COSTUME PRODUCTION MANAGER: Janet McIvor. COSTUME DESIGNER: Gavin McLean.


Cleopatra 2525 - (TV Drama Series) Mar-Sept 1999
Xena: Warrior Princess - (TV Drama Series) 1999
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - (TV Drama Series) 1999
COSTUME PROPS SUPERVISOR
PACIFIC RENAISSANCE PICTURES, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS
PRODUCERS: Rob Tapert, Chloe Smith.


Young Hercules - (TV Series) Nov-Jan 1997-1999
COSTUME PROPS SUPERVISOR
PACIFIC RENAISSANCE PICTURES, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS
NZ PRODUCER: Janine Dickens.

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Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts from Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland.
Design Major: 3D Design and Design for Performance.


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Theatre Set and Costume Design - Selected Productions

Trees Beneath the Lake (Theatre Production) 2014
SET DESIGNER AUCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY (ATC)
WRITTEN BY: Arthur Meek. DIRECTED BY: by Simon Bennett. Maidment Theatre, Auckland.


Mana Wahine (Contemporary Dance Theatre) 2014
SET DESIGNER OKAREKA DANCE COMPANY
ARTISTIC DIRECTORS & CHOREOGRAPHERS: Taiaroa Royal & Taane Mete.
CO-CHOREOGRAPHERS: Malia Johnston. The production toured to 9 venues
throughout New Zealand on a 2 month tour.


Once Upon Chunuk Bair (Theatre Production) 2014
COSTUME DESIGNER AUCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY (ATC)
DIRECTED BY: Ian Mune & Cameron Rhodes. Maidment Theatre, Auckland.


Lord Of The Flies (Theatre Production) 2013
SET DESIGNER AUCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY (ATC)
DIRECTED BY: Directed by Colin McColl. Maidment Theatre, Auckland.


Little Shop of Horrors (Musical Theatre Production) 2012
SET DESIGNER AUCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY (ATC)
DIRECTED BY: Directed by Simon Coleman. Q Theatre, Auckland.


The Twits (Theatre Production) 2011
Auckland Theatre Company
WRITTEN BY: Raoul Dahl, devised by the Company. DIRECTED BY: Alison Quigan.
Performed at: Q Theatre, Auckland.


Horseplay (Theatre Production) 2010
Set and Costume Designer.
AUCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY.
DIRECTED BY: Simon Bennett. Maidment Theatre, Auckland.


The Holy Sinner (Theatre Production) 2006
Co-Set Designer.
Inside Out Productions: DIRECTED & PRODUCED BY: Michael Mizrahi and Mari Adams.
CO-SET DESIGNER: Grant Major. Performed for the NZ International Arts Festival, St James Theatre, Wellington.


100 Cousins (Theatre Production) 2006
Set and Costume Designer.
Massive Company. WRITTEN BY: Briar Grace-Smith. DIRECTED BY: Samantha Scott. PRODUCED BY: Julie Nolan. Herald Theatre, Auckland.


Sons of Charlie Paora (Theatre Production) 2004
Set and Costume Designer.
Massive Company. WRITTEN BY: Lennie James. DIRECTED BY: Samantha Scott. PRODUCED BY: Julie Nolan. Toured 8 theatres in the North Island and Performed at the The Royal Court Theatre, London and Covert Theatre, Manchester.


Louis Vuitton Cup Party (Live Event Party) 2002
Costume Designer.
CLIENT: Bruno Trouble/Louis Vuitton. Party to celebrate the Louis Vuitton Yachting Cup. DIRECTORS/PRODUCERS: Inside Out Productions, Michael Mizrahi and Mari Adams.
VENUE: The Royal NZ Navy Dry Dock Naval Base.


Leah (Theatre) 2002
Costume Designer. Adapted from William Shakespeare’s King Lear.
NZ Actors Company. DIRECTED BY: Simon Bennett. PERFORMED AT: St James Theatre, Wellington. ASB Theatre, Auckland.


Costume Design for TVC's 1994-2002 – for the following Production Companies: Motion Pictures, and Flying Fish. Produced for the following clients: Big Wednesday, Ferraro Chocolates, Lotto Super-draw, Telecom, Orange TV, ASB Bank, Vodafone and Saatchi & Saatchi.

Production Design for TVC's 1994-2002 – for the following Production Companies: Motion Pictures, and Flying Fish, Produced for the following clients: Harrahs Sky City Casino, Telecom, ASB Bank, Saatchi & Saatchi.


Viva Verdi (Opera Performance) 2001
Co-Creator. Production and Costume Designer.
For NBR New Zealand National Opera Company. Co- Creator of Production Bryan Caldwell. Production performed at the ST James Theatre Wellington, and the ASB Theatre, Auckland.


A Way of Life (Theatre) by Roger Hall. 2001.


Midsummer Night’s Dream (Theatre) 2000.
Costume Designer.
NZ Actors Company Production. DIRECTED BY: Simon Bennett. Both productions toured 12 NZ theatre venues in the North Island.
Nominated for Best Costume Design at the Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards, Wellington.


Star Trek: the Exhibit (Exhibit of the Series) Oct-Feb 1999-2000.
Production Designer.
Universal Studios, Star Trek Tour in Auckland, New Zealand.
VENUE: Aotea Centre.


So Far (Opera) Jan-March 2001.
Costume Designer.
PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY: Inside Out Productions, Michael Mizrahi and Mari Adams, for the launch of the Auckland Arts Festival. COMPOSER: Garth Farr. Performed outdoor at Aotea Centre Square, Auckland.


This is It (Live Performance Event) Sept-Jan 1999-2000.
Costume Designer. Large Props Designer.
AK’s Millennium Event Performance, Auckland Domain. PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY: Inside Out Productions - Michael Mizrahi and Mari Adams.


Quick (Contemporary Dance Theatre) Jan-April 1998.
Stage Set and Costume Designer.
CREATED, PRODUCED AND CHOREOGRAPHED BY: Shona McCullagh for the NZ International Arts Festival 1998. Performed at Soundings Theatre, Te Papa Museum of NZ, and Maidment Theatre, Auckland.


Alice in Wonderland (Theatre) Mar-Sept 1997.
Co-Creator. Production and Costume Designer.
PRODUCED BY: The Edge productions, Aotea Centre. Performance Venues: Aotea Centre, and Bruce Mason Theatre Auckland.

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Design Exhibitions

FLY-TOWER (Installation) Mar-Jul 2011
Co- Curator and Designer of FLY-TOWER with Sue Gallagher,
and an Exhibiting Designer at PQ2011 for NZ.


BLOW - (Design for Performance Installation) Jan-June 2007.
Co-Commissioner/Curator/Designer.
Representing NZ Performance Design at The Prague Quadrennial 2007.
CO-COMMISSIONER/CURATOR/DESIGNER: Sue Gallagher. INSTALLATION VENUES: Auckland Arts Festival, Aotea Centre, Auckland. Industrial Palace, Prague, Czech Republic.
Award for Design for public choice by Prague Quadrennial Council.


P a r t (Design for Performance Installation) Jan-July 2003.
Co-Commissioner/Curator/Designer.
NZ Representation at the Prague Quadrennial 2003, Industrial Palace, Prague,
Czech Republic. Awarded a Special Honorary Award.


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Selected Stage Set and Costume Design - 1991-96.

Musicals: Into the Woods 1995. Assassins 1996. Coca Cola Christmas in the Park, 1995. The Hungry City 1993. Jack and the Beanstalk 1993.
Threepenny Opera 1991.

Theatre: Aladdin the Pantomime 1994. Pinocchio, Jack and the Beanstalk 1993. Manawa Taua/Savage Hearts 1994. Alice in Cyberspace 1992. The Judas Zoo 1993. Fire in the Heart 1994. A Spectacle of One 1992. Song of the Civilised Thief 1991. Blood and Bone 1995. Still Speeding 1996. Stamping Grounds 1994.
The Holy Sinner 1991 and 1994.

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Selected Details


ARTS GRANTS AND AWARDS:
Southland Museum Artist in Residence. Nov-Feb 1995-6.
Moet et Chandon Artists Residency Fellowship, Epernay, France. May-July 1993.
Creative NZ: Arts Council of NZ: Toi Aotearoa. Arts Funding support and travel. Attended Prague Quadrennial 1995. Theatre Symposium 21st C in the UK 1997.
Theatre initiative Grants to support the production of BLOW at 2007 and P A R T 2003 at the Prague Quadrennial.

EMPLOYMENT:
Elam School of Fine Arts: University of Auckland. Part Time Lecturer,
Interdisciplinary Studio. Mar-Nov 2006.

Elam School of Fine Arts: University of Auckland.
Part Time Lecturer in Design. 1996-2004.

AUT Auckland University of Technology. 2002 and 2006.
Part time Lecturer in Spatial Design, School of Arts and Design.

Mercury Theatre, Auckland.
Resident Set and Costume Designer. 1989-1991.

Mercury Theatre, Auckland. Props Maker. 1998.

COMPANIES: (Freelance Design)
Perception Station Ltd. Co-Director Bryan Caldwell 1991-1999
Perception Projects Ltd. Sole Director 1999-till present.