Biography

I'm an award-winning director, writer and producer. 

 

My work in television has spanned almost two decades and over 100 hours of screen time. Career highlights include almost killing Jackie Chan by making him walk off a cliff in Tibet (Jackie Chan’s Green Heroes, National Geographic), travelling New Zealand to discover the latest in cutting edge science (Ever Wondered?, TVNZ7), building a miniature of Captain Scott’s tent (Target, TV3), discovering the most messed up animals that nature has to offer (Weirdest. Nat Geo), eating boiled intestines in a nomad yurt on the Mongolian steppe (TRC, Shanghai Media Group) and investigating masculinity and violence in maximum security prison (Paremoremo, Love + Radio).

I've has made two multi-award-winning short films; Cold Fish in 2017 and Hot Chocolate in 2020. My next film, 

Canvass is currently in post-production. 

 

I have a number of feature scripts in various stages of development.

I won an NZWG SEED grant for my feature script South West, which is was optioned by producer Nadia Maxwell at Overactive Imagination. 

My second feature script won the inauguralDunedin Shanghai Screenwriter's Residency. 

I'm a dual citizen of New Zealand and the UK. 

 
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