AWARDS

Judge New Zealand Television Awards 2018

“Country Calendar - Barley Barons"  Director

  • Bronze World Medal for Entertainment/Lifestyle Programme, New York Festivals International Television and Film Awards 2018

 

Judge New Zealand Television Awards 2017

"Primeval NZ" Producer/Director/Editor

  • Gold World Medal for Best Nature & Wildlife Documentary, New York Festivals International Television and Film Awards 2013
  • Best Natural History Programme at Asian TV Awards 2012
  • Best Life Sciences Programme at Jackson Hole Science Media Awards 2012
  • Best Scientific Content, Best Graphics & Best of Category at International Wildlife Film Festival 2012

Winner Summer Photography Competition and double page spread in MindFood Magazine, May 2012

​"Life Force / Mutant Planet" Editor

  • Best Scientific content at International Wildlife Film Festival, 2011
  • Best Documentary short Bejing International Film Festival, 2011
  • Nominated Best Series, Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, 2011


Nominated WIFT Emerging Producer of the Year, 2006

Finalist 'WNTV' Qantas Media Awards Best Children's Programme, 2003

QUALIFICATIONS & INDUSTRY LEARNING

Editing for Drama Masterclass with John Gilbert - NZ Film School 2013

5 Senses of Filmmaking with Rob Sarkies - NZ Film School 2010

​Top Student Extramural award Communications and Journalism - Massey University 2009

Summer Film School - Melbourne University 2009

​Directing Teenage and Children Actors with Miranda Harcourt - NZ Screen Council 2008

​Directing Actors with Judith Weston - The Film School 2004

Directing Comedy - Australian Film Television and Radio School 2002

Directing for Film - WIFT 2001

​Screenwriting with Robert McKee - Sydney 1997

Advanced Video Editing - South Seas Film and Television School 1995