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Feature Film

Genre: Drama

Directed by: Briar Grace-Smith, Casey Kaa, Ainsley Gardiner, Katie Wolfe, Renae Maihi, Chelsea Cohen, Paula Jones & Awanui Simich-Pene

With: Miriama McDowell, Tanea Heke, Roimata Fox, Ngapaki Moetara, Kararaina Rangihau, Maria Walker, Acacia Hapi & Amber Curreen.

Darryl. An Outward Bound Story.

10 episodes - short form / 4 episodes - half hour

Genre: Comedy

Directed by: Kiel McNaughton

Written by: Millen Baird & John Argall

With: Millen Baird, Siobhan Marshall, Fasitua Amosa, Glen Levy, Owen Black, Shavaughn Ruakere, Rachael Blampied & Toby Sharpe

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Find Me A Māori Bride

13 episodes - 26'00"

Genre: Comedy

Directed by: Kiel McNaughton, Jessica Sanderson, Rajneel Singh, Awanui Simich-Pene

With: Cohen Holloway, Matariki Whatarau, Te Kohe Tuhaka, Mirama McDowell, Siobhan Marshall & Amanda Billing.

 

CATALOGUE

Auckland Daze

12 episodes - 22'30"

Genre: Comedy

Directed by: Kiel McNaughton

Written by: Millen Baird

With: Millen Baird, Fasitua Amosa, Glen Levy, Jimmy James Fletcher & Jennifer Ward-Lealand

This Is Piki

8 episodes - 26'00"

Genre: Teen drama

Directed by: Kiel McNaughton

Written by: Briar Grace-Smith, Victor Rodger

With: Hinerauwhiri Paki, Temuera Morrison, Calvin Tuteao, Vanessa Rare.

Nia's Extra Ordinary Life

24 episodes - short form/web

Genre: Children's drama

Directed by: Kiel McNaughton, Johnny Barker

Written by: Kiel McNaughton & Kerry Warkia

With: Shania Gilmour

 

Development

The Mooncake and the Kūmara

Feature Film

Genre: Drama

In a dirty and alienating 1929 New Zealand a sensitive kōtiro Māori and an introverted young Chinese migrant defy society and let their forbidden love grow in a moving, depression era love story.

Based on the stageplay by Mei Lin Hansen.

The Educator

Feature Film

Genre: Action/Comedy

When a savage gang rule over a suburban cul-de-sac, an academic son of a pro wrestler must reason with his fists in order to reposes his stolen property.

Naki Blues

6 part series

Genre: Comedy

After failing to convince his new lover to move to Detroit, hard-nosed cop, Ramone Cook, reluctantly relocates to New Plymouth (NZ) to prepare for his role as dutiful dad. After talking himself onto the NP police force we really find out how much of a ticking time bomb Ramone really is.  

He’s used to the mean streets of Detroit, not the boring beat of the Naki. To make matters worse, he’s just been partnered with Peter Ness - an opinionated white kiwi male with a mullet who hates everything about the USA.