I am very pleased to be included on the NZONSCREEN website. And if you look at the recently added people on the site, you'll see that I'm only one person away from my good friend Carthew Neal. www.fumes.tv







February 2014. I'm back in Viet Nam, co-directing a co-pro between Japan and Viet Nam, TV Game show for Kids called Alooh.

3 blocks of shooting starting end of Feb and finishes mid March.







January 2014. It has been a great start to 2014.
First Video of the year directed for New Zealand run company VendHQ




I have just received development funding from the New Zealand Film Commission to research and write the first draft of my Vietnamese feature film Viet Kieu in association with Yeti Films Viet Nam in 2014.




February 2014. 2013 saw me spend half of the year researching and blogging about the indie film scene in NY. Read my blogs. Final Blog just posted.








September 2013. I am now in New York after being awarded the Script to Screen Scholarship enjoying the Summer at Independent Film production company Killer Films in the development department.

Please view my blogs by clicking on the image on the left.

Thank you to Script to Screen, NZFC and Thick As Thieves for making it all possible.







I have just finished Research and Development in Viet Nam on a new film project with support from Asia New Zealand Foundation and Yeti Films.







March 2013. I attended the 11th Berlinale Talent Campus 2013 in February.

An intense week of participating in Master Classes and networking with 300 up and coming film makers from around the globe.

While peaking around the corner at the European Film Market. Thanks to the support of the New Zealand Film Commission.

Read myReport HERE.


Current: Timeslow.
Director, Producer, and Writer
Produced with Owen Hughes
Written with Steve Barr
Low budget Feature Film Funded as part of the Esclator scheme.
In post production Due to be finished in 2013
Line Producer Dena Kennedy
Dp Roko Antonio Babich
Art Director Jane Bucknell
Composer James Dansey
VFX Mat Ellin
Hair and Make up design Teresa Grice
Staring Todd Emmerson, Antonia Prebble, Lee Smith-Gibbons


Starving, Carving, Darling.
Film in Development.
Musical Horror
Written bySally Tran and Thomas Sainsbury

Short Theatre show presented at the Herald Theatre in October 2012

Violet Vickers learns how to be beautiful.....The bloody way.


Toi La Who?
Short film Director and Writer.
Producer David White
D.P Ben Ruffle
Composer Dylan Lardelli
Shot in Wellington on the RED camera. Thanks to Rubber Monkey.
Funded by CNZ - New Filmmakers Fund




Massey University Artist Residency 2010
With Graham Slater in the Media and English department


















Eat your cake; I'm a Vietnamese Refugee
Short Film 2010
Documentary and Animation about Mitchell Phams extrodinary journey from Viet Nam to New Zealand.

Stop motion animation shot by Sally Tran
Cinematography by Warren Green



Production Design
Dark Stars Stage Show
2011/2012 in New Zealand
Written and Directed by Arthur Meek

Showcase in New York at the United Solo Festival in October 2013





Unorthodox My Balance Sheet
Producer, Writer, Director,
Screened at New Zealand Film Festival
Starring Robyn Patterson, Erroll Shand and Ben Fransham







So I Was Thinking About Myself Today
Photoshoot 2004
Clothing designs from my youth.
Models, Julia, Dana, Kava, Mailee, Kirsty, Bex and Becca
Shot in Good Luck Bar in Wellington











Hanna Grace Music Video 2009
Photograph by Ho Hai Tran
A Fishnclips production
Producer Monica Anderson
D.P Ben Ruffell
Hair by Teresa Crawford
Shot on location at the Highwic House, Parnell, Auckland.





Odessa Video 2006
Shot in Wellington Dance School
Producer David White
Cinematographer Damien Seager
Art Director Sarah Titheridge

Photographed by Sheeba Williams











Soft sculpture art work.























Beauty is a Weapon
Collection in 2005
This was my last collection
Beauties, Cecila, Angela, Jusine, Becca, and Lisa
Photographer Sheeba Williams











Miniuit Photo Shoot still images for music video











Miniuit Photo Shoot still images for music video
Enna at the Mt Eden Gardens.







Wellington Fashion Event '04 Fashion Show with Starfish, Juno,
Robyn Matheison, House of Hank.

Singer Rosie Rigger, Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Dancers, Angela, Justine, Bex with special stars, Jay and Dior












Minuit Wayho 2009
A Fishnclips production
Producer Monica Anderson
D.P Matt Meikle
Editor Nathan Pickles
Shot at Spookers, South Auckland. Weather problems forced us to change the whole shoot 2 days before shooting.
Model Beata of 62 Models










Music Video for Car Crash Weather.
Winner of Top Video Award at Juice Awards 2008

Stopmotion animation.
Cardboard city









Food Friends
Soft Sculpture art project