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Guillermo Arriaga
Guillermo Arriaga
Author, Screenwriter, Director, Producer
Park Chan-wook
Park Chan-wook
Film director, screenwriter, producer
David Wenham
David Wenham
Actor
Andrew Bovell
Andrew Bovell
Writer
Rolf de Heer
Rolf de Heer
Writer/Producer/Director
Cezary Skubiszewski
Cezary Skubiszewski
Musical Talent
Dana Rotberg
Dana Rotberg
Filmaker
Kasia Karwan
Kasia Karwan
Sales executive at Premium Films
Philippa Campbell
Philippa Campbell
Producer
Annie Goldson
Annie Goldson
Producer & Director
Daniel Borgman
Daniel Borgman
Filmmaker
Wonjo Jeong
Wonjo Jeong
Producer
Kararaina Rangihau
Kararaina Rangihau
Tūhoe tribeswoman
Michael Stephens
Michael Stephens
Film and entertainment lawyer
Quinton Hita
Quinton Hita
Producer
Leanne Saunders
Leanne Saunders
Producer
Chris Sinclair
Chris Sinclair
Sound Editor
Steve Finnigan
Steve Finnigan
Co-owner and Head of Sound at Images & Sound
Oscar Kightley
Oscar Kightley
Writer, actor, director and TV presenter
Steven O’Meagher
Steven O’Meagher
Founder and Managing Director of Desert Road
Chris Dudman
Chris Dudman
Writer and director
Neil Grimstone
Neil Grimstone
Auckland Branch Manager of leading New Zealand security company
Ian Hassall
Ian Hassall
NZ's first Commissioner for children
Tom Hern
Tom Hern
Producer
Fergus Barrowman
Fergus Barrowman
Publisher of Victoria University Press
Yvonne Mackay
Yvonne Mackay
Director
Lisa Chatfield
Lisa Chatfield
Short Film Manager at the NZFC
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Ruth Zanker
Ruth Zanker
Teaches and researches at the NZ Broadcasting School
MODERATOR
Graham Dunster
Graham Dunster
Actors Agent
Rob Sarkies
Rob Sarkies
Filmmaker
MODERATOR
Mika X
Mika X
Artist, television & film producer and mentor
MODERATOR
Debra Millar
Debra Millar
General Manager of Publishing with Penguin NZ
Robyn Bargh
Robyn Bargh
Founded Huia Publishers in 1991
Imogen Johnson
Imogen Johnson
Owner and senior agent at Johnson & Laird Management
Rachel House
Rachel House
Actor/Director
MODERATOR
Sue May
Sue May
Publicist
Curtis Vowell
Curtis Vowell
Director, Actor
Matthew Horrocks
Matthew Horrocks
Director/Producer
MODERATOR
Briar Grace-Smith
Briar Grace-Smith
Writer of scripts, screenplays and short stories
Gaylene Preston
Gaylene Preston
Filmmaker
Tim Brooke-Hunt
Tim Brooke-Hunt
Controller of children’s content
Robyn Malcolm
Robyn Malcolm
Actor
MODERATOR
Zoe McIntosh
Zoe McIntosh
Filmaker
Tim Van Dammen
Tim Van Dammen
Music video director
Russell Brown
Russell Brown
Media commentator
Graeme Mason
Graeme Mason
CEO of the New Zealand Film Commission
Harriet Allan
Harriet Allan
Fiction Publisher
Kelly Rogers
Kelly Rogers
Film distributor
Tina Cleary
Tina Cleary
Casting director and actor
MODERATOR
John Barnett
John Barnett
Chairman of South Pacific Pictures