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Aidee Walker

Aidee Walker is a renowned kiwi actress and director. Her debut short, The F.E.U.C. (2012), was officially selected for the Palm Springs Film Festival and Show Me Shorts Film Festival (NZ). Her second short, Friday Tigers – funded by NZFC’s fresh shorts – was selected for MIFF, where Aidee attended the Accelerator Program. Friday Tigers won Best Short Film and the Audience Award at the 2013 NZIFF. Her third short, Break in the Weather, premiered at the Show Me Shorts Film Festival in 2016. In 2014 she joined the writing team for South Pacific Pictures’ Step Dave, and now has multiple TV series in development. In 2015 she led an all-female crew in making a 48-hour short film and made the Grand Finals, it was officially selected for the Artemis Women in Action Film Festival in L.A.

Aidee played the lead role in Catching the Black Widow, lawyer Ingrid Squire in In Dark Places and Kate Ryder in One Lane Bridge. She directed the web series Stand Up Girl for NZME and was a director on Westside (season 4&5), The Brokenwood Mysteries (season 6&7) as well as a Screentime Hallmark TV movie. Aidee was lead director on the BBC family drama Mystic (season 2) and has a guest role on NBC’s One of Us is Lying (season 1&2) which is streaming on Peacock and Netflix. Aidee has just completed Kid Sister for Greenstone Pictures, directing all five episodes which have just dropped on TVNZ on demand.