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Brita McVeigh

Brita McVeigh’s working methodology has contributed to the development and production of more than 150 feature film, short film, television and theatre projects in New Zealand and Australia. She occupies a unique place in the storytelling industry, working in the space between Story Consultant, Acting Coach and Directing Coach.

Brita began her consulting career collaborating closely with Taika Waititi (THOR) on his films EAGLE VS SHARK and BOY. Most recently Brita worked alongside Cate Shortland (BLACK WIDOW), on the development of her 8-part episodic project, THE MANARO.

Brita has adapted the essence of her working methodology into an ongoing workshop series. Focusing on empathy, embodied listening and authentic expression, Acting for Humans has been attended by more than 800 creative professionals, in New Zealand and Australia.