Our team is firmly established as an industry leader in Aotearoa.
Crew are highly skilled, knowledgeable and close knit, providing exceptional customer service to your project. Collectively they have worked on numerous large-scale feature films, short films, television series, music videos, and commercials throughout New Zealand and the world.
Our extensive industry experience will assist your production to run smoothly.
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GAFFERS - Grips - technicians
Thad Lawrence is known for his work as Gaffer on The Meg (2018), the award winning The Light Between Oceans (2016), the Emmy Award-winning Top of the Lake (2013), Vertical Limit (2000), the local movie The Dark Horse (2014) and The Shannara Chronicles (2015). Born in Sydney, Lawrence moved to New Zealand but continues to work in Australia frequently.
Gilly Lawrence is best known for his work as Gaffer on international productions such as The Wilds (2019), The Shannara Chronicles (2016) and many Netflix series. Added to his credits are the Award-winning Aotearoa movies Boy (2013),and White Lies (2013). Recent TV Series include the top rating Aussie release 800 Words (2015). A dab hand at grip-lighting work when the need arises.
Henare Mato is best known for his work on Lord of the Rings (2001-2003) and Avatar (2009). Gaffer credits include the TV series The Ring Inz (2017), This is Piki, (2016) Almighty Johnsons (2011) and Nothing Trivial (2011). Henare has years of experience in lighting, grip and rigging including The Shannara Chronicles (2016), Bridge to Teribithia (2007).
Merlin has 20 years of experience on large and small scale productions. He leads international co-production projects, gaffer/grips local television and drama, and Best Boys on large scale productions.
Tom is best known for his work on Shadow Cut (2018) as Dolly Grip/ Gaffer/Key Grip, and as North Island Gaffer on the about to be released “Stray” (2018)
Tom has considerable experience as a Key Grip and as a Gaffer.
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