Our team is firmly established as industry leaders in Aotearoa, and from within the team we can put together the whole Lighting/Grip crew for your job.

 We provide exceptional customer service from our highly skilled, knowledgeable and close knit team, and our extensive industry experience will assist your production to run smoothly. 

Give us a call - We love to help.


GAFFERS

 

Our Gaffers have wide-knowledge and experience. Collectively they have worked on numerous large-scale feature films, television series, music videos and commercials throughout New Zealand and the world - take a look at their CV's.

 

Thad Lawrence

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Thad Lawrence is known for his work as Gaffer on 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 returns to work in Australia frequently.

 

Gilly lawrence

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Gilly Lawrence is best known for his work as Gaffer on the Award-winning Aotearoa movies Boy (2013),and White Lies (2013). His latest TV Series is top rating Aussie release 800 Words (2015). He has worked on international productions such as The Shannara Chronicles (2016), King Kong (2005), and many music videos including The Corrs.

 

HENARe MATO     

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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).

 

 
Greg Nalder

GREG NALDER

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Greg Nalder is best known for his Lighting work  on the Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001 - 2003). Recently his work as a Gaffer has included numerous commercials,  Ice (2011) and The Shannara Chronicles (2016).

Ruru Reedy

RURU REEDY

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Ruru Reedy's recent work includes Gaffer on Ash vs Evil Dead and Australian Rigging Gaffer on The Light Between Oceans. He is best known for his work on Don't be Afraid of the Dark (2010), and Rogue (2007).

 
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TONY SLACK

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Tony has worked on numerous international and local features and commercials. His most recent work as Gaffer includes Ash vs Evil Dead (2016) and  Queen of Carthage (2015). You will find him Gaffering and as Best Boy on our large scale productions.

 
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SAM JELLIE

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Sam Jellie is best known for his work as gaffer on Pork Pie (2017), and the upcoming season of Ash vs Evil Dead.

 


THE FAT CREW

 

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Phone Office: +64 27 2747753
tracey@fatlighting.co.nz