Mentor

Tony Hiles

Filmmaker

1966

  • Film documentary short for NZBC: Visit of US President L.B. Johnson

1967 to 69

  • Film Commercials Director for Peach Wemyss Film Productions, Wellington

1970 to 1979

  • Producer / Director NZBC/TV-One: Electronic (Studio) Television: 800-plus productions Music, Drama, Current Affairs and Factual programmes.
  • Television Films: 30 comedy; 200-plus documentary/factual.

1980 to date

  • Established City Associates Films as Independent Production House
  • Producer/Director: From the Road Robin Morrison Photographer Documentary
  • Producer/Director: The World — Population 1300 Martinborough Centenary documentary
  • Producer/Director One Man and the Sea Michael Smither documentary
  • Producer/Director Flight of Fancy Michael Smither documentary
  • Consultant Producer for NZFC/WingNut Films: Peter Jackson, feature film Bad Taste
  • Producer/Director documentary Good Taste made Bad Taste
  • Co-Producer/Director documentary Crisis — One Man’s Fight
  • Producer for NZ On Air & Te Ao Marama documentary Te Whaea — Mother of Change
  • Producer/Director Doco for Department of Corrections Int’l Women’s Year Just Women
  • Director/Writer feature film Jack Brown Genius
  • Director/Writer: Waiorongomai Interactive CD-i documentary
  • Video Director/Story Supervisor Find the Lady Interactive puzzle for Click Suite Ltd
  • Director/Writer: Dreams, Death and Destruction Settlers Documentary for Dept of Ed
  • Producer/Director: History of Avalon (for TVNZ)
  • Producer/Director/Editor Antonello and the Architect 77’00 Festival Film + DVD

Awards

  • The Wonderful World of Fred Dagg: Best Light Entertainment Programme.
  • Flight of Fancy: Special Jury Prize, NZ Adventure Film Festival.
  • Flight of Fancy: Best Cinematography NZFTV Awards.
  • Flight of Fancy: selected for Cinema du Reel Exhibition, Paris
  • Jack Brown Genius: NZFTV Awards Kodak Best Director, feature film
  • Waiorongomai Interactive CD-i documentary: ITVA Awards: Best Technical Development, Best Interactive, Best Overall Production

In Production

  • DVD Series: Michael Smither: Harmony (Working Title)

Additional

  • Extensive Director Training for TV-One, TVNZ, NZ Film School, Private Tuition
  • City Associates Films, PO Box 10-610 Wellington New Zealand

< Back to Our Mentors