TELEVISION

FIND ME A MĀORI BRIDE

MOCKUMENTARY/COMEDY TV SERIES

CO-DIRECTOR / SCRIPT SUPERVISOR 

EPISODES 5 & 6 (SERIES ONE)

– JESSICA SANDERSON

CREATED BY BSAG PRODUCTIONS

Find me a Māori Bride follows the comic misadventures of Tama Bradley (Cohen Holloway), and his cousin George Alpert (Matariki Whatarau), a pair of successful, metrosexual Māori men, whose lives are turned upside down, when presented with a wero (challenge), by their late grandmother – find a Māori wife within 6 months, or lose out on inheriting the whānau farm, worth a whopping $47,000,000.

 

The show was created by BSAG Productions, produced by Kerry Warkia, directed by Kiel McNaughton and written by Dane Giraud. 

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FACTUAL TV SERIES

FRESH

FRESH is a magazine style show, which airs on Saturday morning, TV2 (TVNZ). The primary audience are rangatahi (young people), who are Māori and Polynesian. 

 

Created by Tikilounge Productions. The series is dedicated to showcasing inspiring Islanders worldwide. The shows feature the cream of Pacific crop in Aotearoa and beyond from Jason Momoa to Parris Goebel, Valerie Adams, Sonny Bill Williams and many others.

 

At the vanguard of Pacific popular culture, FRESH looks at some of our most creative Island innovators, exploring the prowess in arts, music and sports that have put Pacifica on the kiwi-cultural map. 

JESSICA A DIRECTOR FOR:

- Nesian Fest (HAWAII)  2015

- Modern Māori Quartet (RAROTONGA) 2015

- Silver Ferns, Kayla Cullen + Grace Rasmussen (AUCKLAND) 2016

- Shortland Street - Grace Palmer + Jayden Daniels (AUCKLAND) 2016

- Pacific Arts Festival 2016 (GUAHAN) 2016

- Kasey and Karena (Master Chef's) (AUCKLAND) 2016

- Raro Fest (Rarotonga) 2016

- Kura Happ 'Coco Cooking - Eke' (Rarotonga) 2016

- Stan Walker in Ruatoki 2017

- Williams Family in Rarotonga, hosted by Raze 2017

- Heiva Tahiti 2019

FRESH - COVERAGE OF HEIVA 2019: 

COCONET

'POLY SONGBOOK' RAROTONGA:

ONLINE FACTUAL CONTENT

FREELANCE DIRECTOR / EDITOR

JESSICA SANDERSON

DIRECTOR / EDITOR FOR:

- Polysongbook Rarotonga

- How To 'Hawaiian Poi'

- Theatre feature 'The White Guitar' 

Created by Tikilounge Productions, thecoconet.tv is the one stop shop for kiwi-islanders to understand the culture, lingo, dance, songs, legends and history of their Poly parents.

 

Featuring the cream of Pacific crop comedic/acting and musical talent. The site hosts an interactive travel map for global Pacificans, a 3D Pacific history timeline, animated Pacific legends, and featured writers from around the region.

 

Funded by NZ on Air. 

VISIT THE COCONET: https://www.thecoconet.tv 

THE WHITE GUITAR THEATRE SHOW

HOW TO MAKE HAWAI'I POI

FACTUAL TELEVISION SHOW