Writer / Producer / Director / Editor

"Connecting young Māori to their culture through art, Soldiers Road Portraits seek to reframe identity in an empowering way".

 

 

Produced for Loading Doc's 2018 'Impact' collection

Writer / Producer / Director / Editor

After watching 'Alive Inside' I was inspired to contact Music Therapy NZ  and asked if I could produce some content for them.

9 films later here we are! I am so proud of the work we have done together and privileged to have worked with some amazing people.

 

 

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"We were really impressed with not only the quality of the product, but with Louise's sensitivity when filming such a diverse range of people. A lot of thought clearly went into how to put people at ease, and we greatly appreciated this".

- Megan Berentson Glass 

Registered Music Therapist

Editor

 

In the midst of her first period, a quiet resilient young girl must choose between a surprise for her beloved little brother or buying pads for herself.

The film is a beautiful coming of age story about a woman's 'super powers'.

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"There is a reason I am collaborating with Louise again for my upcoming funded short documentary as she understands story, honours my vision, offers creative solutions in a kind and constructive way. She is quick, pays attention to detail, and creates work I feel proud of. Her zest and passion for her work inspires me and I’m looking forward to working on our upcoming film ‘Going Home’.

- Ashley Williams (Director)

Series Editor / Head of Editorial

 

Thunderbirds Are Go is a 2015 British animated science fiction television programme, produced by ITV and Weta Workshop.

The programme ran for a total of 78 episodes across three series. It received positive feedback from fans of the original and critics.

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"Strong editing and action is the hallmark of Thunderbirds Are Go, and Louise's keen observations of story and instinct for dialogue and pacing have contributed a huge amount to the flavour of the show. For a director, the editor is probably the primary relationship, and is pivotal to shaping the emotional feel of a story. Louise's great feedback, communication and speed with the software enabled us to get to the heart of a scene very quickly. Louise is a great collaborator and definitely an asset to any production lucky enough to have her on board".

- David Scott (Director)

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 Te Rautāwhiri from Christchurch tells us why his Maori ancestry and culture is so important to him while he makes his way to school through a city rebuilding itself after a devastating earthquake.