founded Eve Bay Studio in 2005 to specialise in research into the creative industries,
digital culture, gender and technology innovation. I am a documentary filmmaker
and have also been involved the creation of many mixed media resources of subjects
as diverse as sexual health to science and technology and digital culture.
I recently completed a documentary about writer/historian Michael King
which I actually shot in 1991! It's a real archive treasure and
I worked with producer Glenis Giles to get it happening. The Film
Commission contributed some post-production funding when it was accepted
to screen in this years International Film Festival which was fantastic.
Michelle Scullion wrote a beautiful soundscape and Sam O'Leary designed
the titles. It was edited by Simon Reece. Michael King - A Moment in
Time screened in
Auckland and Wellington - in Wellington we also had discussion afterwards.
More details of my documentary work is outlined in my occasional
We are currently designing the DVD and looking for interest from a broadcaster. In
time it will be available from Filmshop,
a new online sales site established by Simon Reece at The Dub Shop.
I worked with OliverGILES Productions to co-direct with Lala Rolls
a 13 part science series, QTV, currently
screening on TV ONE at 3.35 on Wednesdays. This is the first science programme
to be on our screens for kids for over 10 years. QTV
media release (Word document)
In 2006 I co-directed a DVD, Q Careers,
profiling 10 scientists from New Zealand in the fields of marine
science, forensics and agriculture.
Creative & Digital Industries - Strategy & Research
In February 2007 I started a new contract with NZ On Air, primarily to
develop their digital strategy. It's been an amazing year of change in the
broadcasting world and all I can say is 'watch this space'. www.nzonair.govt.nz
At the end of 2006 I was commissioned to write a report for Positively
Wellington Business - Television Meets You Tube. It summarises
the shifts and changes across the television and new media landscape from
a NZ perspective [download the PDF].
I worked as a Creative Sector Specialist and Manager for New
Zealand Trade & Enterprise from 2001-5 working on creative industries
strategy and identifying and working with emerging digital industries, in
particular, the computer games industry.
I am working with the Tech
Angels at Wellington Girls College, a project where young women learn
new skills in ICT and teach the teachers as they learn.
I am currently researching papers on the definition of digital content and
scoping the digital content sector in NZ for the National Library's National
Digital Content Strategy, www.digitalstrategy.govt.nz,
I am preparing to do my PhD at Victoria University of Wellington. My research
topic is "Portraits & Patterns: Digital Culture, Gender & Technology
I have a particular interest in the need for a research platform for the
creative, design and digital sectors in New Zealand. Discussion paper about
the need for R & D in the Creative Sector - Towards
Film & Videography
Michael King: A Moment in Time, screened in the International
Film Festival in Auckland and Wellington. The DVD is currently in production.
Contact www.filmshop.co.nz for
Queens of Content: a ten minute documentary for BBC World
Life Series which was also submitted as part of my Masters in Communications
degree. Screened on the BBC World Life series (Also screened at the UNESCO/TVE
Beijing +5 series on Women in New York, 2001)
The Sound of a Painting: a short film featuring the work
of Ralph Hotere accompanied by four NZ poets reading their work: Hone Tuwhare,
Cilla McQueen, Ian Wedde & Bill Manhire.
A Double Standard: TV3 prime time doco about the sex industry
in New Zealand from both the sex workers and the clients perspective.
Sold on Safe Sex: [R18] A professional educational safe
sex video for new sex workers entering the industry - written by and
made in collaboration with NZPC.
A Class Act : documentary about controversial working class
playwright, Mervyn Thompson, advocate of getting New Zealand stories onto
the NZ stage.Screened at 1995 International Film Festival in the NZ programme.
Michael King: An extensive interview with Michael King,
Groundwork: a corporate doco exploring issues of women
working in the traditional male area of the Kimberly Diamond Mine in Northern
Territory, Australia. (BP)
Overlocked & Underpaid: doco for SBS-TV, Australia,
about migrant women working in the clothing trade in Australia - in
association with opera and folkloric singer, Rita Menendez.
Raw Energy: a short stylised film about the Cherynobyl
Writers: an ongoing collection of interviews and profiles
of NZ writers and artists.
A number of other educational and corporate videos on various arts/social/technological
issues , interactive installations and publishing projects also through this