Keith Hill

Writer, filmaker, publisher

Writer, filmaker, publisher

This is a section of the films, music videos, television series and arts documentaries Keith has worked on over the years.
FEATURE LENGTH FILMS
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2002 … THIS IS NOT A LOVE STORY
(82 min, super-16, feature film)
Director, writer, editor, co-producer
Winner: Best Screenplay, DancesWithFilms (Los Angeles)
Finalist: Best Screenplay, Digital Feature, NZ Screen Awards
Finalist: Best Performance (Stephen Lovatt), Digital Feature, NZ Screen Awards

2006 … VIEW FROM OLYMPUS: The Music of John Psathas
(110 mins, arts documentary)
Producer, director, editor, camera

2011 … HIDDEN APARTHEID: A Report on Caste Discrimination
(72 min, documentary)
Directed by Mandrika Rupa
Story producer, writer, researcher, editor
2012 … MICHAEL HOUSTOUN: New Zealand Pianist
(86 min, arts documentary)
Producer, director, editor

2012 … PERSUADING THE BABY TO FLOAT: The Art of Song-Writing with Bill Manhire, Hannah Griffin and Norman Meehan
(84 min, arts documentary)
Producer, director, editor
2013 … STORMING THE RAMPARTS: The Concerto Music of John Psathas
(80 min, arts documentary)
Producer, director, co-camera, editor
SELECTED SHORT FILMS
1983 … THE DREAMERS
(16 min, Super-8)
Director, producer, writer, editor.

1983 … WAR
(12 min, 16mm, B/W)
Director, producer, writer, editor.

1984 … DAYS AND NIGHTS
(11 min, 16mm)
Director, producer, writer, editor.

1987 … THE STORY OF AN UNEASY MAN
(13 min, 16mm, B/W. Funded by Creative New Zealand)
Director, producer, writer, editor
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1988 … WHERE FAIRBURN WALKED
(4 min 30 secs, 16mm, B/W)
Music video, composed and performed by Ross Mullins. Inspired by the New Zealand poet, Rex Fairburn. Funded by Creative New Zealand.
Director, producer, DP/operator, editor.

1992 … REVELATIONS
(24 min, 16mm, Funded by NZ Film Commission/NZ On Air)
Director/writer: Athina Tsoulis.
Editor.

1993 … STRANDLOOPER
(24 min, 16mm. Funded by Creative NZ.)
Director/writer: Michael Donovan.
Co-producer, editor.

1995 … THE GOOD NEIGHBOUR
(12 min, 35mm)
Director, producer, scriptwriter, editor.
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1995 … WOOD
(10 min, 35mm)
Writer/director: Mark Raffety.
Editor.

1997 … AND THAT IS CINEMA
(4 min, 16mm, experimental.)
Director, producer, DP/operator, scriptwriter, editor.

1997 … A WAY LESS TRAVELLED
(8 min, 16mm, experimental)
A collaboration with artist, Gail Haffern.
Director, producer, DP/operator, editor.
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2000 … LAXMI
(11 min, 16mm. Funded by Creative New Zealand.)
Writer/ director: Mandrika Rupa.
Selected for the Film and Video Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Producer, editor.

2001 … JUNK
(10 min, 35mm. Funded by New Zealand Film Commission)
Director/writer: Greg King
Winner, Best Short Film, Nokia NZ Film Awards
Winner, Best Technical Contribution to a Short Film, NZ Film Awards
Runner-up, Nescafe Short Film Awards, 2001
Producer

2003 … FROM WHERE I’M STANDING
(10 min, 35mm. Funded by NZ Film Commission)
Director/writer: Analise Patterson
Premiered Venice Film Festival
Winner: Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Short Film, Floating Clouds Film Festival
Producer
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2003 … PLAYING A ROLE
(25 min, 16mm)
Director/co-writer/co-editor: Daniel Strang
Finalist: Best Screenplay Short Film, NZ Film Awards
Co-editor, co-writer, co-producer

2004 … NO ORDINARY SUN
(15 min, 35mm. Funded by NZ Film Commission)
Director/writer: Jonathan Brough)
Winner: Best Short Auckland International Film Festival
Finalist: Best Screenplay, NZ Film Awards
Producer
2008 … ARMAGEDDON REDUX
(14 min, animation, funded by Creative New Zealand)
Co-created with Dawn Tuffery
Producer, co-director, editor, writer, DP/camera
2011 … ABHISHEKA
(10 min, animation)
Music composed by John Psathas, performed by NZ String Quartet
Co-created with Dawn Tuffery
Producer, co-director, editor, DP/camera
TELEVISION SERIES
2004 - 2007 … KORERO MAI
(250 x 22 min, TV2, Prod: Cinco Cine)
Drama editor

2007 … LION MAN
(20 x 22 min, TV1, Prod: Great Southern TV)
Story producer, post-production supervisor

2008 … MILLION DOLLAR CATCH
(10 x 22 min, TV3, Prod: Great Southern TV)
Field story producer

2009 … DANGER BEACH: MURiWAI
(10 x 22min, Prime, Prod: Great Southern TV)
Field director

2010 … KORERO MAI
(50 x 22 min, TV2, Prod: Cinco Cine)
Drama editor

2011 … SHEARING GANG
(10 x 22 min, Prime, Prod: Great Southern TV)
Story producer, post-production supervisor

2013 … SHEARING GANG SERIES 2
(10 x 22 min, Prime, Prod: Great Southern TV)
Story producer, post-production supervisor

2014 … HOME KREW
(10 x 22 min, MTS, Prod: Cinco Cine)
Story producer post-production supervisor

2015 … ROAD TO THE NATS
(10 x 22 min, MTS, Prod: Cinco Cine)
Story producer, post-production supervisor

2017 … VOICES OF OUR FUTURE
(10 x 22 min, MTS, Prod: Cinco Cine)
Story producer, post-production supervisor

2019 - 2020 … TAKARO TRIBE
(15 X 13 min, MTS/TVNZ, Prod: Cinco Cine)
Post-production supervisor

2021 - 2022 … TAKARO TRIBE
(30 X 13 min, MTS/TVNZ, Prod: Cinco Cine)
Post-production supervisor, editor, scripting

2022 … TAKARO TRIBE
(20 X 13 min, MTS/TVNZ, Prod: Cinco Cine)
Post-production supervisor, editor, scripting