Home by Christmas (2010)

Director: Gaylene Preston
Starring: Tony Barry, Martin Henderson, Chelsie Preston Crayford

A film memoir based on filmmaker Gaylene Preston's interviews with her father about his World War II experiences, reconstructed with actor Tony Barry... Read more

The Bad Seed (2019)

Starring: Matt Minto, Dean O'Gorman, Jodie Hillock, Xavier Horan, Chelsie Preston Crayford...

The Bad Seed tells the story of two brothers from a dysfunctional family who have raised themselves up from the desperate days of their early childhoo... Read more

Hope and Wire (2014)

Director: Gaylene Preston
Starring: Bernard Hill, Joel Tobeck, Stephen Lovatt, Miriama McDowell, Rachel House, Chels...

"Hope and Wire", a television drama inspired by true events, first-hand accounts and employing actual newsreel footage, is set in the aftermath of the... Read more

Show of Hands (2008)

Director: Anthony McCarten
Starring: Melanie Lynskey, Craig Hall, Stephen Lovatt, Kyle Dyhrberg, Chelsie Preston Cray...

Melanie Lynskey came back to NZ to make this light-hearted romantic drama about a competition (famously held in Lower Hutt back in the '80s) where fol... Read more