PREVIOUS PROJECTS & PRODUCTIONS

Feeding New Zealand’s Birds
Feeding New Zealand’s Birds
Made in collaboration with PhD candidate, Josie Galbraith. Engaging science communication helps this important message reach with the wider New Zealand public.

Feeding New Zealand’s Birds

An animation and science communication collaboration.
Force of Habits
Force of Habits
A fresh look at what we could do in our everyday life to make a difference for Climate Change.

Force of Habits

A fun, short-film collaboration by three close friends with spare time on their hands.
60s Civics
60s Civics
A collection of animations to better understand Civics in our society.

60s Civics

Everyday kiwis use unique analogies to explain Civics. Click the VIMEO link to see more.
Starfood
Starfood
A short, fast-paced and visually engaging animation for a formulated meal replacement, ideal for earthquake and survival kits.

Please click on 'PLAY VIDEO' at https://starfood.menu/

SaferMe
SaferMe
A short, fast-paced and visually engaging animation for an impressive software and tool that protects workers' Health & Safety.

Please click on 'PLAY VIDEO' at https://starfood.menu/

New Zealand Parliament
New Zealand Parliament
Various videos made for Office of the Clerk & New Zealand Parliament to engage, entertain and educate broader audiences.

Hansard150 - Five Favourite Facts

A creative way to learn about Hansard as we celebrate it's 150th birthday in New Zealand Parliament.
Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards
Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards
Over 4-years of video content to recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements in education across New Zealand.

BizDojo Wellington videos

A wide collection videos made for the Bizdojo by Matai Media.
Helping To Manage Water
Helping To Manage Water
Made in collaboration with adelphi.de for an international audience of water resource managers, to explain how satellite imagery can help to better manage water resources.

Helping To Manage Water

An animation created for adelphi.de
BizDojo Wellington
BizDojo Wellington
A large collection of light-hearted videos about the new co-working space, the community, celebrations and friendly tips.

BizDojo Wellington videos

A wide collection videos made for the Bizdojo by Matai Media.
BeCause
BeCause – Rosa's Earthship
A short documentary about one young Kiwi's passion to make a difference by building homes from recycled materials.

BeCause – Rosa's Earthship

Part of a project launched by Inspiring Stories Trust, celebrating young Kiwis making a difference.
Trend Observatory on Water
Trend Observatory in Water
An animation made for adelphi.de and yet to be publically released. Please ask us for a private link if you're interested in viewing this animation.

Trend Observatory on Water

An animation created for adelphi.de about Global Trends and Water.
VLED
Climate Action Starts with Dialogue
A video introducing the V-LED project (Vertical Integration and Learning for Low-Emission Development in Africa and Southeast Asia) that is supporting local climate solutions around the world.

Climate Action Starts with Dialogue

An animation created for adelphi.de
Lifewise
Lifewise
Part of a collection of short films made with IST for various social impact organisations around New Zealand.

Lifewise

Elaine shares her personal journey through homelessness in New Zealand.
ARTiculate
ARTiculate
The beginning of a collection of Artist showcases.

ARTiculate – Roger Rossell

An artistic documentary on Roger Rossell, his photography and a XIX century processing technique.
Enviromark
Enviro-mark Solutions
An info-graphic animation to explain carbon conscious certifications.

Enviro-Mark Solutions - The International Marketplace

Why carbon conscious certifications can help you in the International Marketplace.
GridAKL
GridAKL
A small collection of bright and fun videos for the GridAKL co-working space and its community
Smart Energy Challenge
Smart Energy Challenge
Wellington-wide collaboration that brings together businesses, community partners, entrepreneurs to support citizens for urban climate change solutions.

Smart Energy Challenge

Summarising an open-sourced programme & process for local solutions to Climate Change. More info: http://smartenergychallenge.org.nz
DCC
Introducing Your City Council
A hand-drawn info-graphic video targeting youth in Dunedin.

Introducing Your City Council

What the Dunedin City Council does and how it impacts on our everyday lives.
Videography workshops
Videography workshops
We ran a series of workshops in Berlin for individuals and organisations wanting to produce their own video content with a call-to-action.

Videography for Positive Action

We ran a series of workshops in Berlin for individuals and organisations wanting to produce their own video content with a call-to-action.
IST Filmmaking Roadtrip
Filmmaking Roadtrip
Matai Media supported Inspiring Stories for two nationwide Roadtrips, teaching storytelling and filmmaking to teenagers all over NZ.

Inspiring Stories Trust Nationwide Roadtrip

Helping young people to share their stories for positive-change, through workshops, filmmaking and a short film competition.
Optimal Workshop
Video Production Mentoring
One-on-one support for all aspects of video production, remotely and in-person.

Mentoring for Optimal Workshop

We provided one-on-one mentoring for all aspects of video production, remotely and in-person.
Vic Bootcamp
Victoria Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
Following small start-up teams as they navigate a 10-week accelerator programme.

Victoria Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

A video collection for Weekly Catch-ups and an overview documentary, in conjunction with BizDojo Wellington.
IST Film Competition
IST Film Competition
Matai Media worked with Inspiring Stories to grow their annual film competition, showcasing a wide range of impacting short films by young people.

Inspiring Stories Trust Film Competition

Showcasing and encouraging young New Zealanders to share their short films for positive-change.
OFLC
Wise choices
A campaign created for the Office of Film and Literature Classification in New Zealand

Wise choices for you and your bros

Part of a collection of videos about making smart decisions to protect young people from harmful content.
48hr 2015
48hr Film Competition 2015
Team Moon Landing's award-winning entry. Genre – Horror.

"Save Yourself" – 48hr Film Competition 2015

Lu's Role – Cinematographer. Awards – Best Actress, Best Female Director, and Sexiest Looking Short
48hr Film Competition 2014
48hr Film Competition 2014
Team Moon Landing's entry. Genre – Musical.

"Engaged" – 48hr Film Competition 2014

Lu's Role – Producer.
Kiwi Diary
The Kiwi Diary
Photography selected for various editions of The Kiwi Diary, celebrating unique and inspiring aspects of Kiwi life.

"Goblin's Longdrop"

Jumbo Circuit, Aotearoa.
Antarctica Photography
Antarctica
A photography collection from the Antarctic seas and coastlines.
Icebergs & Lightning
Icebergs & Lightning
A photography collection from Antarctic and Argentian contracts and travels.

Icebergs & Lightning

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South Georgia Photography
South Georgia
A photography collection from the magnificent landscapes of South Georgia.
Central & South America
Central & South America
A photography collection from Central and South American contracts and travels.
North America
North America
A photography collection from various wild places in North America.

North American Wilderness

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