Aileen O’Sullivan has acted, directed and produced, but she argues that the word storyteller fits her best. Her work as a director ranges from Gloss and The Billy T James Show to The Great New Zealand Showdown specials. Under her production company Seannachie Productions, she has also worked on a number of well-received documentaries including Witi Ihimaera, Black Grace – From Cannon’s Creek to Jacob’s Pillow, and Ngaio Marsh – Crime Queen.
In this ScreenTalk, O’Sullivan talks about:
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I think the thing that underpins everything for me is story ... the power of story to affect change, and the power of it to inspire, and how people that work with story can change history.– Aileen O’Sullivan on her creative ethos, late in this interview