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Desray Armstrong

Producer, Production Manager [Te-Aitanga-a-Hauiti, Ngāti Porou]

Desray Armstrong has built up a diverse slate of production credits since she entered the screen industry in 2004. Aside from producing acclaimed short films (Meathead, Ellen is Leaving) and TV programmes (police drama Harry, Māori musical instrument series Haumanu), she has also been a production manager or production coordinator on a run of feature films — from international projects shooting downunder (Slow West, Mortal Engines), to Kiwi stories (What We Do in the Shadows, Predicament). In 2018 Armstrong produced her debut feature film, acclaimed romance Stray

Desray is beloved in the industry, not just because she cares deeply for everyone who works on her projects, but because she so obviously loves what she does. Jonathan Brough, director of short film Snowmen

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Coming Home in the Dark

2021, Producer - Film

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Juniper

2021, Producer - Film

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Reunion

2020, Line Producer - Film

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Wellington Paranormal

2018 - 2021, Line Producer - Television

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Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen

2018, Post-Production Supervisor - Film

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Mortal Engines

2018, Production Coordinator - Film

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Stray

2018, Producer - Film

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Wellington Paranormal - Excerpts

2018, Line Producer - Television

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The Rehearsal

2016, Line Producer - Film

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The Watercooler

2016 - 2018, Producer - Web

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The Watercooler - Series One

2016, Producer - Web

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What We Do in the Shadows

2014, Production Coordinator - Film

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Field Punishment No. 1

2014, Production Manager - Television

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Pirates of the Airwaves

2014, Production Coordinator - Television

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The Weight of Elephants

2013, Production Coordinator - Film

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Harry

2013, Production Manager - Television

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Harry - This is Personal (First Episode)

2013, Production Manager - Television

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Medicine Man

2013, Producer - Music video

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Ellen is Leaving

2012, Producer - Short Film

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Meathead

2011, Producer - Short Film

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Rage

2011, Production Coordinator - Television

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Tangiwai - A Love Story

2011, Production Coordinator - Television

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Tracker

2010, Production Coordinator - Film

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Ebony Society

2010, As: Moana - Short Film

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Predicament

2010, Production Coordinator - Film

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Home by Christmas

2010, Production Coordinator - Film

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Warbrick

2009, Production Manager - Short Film

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Show of Hands

2008, Production Coordinator - Film

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Tame Iti - The Man Behind the Moko

2005, Producer - Television

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The Mole

2005, Production Manager - Television