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Himiona Grace

Director [Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Porou]

Himiona Grace learnt about filmmaking at Wellington’s legendary Pacific Films. Former poutakawaenga (Māori liaison officer) at the Film Archive, Grace has composed music for a variety of shorts and television programmes; the longtime photographer has also won awards for his stills. In 2013 he wrote and directed his first feature film: The Pā Boys, which follows a reggae trio from Wellington on a road trip north.

Image + word + music = film Himiona Grace on his personal motto