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Jackie van Beek

Actor, Director, Writer

The multi-talented Jackie van Beek emerged from Wellington’s theatre scene in the 1990s. After directing a run of award-winning shorts, her first feature The Inland Road was invited to the 2017 Berlin Film Festival. She went on to co-direct, co-write and co-star in comedy The Breaker Upperers, with Madeleine Sami. As an actor, van Beek is probably best known for playing a vampire groupie on What We Do in the Shadows

A bit of panic excites me, actually. You learn to be bold and to fail and to carry on. That’s when you truly feel alive. Jackie van Beek, in a Listener interview with Diana Wichtel, 15 October 2015

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Interview

Jackie van Beek - Funny As Interview

Interview, 2019

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Interview

Jackie van Beek: On the importance of chaos in filmmaking...

Interview, 2018

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Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy

2019, Subject - Television

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Educators

2019 - 2020, Writer, Creator, As: Robyn Duffy - Web

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Educators - First Episode

2019, Creator, Writer, As: Robyn Duffy - Web

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Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy (series promo)

2019, Subject - Television

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Three Turns 30 - Promo

2019, As: Pauline - Television

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Wellington Paranormal

2018 - 2020, Director - Television

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The Breaker Upperers

2018, As: Jen, Writer, Co-Director - Film

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Funny Girls - NZ Suffragette Special

2018, As: Pauline the producer - Television

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Golden Boy (Comedy Pilot Week)

2018, Director - Television

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Wellington Paranormal - Excerpts

2018, Director - Television

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The Inland Road

2017, Writer, Director - Film

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800 Words

2016 - 2017, As: Gloria - Television

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Funny Girls

2015 - 2018, As: Pauline - Television

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Uphill

2014, Director, Writer, As: Tramper - Short Film

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What We Do in the Shadows

2014, As: Jackie - Film

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In Safe Hands

2011, Director, Writer - Short Film

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Super City

2011 - 2013, As: Kaye - Television

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7 Days

2014, Panellist - Television

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Eagle vs Shark

2007, As: Anthea - Film

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Rude Awakenings

2007, As: Linda - Television

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Rude Awakenings - First Episode

2007, As: Linda - Television

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Freaky

2003 - 2005, As: Von Strudel - Television

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Love Mussel

2001, As: Fiona Mathieson - Television

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Shortland Street

1999, 2006, As: Annallese Nichols, Nash Kirby - Television