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John A Givins

Producer, Director

John A Givins is a television producer and director. His company Livingstone Productions produced the award-winning historical series Captain’s Log, and eleven seasons of Queer Nation. Givins has gone on to produce programmes and develop formats for Māori Television.

Story-telling has to be passionate, personal and privileged. True, honest and real performance transcends cultural limits and illuminates the joy of life. John A Givins

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Interview

John A Givins: Early drama days, Queer Nation, and more...

Interview, 2009

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50 Years of New Zealand Television: 2 - The Whole World's Watching

2010, Subject - Television

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50 Years of New Zealand Television: 5 - Telling Stories

2010, Subject - Television

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Farr from Heaven

2005, Producer - Television

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Futile Attraction

2005, Executive Producer - Film

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Queer Nation - Marilyn Waring

2004, Executive Producer - Television

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Queer Nation - State of the Queer Nation

2004, Executive Producer - Television

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Queer Nation - Takatāpui

2004, Executive Producer - Television

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Queer Nation - Farm Boys

2003, Executive Producer - Television

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Queer Nation - Gay Games Reloaded

2003, Editor - Television

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Queer Nation - Peter Ellis: A Queer Perspective

2003, Executive Producer - Television

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Queer Nation - Peter Ellis: A Question of Justice

2003, Executive Producer - Television

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Queer Nation - Wellington Queer People, Queer Places, Queer Stories

2002, Executive Producer - Television

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The Hill

2002, Producer - Short Film

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Captain's Log

2001, Producer - Television

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Captain's Log - Episode Four

2001, Producer, Original Concept - Television

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Captain's Log - Episode Three

2001, Producer, Original Concept - Television

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Captain's Log - Episode Two

2001, Producer, Original Concept - Television

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Captain's Log - First Episode

2001, Producer, Original Concept - Television

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1998 Montana New Zealand Wearable Art Awards

1998, Producer - Television

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1998 Hero Parade

1998, Producer - Television

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Queer Nation

1996 - 2004, Producer - Television

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Corbans Fashion Collections - 1995

1995, Producer, Director - Television

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Shortland Street

1992 - ongoing, As: Douglas Edgely - Television

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Short Sportz - 1991 'Best Of'

1991, Executive Producer, Director - Television

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Corbans Fashion Collections

1990 - 1998, Director, Producer - Television

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Peppermint Twist

1987, Director - Television

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Kaleidoscope - Architectural Resorts

1987, Producer - Television

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Seekers - I Hope You Know What You're Doing (First Episode)

1986, Director - Television

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Country GP

1984 - 1985, Director - Television

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Pioneer Women - Hera Ngoungou

1983, As: Surveyor - Television

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Beyond Reasonable Doubt

1980, As: Detective Len Johnson - Film

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Children of Fire Mountain

1979, As: Christopher Bain - Television