With a background in film publicity in England, Nigel Hutchinson emigrated to New Zealand in 1974. After co-founding production company Motion Pictures, he went on to direct a run of award-winning TV commercials, and co-produce Kiwi movie landmark Goodbye Pork Pie. He passed away on 23 March 2017.
We actually made our money back in New Zealand. To get your money back to the producers, you've actually got to do about three times in the box office ... so it was a real success story. Producer Nigel Hutchinson on the success of Goodbye Pork Pie, on the 2006 Special Edition DVD