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Oscar Kightley

Actor, Writer, Director

bro'Town cast hang out with creators The Naked Samoans. From left: David Fane, Mario Gaoa (standing), Oscar Kightley (sitting) and Shimpal Lelisi.

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From left: Robbie Magasiva as Michael, Iaheto Ah Hi as Stanley, Shimpal Lelisi as Sefa, Oscar Kightley as Albert and David Fane as Bolo aka D-Rizzle from Sione's Wedding.

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Director Oscar Kightley with Johnny (Mac Kaisuva) in 2013 Short Film Tom's Dairy.

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A still from Oscar Kightley short Tom’s Dairy (2013): Johnny (Mac Kaisuva) and Angelique (Janelle Chung). Nominated for four Moa awards including Best Short Film, it was produced by Elizabeth Mitchell.

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The bro'Town characters hang out with their creators (and voices). From left David Fane (voice of Jeff da Māori and Mack, who is on the far right in purple), producer Elizabeth Mitchell, Mario Gaoa (standing - his character Sione Tapili is in orange glasses on the right), Oscar Kightley (Vale Pepelo, in glasses) and Shimpal Lelisi (Valeo Pepelo, who is between Mitchell and Kightley).

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Oscar Kightley and friend in 2013 documentary Rooster Rooster Dragon Rat - Oscar's Guide to the Chinese Zodiac

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A shot from 2013's Tom’s Dairy. The short film about a Samoan boy growing up in West Auckland features Mac Kaisuva (in grey shirt) in the main role, with support from John Vaifale (yellow short) . Oscar Kightley wrote and directed, while the producer was Elizabeth Mitchell. 

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From left Iaheto Ah Hi as Stanley, Oscar Kightley as Albert, Shimpal Lelisi as Sefa and Robbie Magasiva as Michael in a scene from Sione's Wedding.

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From left: Iaheto Ah Hi, Oscar Kightley, Shimpal Lelisi, Robbie Magasiva and David Fane in a scene from Sione's Wedding.

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All of the bro'Town creators and producers animated! Left back row: Maka Makatoa, Elizabeth Mitchell, Ant Sang. Middle Row: Mario Gaoa, Oscar Kightley, Shimpal Lelisi. Lying down: David Fane.

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A scene from 2013 documentary Rooster Rooster Dragon Rat - Oscar's Guide to the Chinese Zodiac

Photo supplied by Elizabeth Mitchell