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Paul Casserly

Director, Writer

Paul Casserly won a Qantas TV Award in 2009 for directing upstart satirical show Eating Media Lunch. The show ran for six years on TVNZ. Casserly continued his creative partnership with presenter Jeremy Wells on The Unauthorised History of New Zealand and Birdland. Casserly has also directed music programmes for Neil Finn and Bic Runga, and videos for Greg Johnson, Tim Finn, and his own group Strawpeople.

...none of us really knew what we were doing. We were making it up as we went along. Paul Casserly on the early days of TV show Havoc, in his interview for 2019 TV series Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy

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Interview

Paul Casserly - Funny As Interview

Interview, 2019

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John Clarke - Funny As compilation

2021, Subject - Web

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Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy

2019, Subject - Television

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Why Am I? The Science of Us

2016, Co-Director - Television

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All Talk with Anika Moa - First Episode

2016, Producer - Television

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Why Am I? The Science of Us 1 - The Early Years (First Episode)

2016, Co-Director - Television

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Why Am I? The Science of Us 2 - When Teens Run off the Rails (Episode Two)

2016, Co-Director - Television

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Why Am I? The Science of Us 3 - When Genes Mix with the Wrong Environment (Episode Three)

2016, Co-Director - Television

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Why Am I? The Science of Us 4 - Dirt is Good, Dirt Poor is Bad (Episode Four)

2016, Co-Director - Television

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The Grand Tour - Jeremy Wells with the NZSO

2011, Co-Director, Camera - Television

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Billy T: Te Movie

2011, Subject - Film

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Radiradirah

2010, Contributing Director - Television

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Birdland

2009, Director, Producer, Writer - Television

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Birdland - First Episode

2009, Director, Writer, Producer - Television

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The Devil Dared Me To

2007, Narrator - Film

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Eating Media Lunch - The Worst of EML

2006, Director, Writer, Producer - Television

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The Unauthorised History of New Zealand

2005 - 2009, Director, Producer, Writer - Television

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The Unauthorised History of New Zealand - Visitors (Episode One)

2005, Director, Producer, Writer - Television

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The Unauthorised History of New Zealand - Sex (excerpts)

2005, Director, Writer, Producer - Television

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The Lion Man - First Episode

2004, Narrator - Television

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Colin McCahon: I Am

2004, Narrator - Television

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Intrepid Journeys - India (Pio Terei)

2004, Director - Television

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Intrepid Journeys - Vietnam (Robyn Malcolm)

2004, Director - Television

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The Lion Man

2004 - 2007, Narrator - Television

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Eating Media Lunch

2003 - 2008, Director, Producer, Writer - Television

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3 Chords & the Truth: The Anika Moa Story

2003, Narrator - Television

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Coffee, Tea or Me?

2002, Composer - Television

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Listening for the Weather

2002, Director - Music video

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Mercury Lane

2001 - 2003, Director, Narrator - Television

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Finn for a Day

2001, Producer, Camera, Director - Television

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Mercury Lane - Series One, Episode 13

2001, Director - Television

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Together in Concert

2001, Director, Producer - Television

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Havoc at the Big Day Out

1999, Director - Television

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Havoc

1997 - 99, Producer, Director - Television

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Havoc - First Episode

1997, Producer, Director - Television

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Taller Than God

1996, Composer, As: Surveillance man - Music video

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Voiceover

1996, Composer - Short Film

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Beautiful Skin

1995, Co-Director - Music video

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Sweet Disorder

1995, Co-Director - Music video

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Under the Milky Way

1994, Co-Director - Music video

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Newsnight

1994 - 1995, Director, Research - Television

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Trick with a Knife

1994, Co-Director - Music video