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Tony Hiles

Director, Producer

British-born Tony Hiles began working in the Kiwi screen industry in the mid 1960s. He went on to direct a run of live television, a documentary about director Peter Jackson, and an ambitious, decade-long series of films following artist Michael Smither. In 1996 he won an NZ Film Best Director award for his only feature, Jack Brown Genius. Hiles died on 6 February 2021.

Shoot straight and don’t take no for an answer unless it’s the answer you want. Tony Hiles