Yvonne Mackay

Director

Yvonne Mackay is a prolific director of New Zealand television, whose work has often focused on the arts and projects made for young people. She made history as the director of The Silent One (1984), the first New Zealand feature film directed solely by a woman. These days Mackay runs Wellington company Production Shed TV.

I’m a great believer in the power of young people, especially young women, to overcome great odds even when no one else seems to believe in them. This is a trope I’ve kept throughout my career. Yvonne Mackay, in a 2012 interview with website Spectacular Optical

Interview

Yvonne Mackay and Margaret Mahy: A special partnership...

Interview, 2008

Shmeat

2016, Executive Producer - Short Film

Kaitangata Twitch

2010, Director - Television

Kaitangata Twitch - First Episode

2010, Director, Executive Producer - Television

A Tall Long Faced Tale

2008, Director, Producer, Original Concept - Television

Aspiring

2006, Director - Television

The Insiders Guide to Love

2005, Director - Television

The Insiders Guide to Love - Who Taught You Love (Episode Six)

2005, Director - Television

The Insiders Guide to Happiness

2004, Director - Television

The Insiders Guide to Happiness - Does Happiness Grow Up? (Chapter Eleven)

2004, Director - Television

Clare

2000, Director - Television

Duggan

1999, Director - Television

Duggan: A Shadow of Doubt

1999, Director - Television

Duggan: Sins of the Fathers

1998, Director - Television

Duggan: Death in Paradise

1997, Director - Television

Typhon's People

1993, Director - Television

Undercover

1991, Director - Television

Public Eye

1988 - 1989, Director - Television

The Haunting of Barney Palmer

1986, Director - Television

Cuckoo Land - The House (First Episode)

1985, Director - Television

Cuckoo Land - The Neighbour (Episode Two)

1985, Director - Television

Cuckoo Land

1985, Director - Television

The Silent One

1984, Director - Film

The Monster's Christmas

1981, Director - Television

Blackhearted Barney Blackfoot

1980, Director - Short Film

Country Calendar - Rural Fashions

1978, Director - Television

Old Man's Story

1977, Director - Short Film