Producer Rhonda Kite founded company Kiwa Media Group, which developed a successful programme to aid dubbing and dialogue recording, and made long-running Māori Television arts series Kete Aronui. Kite's award-winning slate of documentaries includes films on the Ōtara community, gangs, whāngai, and squeegee bandits. Kiwa Digital went on to focus on creating interactive books for mobile devices.
Chelsea Winstanley was Oscar-nominated in 2020 for her work as a producer on Jojo Rabbit. Winstanley produced 2018 documentary Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen, about Māori director Merata Mita, and also worked on vampire hit What We Do in the Shadows. Her directorial CV includes short films, a 2005 documentary on activist Tame Iti, and being part of the team of Māori women behind acclaimed anthology film Waru. In 2020 Winstanley announced the launch of LA and Aotearoa-based production company This Too Shall Pass — to tell "authentic stories with unique cultural perspectives".
Tessa Tylee has over two decades of television credits, including six seasons of community hero garden renovation show Mucking In. She begun on the coffee run on factual series Heroes and worked her way up to helm documenaries on rally driver Possum Bourne and actor Kevin Smith. These days Tylee runs her own production outfit, Alice in Television, from Hawke's Bay.