RAYNBIRD FILMS

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RAYNBIRD LTD was established by Gaylene Barnes in 1995, on the Otago peninsula. Currently Raynbird operates out of Christchurch, and provides production and post-production services to the film and television industry.  Please see below for a list of recent projects:

 

Seven Rivers Walking – Haere Marire  – Feature Documentary (1x84min)
Producer / Director / Editor / Camera
(New Zealand International Film Festival 2017: Official Selection)

The Art of Recovery – Feature Documentary (1x85min)
Editor – Client: Fisheye Films, Christchurch/Auckland

Hautu / Charlie Bloom – Feature Films (2×60′)
Editor – Client: Wickcandle Films, Christchurch

Aftermath – Where the Faults Lie – Television Documentary (1x1hr)
Post – Client: Paua Productions, Christchurch

Aftermath: Rebuild – Television Documentary (1x1hr)
Field Director – 1/3 of episode. Client: Paua Productions, Christchurch

The Mobile Meat Processing Unit – Short Film
Producer / Director / Editor
(New Zealand International Film Festival: Official Selection)

Coasters 2 – Television Lifestyle Series (10x 30′)
Post-Production Director – Client: Fisheye Films, Christchurch.

The Grand Plan – Observational Documentary Series (3 x 1hr)
Director and Writer – Client : Paua Productions, Christchurch.

Kaitangata Twitch – Childrens Television Drama Series
On-Set Art Director – Client: Tin Shed Productions, Wellington.
(Winner: Best Production Design, NZ Film Awards)

Hunger for the Wild – Television Lifestyle Series (24 x 30′)
Post-production – Client: Fisheye Films, Christchurch.
(Winner: Best Lifestyle Series, Qantas Film and TV Awards)

Earth Whisperers Papatuanuku – Documentary Feature Film
Editor and Director – Client: Wickcandle Films, Christchurch.

Barefoot Cinema – Documentary Feature Film
Editing – Client: Frank Film Productions, Christchurch.
(Winner: Best Documentary Directing, NZ Film Awards)

Beautiful Inside and Out – Documentary
Writing and Directing –  Client: Frank Film.

Wannabes – Childrens Television
Directing, Editing, Art Director, Animation – Client: Whitebait Productions, Christchurch.

Out of Sight / Out of Mind – Documentary
Editor – Client: Frank Film.
(Nomination: Best Documentary Editing, NZ Film Awards)

Meet Me in Miami – Feature Film
Production Designer. Client: Best Friends Production, Christchurch

Mothers Day – Short Experimental Film
Writing and Directing
(Wellington Fringe Film Festival)

Scarfies – F eature Film
Production Design –  Client: Nightmare Productions, Dunedin.
(Nominee in the Nokia NZ Film and Television Awards)

The Prison of Infinite Space – Multimedia Installation
Artist – Dunedin Public Art Gallery

Laura Paints – Stage Play
Playwriter – The Globe Theatre. Directed by Robert Sarkies

The Holes Of History – Experimental Short Film
Director and Editor
(Wellington Fringe Film Festival)