Producers Carthew Neal & Taika Waititi are looking for international opportunities to package & finance our projects. If you are interested please get in touch.
Taika Waititi has forged a stellar career (his film HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE is the top grossing NZ film of all time) not only as a creative, but also as an entrepreneur. He continues to innovate in his approach to filmmaking, and the way he reaches audiences. He has established deep international contacts, and is in demand across festivals to some of the most influential companies and agencies in the world. See more on the writer's page.
Carthew Neal produced Waititi's HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE and documentary TICKLED - both with premiered at Sundance 2016 to rave reviews and have sold out around the world. He is also associate producer of Disney's PETE'S DRAGON. He also produced documentary, I SPY and cartoon, AROHA BRIDGE. Previously he produced two seasons and a US pilot of Madeleine Sami’s award-winning comedy SUPER CITY directed by Taika Waititi & Oscar Kightley. He conceived and produced two seasons of WA$TED which sold to 20 countries and formatted into eight more. He has fourteen years production experience in the film, TV, live and digital creative industries.
Development Producer Morgan Waru works across Piki's development slate. She is producing her first feature BABY DONE. She works alongside Carthew producing Jessica Hansell's AROHA BRIDGE and Tanu Gago's FAFSWAG INTERACTIVE. Morgan is very familiar with working with comedy and what works with younger audiences having worked on kiwi comedies SUPER CITY, JONO & BEN TV & FUNNY GIRLS. Morgan has also worked on various American TV shows like Power Rangers and Ash Vs Evil Dead, Season 1 and 2. Of Ngati Porou descent, Morgan grew up in a whanau reestablishing their Māori roots and is particularly interested in developing projects that encourage Te Reo language learning.