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 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 JOJO RABBIT, HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE, Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami’s THE BREAKER UPPERERS. He is also associate producer of Disney's PETE'S DRAGON. He also produced documentaries, TICKLED, DARK TOURIST, I SPY, and FAFSWAGVOUGE.COM. Previously he produced two seasons and a US pilot of Madeleine Sami’s award-winning comedy SUPER CITY directed by Taika Waititi & Oscar Kightley and Jessica Hansell’s cartoon AROHA BRIDGE. He conceived and produced two seasons of WA$TED which sold to 20 countries and formatted into eight more. He has 18 years production experience in the film, TV, live and digital creative industries.
Producer Morgan Waru works across Piki's development slate and 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.