Visual narrative, drama performance, visual effects, post-production.
Toa Fraser is a multi-award winning director, playwright and screenwriter.
Born in London to a Fijian father and British mother, Toa’s career began in New Zealand in 1998 with the success of his hit fringe show “Bare”, which he later adapted for the screen. He made his directorial debut with his screen adaptation with his feature “No. 2” (2006), which won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival in the same year.
Toa’s second film, “Dean Spanley” (2008) starring Peter O’Toole and Sam Neill premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2008.
The film swept the New Zealand Film and Television Awards in 2009, winning seven awards including Best Film and Best Director for Fraser.
“The Dead Lands” (2014) is the story of the teenage son of a slain Maori chieftain looking to avenge his father’s murder and bring peace to the souls of his loved ones. Toa’s most recent directorial foray, “6 Days” (2016) Starring Abbie Cornish and Jamie Bell is due for release later this year.