Film and Television production company Koru Productions are the latest to join Lindale Village.
Wellington-raised producer Debra Kelleher has more than three decades experience in
Broadcasting. She cut her production teeth in Australia (Neighbours, Sale of the Century), before returning home to work on Shortland Street, then cult teen show The Tribe along with several international drama series shot in Wellington including William Shatner's A Twist in the Tale and Richard Thomas in Swiss Family Robinson and the Feature Film Snakeskin.
She has worked with many production companies on one off's and editorial/factual series, including This Is Your Life - Sir Peter Leitch aka the Mad Butcher, Arts Documentaries WOW - Unzipped and The Royal New Zealand Ballet performances. Kelleher was at the helm of breakfast TV show Good Morning, and five seasons of flagship TVNZ show Dancing with The Stars.
Debra continues to produce and manage projects including live events and promotions along with securing sponsorship and funding opportunities for the creative community and is based at BeachFM on the coast and is passionate about creating a pipeline of work for Wellington.
Debra is currently consulting on TV and film projects. She also sits on the board which runs NZ On Screen and sister website AudioCulture. She is currently working on the ground as an event sales manager in Wellington. Kelleher is sometimes credited as Debra Kelleher-Smith.
Contact Debra via the contact details below for more information or queries.
2009 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Best Entertainment Programme: Dancing with the Stars
2008 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Entertainment Programme: Dancing with the Stars
2007 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Best Lifestyle/Entertainment Programme: Dancing with the Stars, for Series 2, Episode 8
Nominated for Best Drama Programme: Karaoke High, Episodes 1 and 9
Nominated for Best Children's Programme (with Thomas Robins): The Killian Curse
2006 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Best Lifestyle/Entertainment Programme: Dancing with the Stars
C O N T A C T
111 Main Road, North Paraparaumu,