In The Zone

Robyn Paterson - Director

In The Zone is Robyn’s second feature documentary. Her first, Finding Mercy – about her search for a missing friend in her homeland of Zimbabwe – premiered at IDFA in 2012. It was awarded Best Cinematography and Best Emerging Filmmaker at New Zealand’s DocEdge Film Festival the following year, and was a finalist for Best Documentary and Best Documentary Director at the New Zealand Film Awards. The film led to Robyn’s appearance as a speaker at TEDx Auckland.

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Jill Macnab - Producer

Jill manages Vendetta Films, an Australia/New Zealand independent film distribution company, and Vendetta Productions, which produced New Zealand’s biggest local box office hit of 2015, Born to Dance, and is executive producing this year’s cult documentary hit, Pecking Order. She was the first non-European-based participant of the prestigious Inside Pictures programme.

Christina Milligan - Co-Producer

Christina (Ngati Porou) is an experienced producer and screenwriter of feature drama and documentaries. Her recent credits include executive producing the feature Mt Zion, which topped the New Zealand box office in 2013, and the documentary The Price of Peace, which won the Best Documentary award at the ImagiNative Media and Arts Festival in Toronto.