Jim Marbrook

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Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 6260

Email: jim.marbrook@aut.ac.nz

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BA, PG Cert Education, M Phil (Honours First Class)


Documentary and Drama production
Visual and sensory ethnography
Pacific studies
Social justice documentary work

Teaching Areas:

Post graduate:
Masters supervision
Screen Production and Studio Production

Feature film work: documentary

Marbrook, J. (Director / producer / editor /camera) (2014). Cap Bocage. Auckland: vfilms, Creative New Zealand & New Zealand Film Commission.
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Marbrook, J. (Director / producer / camera) (2012) Mental Notes. Auckland: vfilms & The Frozen Funds Trust.
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Mental Notes Trailer from Jim Marbrook on Vimeo.

Marbrook, J. (Director, camera)(2006). Ko whanganui te awa. Auckland: Zoomslide, Maori Television, Te Mangai Paho.
Marbrook, J. (Writer / director / producer / editor /camera) (2003). Dark Horse. Auckland: vfilms, Creative New Zealand.
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Feature film work: drama

As co-producer. (2014) The Dark Horse. Auckland: Four Knights Films, New Zealand Film Commission
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Current Post Graduate Supervisions:

Toiroa Williams : Waingohia: Understanding key factors that develop rangatahi Maori to succeed in Opotiki (secondary supervisor)


2004 – Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellowship
2005 – Dark Horse: best documentary Docedge Festival
2007 – Pacific Media Centre Journalist in Residence New Caledonia
2013 – Dean’s Prize for Critic and Conscience of Society
2013 – Mental Notes TheMHS Australian Media Award
2014 – Rialto New Zealand Film Awards: Cap Bocage nominations for Best Documentary, Best Documentary Director, Best Documentary Editing
2014 – The Dark Horse (as co-producer) Rialto New Zealand Film Awards: The Dark Horse Best Film.
2014 – The John Read Award International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis.
2015 – The Dark Horse (as co-producer) Rotterdam International Film Festival Audience Award for Best Film
2015 – The Dark Horse (as co-producer) Seattle Film Festival Best Film
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