Tessa Tylee

Lecturer - Screen Production


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Areas of Teaching

Directing Documentary


Tessa worked in television in Auckland for around 15 years and most of those years were producing and directing documentaries and factual series.  Tessa produced and directed the first six series of Mucking In (and won awards for it) and also directed on the Maori arts programme Kete Aronui.  She produced and directed a documentary on rally driver Possum Bourne (Possum) and another on actor Kevin Smith (Remembering Kev).

Tessa now has her own DVD business (Looking Back) recording the stories of the past for businesses and families.  She is also one of the founders and the current manager of Film Hawke’s Bay. http://www.filmhawkesbay.com/#about-us/ http://www.nzonscreen.com/person/tessa-tylee