Roseanne Liang
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HEIGHT:
158cm
HAIR:
black
EYES:
brown

BACKGROUND
As well as being a trained actress Roseanne is an accomplished filmmaker, and currently has short films on the international festival circuit, as well as NZ Film Commission funding for ongoing projects. She works professionally as an editor and director in the NZ film and TV industry.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
2012 - Sir Peter Blake Trust Emerging Leader Award
2006 - Best Digital Feature (finalist) "Banana In a Nutshell" - Air NZ Screen Awards
2005 - Best Director "Henchman" - Asia NZ Film Festival  
2006 - Best Digital Feature (finalist) "Banana In a Nutshell" - Air NZ Screen Awards
2005 - SPADA New Filmmaker of the Year Award  

2006 - Best Director (Documentary) "Banana in a Nutshell" - Asian Festival of First Films  
2007 - New Zealand Chinese Association Significant Achievement Award  
2007 - Meeting Point Audience Award for Best Foreign Short "Take 3" - Valladolid International Film Festival
2001 - TV2 Young Filmaker Award "Filmworthy"
2005 - Best Documentary "Banana in a Nutshel" - NZ International Documentary Festival

2008 - Best Technical Contribution (Editing) "Take 3" - Show Me Shorts Film Festival
2008 - Great Southern Film and TV "Woman to Watch" Award - WIFT (NZ)  
2009 - Third Eye Award for Best Short Film "Take 3" - DisOrient Asian American Film Festival
2011 - Best Screen play for a Feature Film "My Wedding and Other Secrets" with Angeline Loo - AFTA  
2011 - Audience Choice Award "My Wedding and Other Secrets" - Asian American International FF  
2011 - AIMC Highest Grossing NZ Film "My Wedding and Other Secrets"  
2011 - New York Friar's Comedy Club Film Festival Audience Award "My Wedding and Other Secrets" - Best International Narrative Feature  
YEAR PRODUCTION ROLE COMPANY/VENUE DIRECTOR

FILM
2013THE DARK HORSEYoung NurseFour Knights FilmJames Napier Robertson
2004ALMOST THERE AND BACK AGAINHappyHaynes Films LtdPeter Haynes

TELEVISION
2015BROKENWOOD MYSTERIES IILucySouth Pacific PicturesJosh Frizzle
2005SHORTLAND STREETMelissa YoungSouth Pacific Pictures NZvarious
2003POWER RANGERS Miko - Guest LeadVillage Roadshow

SHORT FILM
2006GIFTRoseanne LiangUNITECDaniel McQuillan

THEATRE
2000FIRE MOUNTAINMei Ling - leadHerald TheatreNathaniel Lees
1999NEW YEARS ARRIVALDaughterMaidment TheatreMarc Laureano

DIRECTING
2011MY WEDDING AND OTHER SECRETSDirector/WriterSouth Pacific PicturesRoseanne Liang
2007/08A THOUSAND APOLOGIESDirector/WriterTV3Roseanne Liang
2007TAKE 3Director/WriterNZ Film ComissionRoseanne Liang
2005/06BANANA IN A NUTSHELLDirector/WriterRoseanne Liang
2004REST STOPDirectorNZ Film CommissionRoseanne Liang
2003HENCHMANDirector/WriterNZ Film CommissionRoseanne Liang
2001FILMWORTHYDirector/WriterRoseanne Liang

OTHER
2004MUSIC VIDEO Waitress28 DaysGreg Page - Fish n Clips

TRAINING
Meisner Technique - Michael Saccente. Over ten years speech and drama with Dianna Walker. Masters in Cinematic Directing and Writing
1996-2000 BA/BSC Conjoint Degree - Film/TV/Media Studies and Computer Science (Senior Prize for Film/TV and Media Studies)
2002 - Recipient of University of Auckland Faculty of Arts Masters Scholarship
2003 - MCPA (Master of Creative and Performing Arts), First Class Honours in Film/TV/Media Studies - Directing/Writing
2008 - 2009 - Board Memebr - NZ Writer's Guild
2011 - present - Board Member - Script to Screen
2011 - NZFC Professional Development Award

RELEVANT SKILLS
DANCE - Ballet, Hip Hop, DRIVE CAR, FENCING, PIANO, SING, SWIM.
CANTONESE LANGUAGE
ACCENTS - English, American and Chinese

Ph. +64 9 3789016  |  Kathryn kathryn@kractors.co.nz  |  Ascia: ascia@kractors.co.nz