Colin McRae from Landmark Productions

Colin McRae's award winning career in television production spans three decades. Colin produced the most successful Kiwi documentary series, ‘The New Zealand Wars’. He’s worked for all three major New Zealand television networks throughout his career; as Executive Producer of Current Affairs for Television New Zealand; Head of Sport for TV3; and consulting to Maori Television as Executive Producer for ‘Native Affairs’ which was a QANTAS Award finalist in its very first season. It won Best Current Affairs Series in 2011. Colin’s work as independent producer has seen QANTAS Award success not only with ‘The New Zealand Wars’ but with ‘SNOTTIES” a ten part documentary series of the Royal New Zealand Navy’s Officer Training Course. After 6 years with Native Affairs Colin now produces Maori Television’s Anzac Day programming; 2015 will be his third year at the helm.

Margot McRae from Landmark Productions

Margot McRae's creative writing career took off with her first play ‘Finding Murdoch’ which has been given two highly acclaimed productions, at Wellington’s Downstage Theatre and Auckland’s Maidment-Musgrave Theatre. The inspiration for the play followed Margot’s much publicised success in tracking down All Black legend Keith Murdoch in Australia nearly twenty years after he was expelled from the 1972 tour of the U.K. Margot’s second play ‘Bloodlines’ has also been given a workshop by the A.T.C. Her play ‘Fool’s Paradise’ won the 2011 Adams Best Auckland Playwright award. Other writing credits include episodes of the television series ‘Street Legal’ and ‘Mercy Peak’. 'Takrouna’ is Margot McRae’s first feature film. Two short films under the banner ‘Tale of 2 Houses’ showcasing the renovations of 2 Devonport heritage houses featured at the Vic Theatre in Heritage Week, 2013.