Sarah Hunter is a creative content maker based by the sea in Lyall Bay, Director, Creative Producer, Writer and Photographer.
Sarah Hunter was Director and Creative Producer for WW1 Remembered, a light and sound show projected to an audience of over 30,000 over 8 nights in Wellington this year. The requiem for war wove together archival stills and footage, custom art by Michel Tuffery and Ngataiharuru Taepa, animation by Storybox and sound track by Iain Gordon aka Kuki.
Since 2002 she's worked behind the scenes with Fat Freddy's Drop in marketing, photography and video making, and is currently content manager for the internally acclaimed band. Film and video work include feature doco TrinityRoots Music Is Choice Official Selection NZ International Film Festival 2010, and NZ Maori and Pacific youth programmes I AM and Fresh.
Director at Transmit a media creative company founded in 2002, over the years working with client roster of Acumen Republic communications, Wellington City Council and Le Cordon Bleu NZ. Clients range from government, NZ Earthquake Commission, Ministry of Internal Affairs, to creatives of music, food and design. A current project is Afio Mai an oral history project in Christchurch recording the stories of Pacific people in the quake city.
After working in regional newspapers and Wellington's Radio Windy, Sarah Hunter turned to marketing Taki Rua Theatre, Pacific Underground, and NZ film archive Nga Taonga before establishing Transmit located by the seaside in Lyall Bay on Wellington's South Coast.
Trained in journalism, Sarah Hunter crafts authentic stories that resonate and engage, with the ability to deliver across all platforms from print to pocket edition video, TV, cinema to large scale light and sound shows.