Based in Auckland Genre Film

Lisa Burd

Lisa's television and film industry career span over 17 years. As a Director Lisa has created three independent documentaries, 'Changing Gear' (2005), 'Monterey' (2016) and her most recent work 'Let's Talk About Sex' (2018).

In the television industry she's worked as a Camera Director/Field Producer geared towards factual observational and reality TV shows such as ‘Life Flight’, film research projects for Nga Pae o Te Maramatanga for the University of Auckland through to Qantas Award winning Best Informative Show 'Pepi' for Maori Television. She also worked on the ‘Real Housewives of Auckland’ as a Casting /Field Producer.

Highlights of Lisa’s previous work include:

2018 Let's Talk About Sex

Spotlight Documentary Film Awards 2019 - Award Winner
Independent Talents International Film Festival 2018 - Award Winner
Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards 2018 - Award Winner
People of Passion International Film Festival 2019 - Finalist
Women's International Film & Arts Festival 2019 - Semi-finalist
International Filmmaker Festival of New York 2019 - Nominated
Hot Springs International Women's Film Festival 2019 - Nominated (pending)
Docs Without Borders Film Festival 2019 - Nominated (pending)
Doc Edge Festival 2018 - Nominated

2017 Monterey

DocEdge Film Festival 2016 - Best Emerging Filmmaker - Award Winner

2006 Changing Gear


DocEdge Film Festival 2006 - Best Emerging Filmmaker - Nominated

DocEdge Film Festival 2006 - Best New Zealand Feature - Nominated

Lisa Burd's Projects