Catherine Fitzgerald

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Field(s) of work: 
2006 Berlin International Film Festival– International Jury Member (Generation section) By invitation Berlinale, 2007 Nominee “EYEWORKS TOUCHDOWN Woman to Watch” WIFT awards”, 2008 Nominee “Great Southern Film and Television Woman to Watch” and “SOUTH PACIFIC PICTURES AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN FILM WIFT Awards”, 2009 Member –Asia Pacific Screen Academy, 2011 SPADA INDEPENDENT PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, 2011/12 Talent Award NZFC, 2012 Berlinale 2013 consultant for strand "NATIVe - A Journey into the Soul of Indigenous Cinema", 2014 Winner “SOUTH PACIFIC PICTURES AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN FILM WIFT Awards”

Catherine's award winning film producing career with both new and emerging talent, such as Tusi Tamasese, Taika Waititi and Vincent Ward, is built on experience working in Senior Executive strategic policy positions in tertiary education, the NZ Film Commission and Central Government and experience in developing communications and information technology in education as an instructional designer, director, writer and editor. She has skills and experience as a script consultant and developer. She also has practical experience in managing film festivals and special events in New Zealand, and serving organisations in governance roles.

Blueskin Films

Established in 2002 Blueskin Films has produced international award winning feature, short and documentary films which screened worldwide including Berlin, Venice, Cannes, Sundance, Toronto and the Academy Awards. In 2014 we joined forces with the Gibson Group to advance our feature films and TV slates, with funding support from the NZFC.


Contact details: 

Name Catherine Fitzgerald

Company  Blueskin Films Ltd

Email [email protected]

Phone +64 27 4464591


The titles listed are titles included in the New Zealand Film Commission’s Film library and may not reflect the full screenography.