Robert George

Robert George is a Film Maker with Cook Island Maori and New Zealand Maori heritage. Robert has been working within the Film & Television industry for over ten years. Originally studying Fine Arts and Design Robert has a background in painting and illustration. He began exhibiting as a painter even before he had finished art school, leading to the decision for Robert to leave art school and become a practicing artist. It was after a handful of group shows in Auckland, he decided to change tack and re-enter tertiary education and complete a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Sociology. Robert began his journey in the film industry training/working at post-production houses Oktobor and Sauce in Wellington. He trained in compositing and editing before moving into the production side of things. After receiving and solid training in post production Robert moved from Wellington to Auckland to further his career. It was in Auckland that he began to work as a Freelance Director. Robert now lives and works in Auckland, Aotearoa – New Zealand as a practicing film maker. 

Selected Exhibitions
2014
Tau Tupua: The Spirits, Fresh Gallery, Auckland  

2013
Dys/Function, 24 Hour Film Festival, Auckland 
Conversations in Mind, Queens Wharf, Auckland
Fly Me Up To Where You Are: Te Waharoa, Artstation, Auckland
Reservations, NorthWest Digital/NZ Film Com 

2012
Composed of Light, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland 
Round Up, NorthWest Digital, 2012; Miharo, Tumanako Productions 

2010 411 Series Two, Adrenalin Group
2007 Pukoro Series Two, Kura Productions
2006 The Goodbye, Creative NZ