Speaker

Ness Simons - Moderator

Writer/Director

Ness is a filmmaker based in Wellington, New Zealand with a range of projects under her belt. She is an advocate for diversity and inclusion on screen and puts character and story at the top of the list for every project. As a writer and director Ness has completed a range of work, including short films, webseries and independent content for organisations and businesses. Ness is the creator of ‘Pot Luck’ webseries, which has been selected for a bunch of festivals around the world and has over two million views with season one and is working on season two (due out late 2017). Ness has a background in business and a BAppA in Scriptwriting from Whitireia. 


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