BZZZZZZ

On Saturday we had a very fun shoot at the Auckland Beekeeper’s Club  and we are still buzzing about it. Get it? We have never been so close to that many bees before and at first it was a bit nerve-wracking but the bees ignored us and went about their usual duties. We learnt so … Read more

Taranaki Indoor Sheep Dog Trials

We have just finished filming the Taranaki Indoor Sheep Dog Trials in Hawera where the bitterly cold weather was offset by the warmth of the locals. The event was well run and attracted a good audience. It was a very action packed competition. It was amazing to see the speed of the dogs because if … Read more

New sheep dog trial series

We are very excited to be filming another sheepdog trial in a week. We both have fond memories of watching the sheepdog trials as kids. It is true Kiwi television that carries so much nostalgia for not only us but the entire country. What could be more entertaining than man and dog verses sheep? There … Read more

Country TV Masterclass

One of the projects we are currently working on is Country TV Masterclass. This exciting new series offers expert equine coaching from top professionals from New Zealand and abroad, across multiple disciplines and levels. Need some hot tips on how to train your pony? Looking for some vet advice? Want to know how to improve … Read more

Matamata Horse Trial

We covered class 1 and 6 of the Matamata Horse Trial for Country TV. The first program will air on the 17th of May. Horse trials are designed to test the rider and horse over three disciplines; dressage, show jumping and cross country. What a great weekend. The sun was shining, riders were enjoying themselves … Read more

Country Vets airs tonight

Country Vets will screen at 7.30pm tonight on Country TV (Sky channel 081). Purple Sheep Productions made the opening sequence for the program. This new TV series follows a group of country vets at a large rural practice in New Zealand’s North Island. Filmed over the busy farming months.          

Harrison Lane commercial

We had an absolute blast filming a Harrison Lane advert this week. Harrison Lane specialise in the construction of stables and barns of any size. We love the horse shoe designs on the handles and hay boxes. They are truly beautiful buildings. Laura the director from Harrison Lane is a lovely, smiley person and we … Read more

The Daily Report graphics package

We’ve been having heaps of fun designing a graphics package and shooting the opener for Country TVs signature rural news and weather bulletin, The Daily Report. The show is hosted by Mark Leishman (from Wonder Dogs) and weather reporter Philip Duncan. The new graphics aired for the first time today. 2016, year of change!   … Read more

Trans-Tasman Sheep Dog Trials

We have recently returned from Taupo where we were filming the Trans Tasman Sheepdog Trials for Country TV (Channel 081 on Sky TV). It was a lot of fun, despite the terrible weather. The competition was held at Aratiatia Station, with beautiful rural backgrounds. It featured the top 4 competitors and their dogs from New … Read more