and additional cast members

This section lists all the amazing crew and cast members that have worked hard to deliver Auckward Love. Their dedication and passion have helped us in succeeding delivering a fantastic show. Thank you!


Emmett Skilton (director, producer & Co-writer)

Emmett is a New Zealand-born actor whose professional career began at the age of fifteen with a guest role on the New Zealand series Seven Periods with Mr. Gormsby. Emmett has since continued to secure various roles in film and television, as well as having a heavy involvement in New Zealand theatre. 

Emmett graduated New Zealand's leading school for acting; Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School at the end of 2009 and within months had secured the lead role of Axl Johnson in The Almighty Johnsons, which completed it's third season in late 2013.
He then spent the first half of 2014 leading the promotion of the show's first season release in United Kingdom and the United States on popular cable channel SYFY.

His most recent credits include international feature films Bella and The Wonder 3D, environmentally focussed theatre showBetween Two Waves, AMC series The Making Of The Mob: Chicago, and web-series Auckward Love, which he also produced and directed.


Nina wells (director of photography)

Nina strive to be creatively cinematic in everything she does and succeeds upon working with clients and partners who trigger this within her and are determined to go beyond the norm.

She naturally loves a good challenge and seems to be known as a perfectionist which can only be good for us!

In addition to that she is a driven passionate Cinematographer, Director, Producer & Editor so she is your one stop shop for efficiency with her commissioned work covering a large scope and variety.


enny benzonelli (editor)

Enny moved to New Zealand from Switzerland in 2009 after an extensive career in banking to fulfil his passion for film and television. He attended South Seas Film and Television School and after a soul searching tour of Aotearoa, he felt in love with New Zealand and made Auckland his home.

Enny freelances in the media industry on numerous interesting projects. He is an independent editor, web designer, producer, director with a high level of artistic skills and a magnificent eye for detail. Enny has worked on feature and short films, indie, commercial and corporate projects.


Season 2

Additional Cast

Andy Jay Chasland
Sam Simon Mead
Lauren Lucy Elliot
Liam Ryan Dulieu
Kevin Adrian Hooke
Aaron Taylor Hall
Barbara Jennifer Ward-Lealand
Alyssa Louisa Hutchinson
Braden Estevez Gillespie
Holly Walter Michele Hine
Willard Will Hall
Arataki Bronwyn Turei
Steve Rutene Spooner
Lilly Anna Baird
Grant Richard Green
Sean Liam Rae-Mclauchlan
Chris Kyle van Tonder
Dr Ipps Phil Peleton
Desirae Yvette Parsons
Jake Shadon Meredith
Joe Arlo Gibson
Lulu Luuize Harris
Ted John Leigh
Carol Andi Crown
Felix Leonard Mathews
Lacie Britta Brandt
Melissa kate McGill
Norah Natalie Beran
Stewart Liam Dixon
Simon Enny Benzonelli
Tash Frith Horan
Dita Jackie Shaw
Sarah Miryam Jacobi
Black Jack Dealer Jimmy Cho
Supervisor Alexander Suarez
Security Officer Hala Tausia
SKYCITY Show Girl Natalie Sangster

Crew Members

Sound Designer Amy Barber
Sound Editor Ben Parker
Gaffer Kyle von Tonder
Focus Puller Nina Wells
1st AD Scott Boswell
2nd AD Tracey Olivier
Additional AD Sara Stone
Sound recordist Hugh Williams
Camera Assistant Jack Hurst
Key make-up artists Emma Clement
Mikayla June
Make-up assistants Millie Rose Hooke
Maddison Paige
Jessica Hunt
Onset photographer Tracey Olivier
Music Superviser Luuize Chandler
Colourist Nina Wells
Titles, Graphics, Online Editor Enny Benzonelli
Publicity Photographer Sacha Stejko
Publicity Lucy Ewen
Simone Lewis
Written by Jess Sayer
Holly Shervey
Emmett Skilton
Executive Producers Emmett Skilton
Holly Shervey
Jess Sayer
Charlotte Larsen
Series Producer Emmett Skilton


Felix Leonard Mathews
Stephanie Sonia Spyve
Eric Efim Bychkunov
Richard Rusty Hattle
Charlie Courtney Elizabeth Eggleton
Lena Lydia Buckley-Gorman
Vaughn Vanya Essin
Damo David Sears-Ngatai
Mattias Mohammed Awaiz
David Daniel Hunt
Kristian Karlton Laing
Shaun Scott Boswell
Lizzie Erina Cooper
Erin Ellie Maloney
Ana Eloise Veber
Mary Makayla June
Beth Brooke Miller
Laura Leah Carrell
Amelia Aria Jones
Ashley Alice Pearce
Blake Benjamin Mitchell
Charlotte Chrissy Laing
Luke Lyndon Katene
Will Karl Drake
Robert Richie Lovelock
Lucy Lydia Buckley-Gorman
Brittany Becky Kuek
Serena Adele Krantz
Ellie Eloise Veber
Laura Hannah Adams
Indiana Iana Grace Pauga
Kurt Kyle van Tonder
Katie Karen Nimmo
Melanie Makayla June
Gallery Photographer Tracey Olivier

Special Thanks

Martin Cooper and Kim van Hest
Sony Sylvia Park
Matt and Sam at The Golden Dawn
Matt and Troy at Peaches and Cream
Julie, Anna, Nicky, Lizzie, Hayley, Kim, Saijel and the Sky City Team
Jon at NZ Dating
Hannah at Whittaker’s
Stacey at Healtheries
Alexis, Margaux and Nikki at Burgerfuel
Brooke Tyson
The Household of Hare
Lauren Hare
Jordan Yee
Simone Lewis
Alex Tarrant
Adrian Pawson
Sarah Hall
Thomas Coffey
Grace Schaaf
The Actors Program
Ande Schurr
Lucinda Jane
Stan Harrington
Melissa Ansell Bridges

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