Ngā Ruahine, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāti Tū
Katsu was born amidst Taranaki and raised in Tauranga. Originally spending his time educating rangatahi, he holds a Bachelor Degree of Arts in Psychology. He keeps the studio in check by managing financials, client projects and curating our social media. Proud papa to young Haki te Kapua and Gaming enthusiast.
JT hails from the East Coast of Te Ika a Maui, holding a DipGrad in Accounting & BCom Major in Management. JT understands hauora and knows how to make people laugh always brings that energy. He manages a range of creative projects, alongside sales, customer relations and human resources.
Mantis Hong Ding
Mantis has ventured from Guizhou China to pursue her dreams of exploring the wild and has settled in Aotearoa. Passionate about mahinga kai and creative pursuits, Mantis is a competent concept illustrator, colourist and animator.
Cofounder | Director | Producer
Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Ngāti Kahungunu
Steezy entrepreneur and free flowing business owner Patariki, has traversed worlds and continues to instil positive mauri into the lives of many. Capable of facilitating large scale bespoke projects and strategy, Patariki always inspires future-thinking and encourages sustainable and innovative growth throughout his journey.
Madison Henry Ryan
cofounder | Director | CINEMATOGRAPHER
Ngāi Tahu, Kāti Mamoe, Waitaha, Ngāti Rarotonga
Mads is a kiwi born digital nomad who thrives on creativity and dope experiences. With an Honours in Design and Visual Communications, his skills are in the art of filmmaking, capturing aesthetic moments, content curation and biz development.
cofounder | Director | INNOVATIONS
Ngāruahine, Ngāti Tū, Ngāti Ruanui
After the Vault brought the Ix race to Earth, Vinnie emerged from the chaos and brought with him, abstract thought and creativity to the land of the long white cloud. With an Honours in Design and Visual Communications, Vinnie is a Master of content creation, business development, strategy and ideation and has the ability to make everyone believe in him.