Sean JG Hurst

Site Manager 

Freelance Film, Television and Theatre Contractor:  

Recent roles: Production Design Tutor, Art Direction, Costume Props, Props, Set

  • MS Office, Excel, Word, Power Point, Costume Props, Props, Set Design, Set Fabrication, Set Dressing, Wardrobe, Costume Design, Accounts Management, Personal Management and Adult Teaching. 
  • Positive attitude, communication, teamwork, self-management, willingness to learn, thinking skills and resilience.  

Sean Hurst Design  

Auckland, New Zealand Duration: 1999 – Present 

Freelance Artist  

Creating artworks 

Exhibition Management and Installation 

Independent contractor for Film, TV and Theatre 

 

Colenso BBDO 

Auckland, NZ  

March 2020 1 WK 

Fabricate Skinny Television theatre style curtains for Advert filming. 

Ka Pai Living 

Auckland, New Zealand 

Duration: 2.5 months 

Art Directors Assistant, 

Set design and installation, set décor and onset art direction. 

South Seas Film School  

Glenfield, Auckland, New Zealand   

Duration: 2017 – 2019 (2 yrs 7 months) 

Art Department & Wardrobe Department Tutor 

Department management 

Classes and Workshop Lesson planning and delivery 

Student and Staff management  

Schedules and timetables 

BGT Actors Models and Talent 

Auckland, New Zealand 

Duration: Sep 2014 – Feb 2017, 2 yrs 6 months 

 

 

Actor Extra 

TV Series/TV Programme 

Shortland Street 2014-2016 Extra, 2015-16 Brokenwood Mysteries series 3 n/s Beach hop goers, Dirty Laundry, n/s Homeless person Filthy Productions Ltd, 2015 Brokenwood Mysteries Series 2, n/s CONCERT GOERS, 2015 800 WORDS, PATRONS South Pacific Pictures, 2015 The Jono and Ben Show, THE LAST SUPPER Mediaworks, 2015 Find me a Maori Bride, Maori Heritage/European Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Ltd, 2015 LUMEN PILOT, Movie Crowd Lumen – Ninth Floor NZ Productions Ltd, Aug 2009 The Real Hustle., Mark with microphone for sound. The Real Hustle NZ S01E07 

 

TVC  

Sep 2014 BRAND DEVELOPERS, EXTRAS BRAND DEVELOPERS 

 

Other 

Jun 2015 Human Rights Photographic Exhibition “Know your rights” Opening, Your Headshot 

 

Little hero pictures 

Auckland, New Zealand Duration: May 2015 

 

Model Maker, Wardrobe Styling and Fabrication 

Dolphin Theatre  

Auckland 

Duration: Apr 2014 – Jul 2014 

Production Design (Freelance) The Fox on the Fairway – 2014 

Production Designer for, Director Carl Drake, The Fox on the Fairway – 2014 
 
Winner of best production 
Winner of Best Set Design and Decor 

Starz Entertainment (HBO) 

Spartacus Season 3 

Auckland 

Duration Apr 2012 – Aug 2012   

Work room Assist in Breakdown Construction and Leather working. Made Segmentata (Corbridge armour) and art-finishing of them.  
 
Onset Dressing 

Carlatan Clinic 

Auckland 

Duration: Jan 2012 1  

 

Art Director  

Worked on the Promotional photo shoot and film shoot for the Artefact project.  

Power Rangers, BVS Entertainment Inc.  

Ranger Productions, Renaissance-Atlantis Films 

Auckland 

Duration Jul 2010 – Jun 2011  1 yr 

Costume Props Fabricator 

 

Produce costumes based on the original Japanese versions to be remade by Power Rangers, BVS Entertainment Inc. Ranger Productions, Renaissance-Atlantis Films 

Ice Productions 

Auckland 

Duration Aug 2009 – May 2010  10 mos 

Set and Props Fabricator 

Worked with team to make Ice Caves and Walls for filming in studio shots. also Pool rig fabrication. & repairs to Green Screen. 

Pacific Renaissance 

Auckland 

Duration 2009 less than a year 

Breakdown, Leather Assist 

Breakdown of costumes for show,  Assisted Wild Man with making leather items 

Earthwire Productions 

AUCKLAND  

Duration 2009, less than a year 

Production Design, “Journey of a story” 

Production design for a Low budget WWII period feature film done in spare time for ANZAC RSA fundraising. 

Power Ranger Productions 

Auckland 

Duration Sep 2004 – Apr 2008 – 3 yrs 8 mos 

Costume Props Fabricator 

Reproduce costume prop items for the Television show Power Rangers by Disney/ABC net work 

 

Labola Swimwear 

Wellington 

Duration 2003-4 8 month 

Pattern Cutter in small swimwear factory 

Learning Works 

 

2018 – 2019 

 

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ADULT & TERTIARY TEACHING 

Field Of Study 

Adult Literacy Tutor/Instructor 

Grade Level 4 

Te Wananga o Aotearoa 

2012 – 2013 

CERTIFICATE IN SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 

Field Of Study:  

Business planning 

University of Auckland 

1999 – 2003 

BACHELOR IN VISUAL ARTS 

Field of Study:  

Sculpture & Jewellery 

Manukau Institute of Technology 

1998 – 1998 

CERTIFICATE IN VISUAL ARTS 

Field Of Study:  

Interdisciplinary Visual Arts Practices 

Manukau Institute of Technology 

Auckland 

2003 

Student Representative for Arts School,  

Student president of Student Council,  

MIT Out Organizer. 

Manukau Institute of Technology 

Auckland 

2003 

Student Mentor and Coordinator 

Mentor Students on entry to MIT campus life. 

Dolphin Theatre 2014 - Jan Saussey Cup – Best Set Design - Fox on the fairway 

Dolphin Theatre 2014 – Spring Cup – Best Set Decor – Fox on the fairway 

Aethercon Steampunk Convention Best Costume - Awarded Second Prize 2014 

The Big Re-Think 2012 – Best costume 

Trash to Fashion Awards – Finalist: men’s wear section 2009  

Trash to Fashion Awards – Finalist: men’s wear section 2003 -Two first prizes Male and Couture categories 

Trash to Fashion Awards – Finalist: men’s wear section 2003 -Two first prizes Male and Couture categories 

World of Wearable Arts – Finalist Men’s Wear Section 2009  

Artistic Awards 

Winner of the Leabank Art Supplies, Level 5000 Drawing Awarded, 1999  

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