Women in Tech 3D & Film (Industry Speakers)



30 March, 5PM-7PM Christchurch Campus

3D Animation, ZBRUSH, Film Development, Game Art

Booking is by RSVP to me Peter Godkin before the 24th March on 03 363 2139 or



Want to know more about how about Animation and Film Industries. As part of our pilot, we are pleased to announce the following guest speakers, who have very kindly agreed to speak at our event and to share their Industry and Entrepreneurial experience.

Nadia Thorne - Head of Studio CerebralFix. Develops some of the world’s most popular games and digital experiences for organisations recognised as the global elite in their industries, including; Disney, Disney Pixar, DreamWorks, Sony and BBC Worldwide. They develop for a wide range of platforms and utilise multiple development languages including HTML5, Unity, and C++/C #. Recently they have created a new Virtual Reality division that provides both entertainment and training solutions for their clients.

Brook Waters CEO - Founder and the CEO of Stickmen Media and MTech Games. Stickmen Media grew out of Stickmen Studios. Stickmen Media is a console game development company that publishes on Nintendo and Sony consoles, and Steam on PC. Brook is also the CEO of Desolate Spectre Studios, a console game development studio with a focus on horror and dark fantasy. Stickmen Studios has published three of its own games on two consoles and PC and it has worked on a number of titles for other companies.

Margaret Pickering - Co Founder and COO at MTech Games in Christchurch New Zealand. COO and co-founder MTech Games (VR technology for rehabilitation) COO and co-founder Stickmen Media (game and app development for mobile, console and PC) Established Stickmen Media's development team and have project managed several internal and client projects as well as being fully involved in business strategy and management. In 2015 they were nominated for and finalists in the Champion Canterbury Awards and New Zealand Innovators Awards, for our virtual reality wheelchair trainer. The Stickmen team formed a new company, MTech Games, to commercialise the trainer, and completed the Lightning Lab Christchurch programme 2015.