AKL Josh Thomson

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Hair
Black
Eyes
Brown
Height
6'1'' / 185 cm
DOB
1981
Notes:
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2715688/

Photographs by Andi Crown

FEATURE FILM

2016 Pork Pie 'Fats'
Four Knights Film, Dir. Matt Murphy
2016 Gary of the Pacific, 'Gary'
Chief Gary Ltd, Dirs. Jarrod Holt, Nigel McCulloch & Ryan Hutchings
2012 3 Mile Limit "Gavin"
No 8 Films, Dir. Craig Newland
2010 My Wedding & Other Secrets, 'Neil'
South Pacific Pictures, Dir. Roseanne Liang

2006The Devil Dared Me To, 'Chip Butler'
Elevenmedia, Dir. Chris Stapp
02-03Dating Blind, 'Bob'
Dir. Till Noever

TELEVISION

2017 The Project, 'Host'
Mediaworks TV Ltd
2016 Terry Teo, 'Det. McMurray'
Semi-Professional Pictures, Dir. Gerard Johnstone
2016 7 Days, 'Comic Panelist' (recurring)
MediaWorks TV Ltd
2015 7 Days, 'Comic Panelist' (recurring)
MediaWorks TV Ltd
2015 Step Dave 2, 'Sal'
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
2013 Coverband, 'Marcus'
The Downlowconcept, Dir. Jonathan Brough
2013 Short Poppies, 'Jason the Ranger'
Augusto Ltd. Various directors
2012 7 Days, 'Comic Panelist'
TVWorks Ltd
2011 Hounds, 'Lance'
The Downlowconcept, Various directors
2010 Trails of Napier, 'Jason'
Great Southern TV, Dir. Jonathan Brough
2010Feedback, 'Policeman / Chainsaw Maniac'
Great Southern Television, Dir. Chris Heath

2009A Night at the Classic, 'Himself' (comedian)
Two Heads Ltd, Dir. Josh Thomson
08-09Jono's New Show, 'Various'
C4 TV, Dir. Josh Thomson
2009Pulp Sport, 'Isi Aslipi'
Shonky Productions
2007Paradise, 'John' (core cast)
Gibson Group, Various directors
2006Orange Roughies, 'Teina Banbury'
Screenworks, Dir. Chris Bailey
2004Havoc, 'Iranian Banbury'
Screenworks, Dir. Chris Bailey
03-04The Last Laugh, 'Various / Presenter'
Cream TV
02-03Pulp Comedy: series VI - VII, 'Himself' (comedian)
Dir. Mandy Toogood
2006Kiwifruit, 'Shane the Straight Guy'
Cream TV

WEB SERIES

2016 The Critic & the Pig, 'The Pig' (co-host)
The Downlow Concept
2016 Subject: Dad, 'himself'
thedownlowconcept, Dir. Josh Thomson
2016 The Boardroom, 'himself'
TVNZ, Dir. Kiel McNaughton

THEATRE

2014There's a Bluebird Inside My Heart but I Tell it to Shut Up
Playfight Productions/Basement Theatre, Dir. Jessica Joy Wood
2009 Bollocks, 'Mr Happy'
The Cult, Dir. Daniel Cowley
2007Ladies Night, 'Graham'
Red TV Studios, Dir. Tim Tsiklauri
2001Macbeth, 'Macbeth'
University of Otago, Dir. Richard Huber
2001The Rimers of Eldritch, 'Skelly'
University of Otago, Dir. Hilary Halba
2001Fucking Atriedes, 'Duke'
University of Otago
2000Coyote Ugly, 'Dowd Pewsy'
University of Otago, Dir. Amber Todd
2000Bringing it All Back Home, 'Miss Horne'
University of Otago
2000Lola: High on George, 'Mr Brown'
University of Otago, Dir. Natasha Wakefield
2000Albert Names Edward, 'Edward'
University of Otago, Dir. Robin Hall
1998Sweeney Todd, 'Sweeney Todd'
Timaru Dramatic Society, Dir. Carol Angland

SHORT FILM

2010Only Son, 'Sydney Manson' (lead)
The Downlow Concept / 48 Hour Film Festival
2008Water As Metaphor, 'Lead'
Red Bull Reel Life Short Film Competition

2006Brown Peril: The Tim Porch Story, 'Tim Porch' (lead)
The Down Low Concept / 48 Hour Film Festival
2002Guaranteed Cumshot, 'Armed Offender Squad Sergeant / Gang Member'
Dir. Mike Peters
2001The Shoot-mes, 'The Shooter'
Dir. Josh Thomson
2001Draft, 'John Draft'
Dir. Josh Thomson

AWARDS

2010 Winner Best Short Film, 'Only Son'
Qantas Film & Television Awards
2010 Winner Best Screenplay for a Short Film, 'Only Son'
Qantas Film & Television Awards
2010 Nominated Best Actor in a Short Film, 'Only Son'
Qantas Film & Television Awards
2010Grand National Champion for 'Only Son'
48 Hour Film Festival

2010Auckland City Regional Winner for 'Only Son'
48 Hour Film Festival
2010Best Script for 'Only Son'
48 Hour Film Festival
2009Best Entertainment Show for 'Jonos New Show'
Qantas Media Awards
2008National Winner for 'Water As A Metaphor'
Red Bull Reel Life Film Competition
2006Grand National Champion for 'Brown Peril: The Tim Porch Story'
48 Hour Film Festival
2006Best Script for 'Brown Peril: The Tim Porch Story'
48 Hour Film Festival
2006Best Actor for 'Brown Peril: The Tim Porch Story'
Richmond Road Film Festival

TELEVISION COMMERCIALS

2015 ASB
NZ
2015 Accor Hotels
Australia
2013 Fresh Up
NZ

07-11Cash Converters
NZ

VOICE WORK

2015 The Barefoot Bandits, 'Fridge'
Mukpuddy Animation Ltd

2008Power Rangers: Jungle Fury, 'Bai Lai'
Ranger Productions, Various directors

Other work includes weekly narration for children's TV show 'Sticky TV' & various voice overs for television commercials.

TRAINING


02-09Meisner Technique
with Michael Saccente
2002BA in Theatre Studies, Film & Media Studies
University of Otago

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Highlights

Feature Film

2018 Guns Akimbo, 'Grim'
Supernova films Dir: Jason Lei Howden

2017 Pork Pie, 'Fats'
Four Knights Film Dir: Matt Murphy

2017 Gary of the Pacific, 'Gary (lead)'
The Downlow Concept Dir: Jarrod Holt, Nigel McCulloch & Ryan Hutchings

2010 My Wedding and Other Secrets, 'Neil'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Roseanne Liang

Presenting

17-19 The Project, 'Co-host'
Mediaworks Dir: Various

12-19 7 Days, 'Panelist (regular)'
Mediaworks Dir: Various

2017 Family Feud, 'Guest'
Mediaworks Dir: Various

Television

2019 The New Legends of Monkey: season II, 'Pigsy (core cast)'
See-Saw Films Dir: Peter Andrikidis & Thomas Robins

2018 The New Legends of Monkey, 'Pigsy (core cast)'
See-Saw Films Dir: Gerard Johnstone

2016 Terry Teo, 'Det. McMurry (core cast)'
Semi-Professional Pictures Dir: Gerard Johnstone

2013 Coverband, 'Marcus (core cast)'
The Downlow Concept Dir: Jonathan Brough

2011 Hounds, 'Lance (core cast)'
The Downlow Concept Dir: Various

2007 Paradise, 'John (core cast)'
Gibson Group Dir: Various

2018 SubjectDad, 'Himself'
TheDownLowConcept

Short Film

2018 21 Points (in post production), 'Gary '
Studio Local Dir: Pete Circuitt

2018 Father's Wish (in post production), 'Ryan '
Curious Films Dir: Oliver Green

Web Series

2018 Subject Dad (reality show), 'Himself'
The Downlow Concept Dir: Various

2016 The Critic and the Pig (review show), 'Co-host'
The Downlow Concept Dir: Various

Theatre

2014 There's a Bluebird Inside My Heart but I Tell it to Shut Up
Playfight Productions Dir: Jessica Joy Wood

Television Commercials

2019 BP
NZ

2019 Air New Zealand
NZ 6 Months

2019 Warehouse Stationery , 'Lead'
NZ

2018 Vodafone, 'Carpool Driver (Lead)'
NZ

2017 Toyota
NZ

2017 Regal Salmon
NZ

2015 ASB
NZ only

2015 Accor Hotels
Australia only

2013 Fresh Up
NZ only

Voice Work

2018 Kiri and Lou (Animated Series), 'Dalvanius'
Kiri and Lou Ltd

Awards

2017 Best Comedy Performance on Television
NZ Comedy Guild

Skills

  • Archery
  • Artist
  • Bowls
  • Comedian (Stand-Up)
  • Cricket
  • Indoor Cricket
  • Director
  • Full Licence
  • Fire Breathing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • MC
  • Bass Guitar
  • Clarinet
  • Drums
  • Guitar
  • Saxophone
  • Presenter
  • Rugby League
  • Rugby Union
  • Singer
  • Stage Combat Training
  • Theatre Sports
  • Voice Artist
  • Writer

Vocal Skills

    Accents:
  • American (standard)
  • Australian
  • British
  • RP
  • Maori
  • Polynesian

Vocal Notes:

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