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Producer, Director, Showrunner, Content Creator

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Robyn Paterson is an award-winning storyteller working across a wide range of genres and platforms. From documentary to reality, factual entertainment to comedy, Robyn's expertise spans producing, directing, show-running, post-directing and writing. Her work has screened on Netflix, Apple TV+, Discovery, Ovation, ABC, Foxtel, Sky and more.

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As a Producer, Series Producer, and Showrunner, Robyn has a proven track record of developing and delivering top-rating and widely acclaimed series. Her credits include top-rating Netflix hit Down for Love, as well as Grand Designs - New Zealand and more.


As a Director, Post-Director and Filmmaker, Robyn's award-winning work spans documentary feature, factual series, reality, and narrative short form. She is passionate about crafting dynamic and engaging stories, connecting with talent and audience. Her work includes Grand Designs - New Zealand, Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty, House Hunt and more, as well as independent features Finding Mercy and In The Zone. 


As a Writer, Robyn combines a love of humour with a dedication to telling purposeful stories that matter. As well as numerous scripts for documentary, reality and factual series, she has written for comedy series, including political satire Facelift, and narrative short form. As an author she has published two non-fiction books with Random House, Tips from Your Nana and sequel Tips from Your Grandad


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Robyn is an experienced and innovative screen creative who is motivated more by 'why' than 'what'.
From high-end international series to indie shorts, documentary to comedy, Robyn believes in the transformative power of storytelling and its ability to impact lives. She is committed to promoting diversity, respect, partnership and equity both on and off the screen. Based in New Zealand, Robyn is the current President of the Directors and Editors Guild of Aotearoa New Zealand (DEGANZ). In 2022 she founded production company, Sweet, with award-winning editor and Paralympic Gold Medallist, Jai Waite.

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