WE ARE BORDERLESS.

Our core team of storytellers and social change agents work closely with a virtual network of experts and specialists in New Zealand and around the world.

Qiujing Easterbrook-Wong

co-Founder & Director

Qiujing Easterbrook-Wong

co-Founder & Director


In 2005, Qiujing co-founded Borderless with Dean Easterbrook. Qiujing’s work has focused on promoting ethical, purposeful, imaginative programmes creating better communities and better lives. In 2006, she ignited a global initiative – ‘A Grandmother’s Tribe’ – to support grandmothers in sub-Saharan Africa raising their grandchildren. Since then, she has developed a range of social change initiatives such as Be. Accessible, the Back A Woman campaign and the Auckland Humanity Project.

In 2012, Qiujing was awarded the Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award and in 2015, was named as a finalist in the Women of Influence Awards. Qiujing serves as a Patron of the Friends of Womens Refuge and in 2019, was appointed to the board of the Auckland Foundation

Contact Q: +64 21 620 348   20151104 563964389a49e email icon

 

 

Dean Easterbrook

co-Founder & Director

Dean Easterbrook

co-Founder & Director


Dean Easterbrook is co-Founder and Managing Director of Borderless. Dean leads the creative direction of a range of social change films and campaigns. 

In 2006, Dean ignited a global initiative – ‘A Grandmother’s Tribe’ – to support grandmothers in sub-Saharan Africa raising their grandchildren. Since then, he has been won awards for a number of film and campaign initiatives including: ‘On the Backs of Women’ (Best Short Film, DocEdge International Documentary Festival, 2016) and ‘A Grandmother’s Tribe’ (Finalist - Best Film, DocEdge International Documentary Festival, 2018 & Recipient of the Carolyn Stolman Humanitarian Award in Sonoma, California, 2008). In 2011, Dean was also a nominated for Best Director & Best Film for the documentary film and campaign ‘Harpooned Soul: the Jade Bell story’.

In his role as Managing Director, Dean leads a talented team of storytelling specialists and social change agents and remains actively involved in developing human-interest, socially-led films and campaigns.

CONTACT Dean: +64 21 625 012   20151104 563964389a49e email icon

Ella Douglas

Production Manager

Ella Douglas

Production Manager


Ella’s role covers all aspects of production scheduling and logistics. She’s always been passionate about film and as an avid environmentalist, is excited to be a part of a team whose work aims to encourage positive change. She recently completed a BFA with Honours at Elam School of Fine Arts with a primary focus in film. 

CONTACT ELLA: +64 21 620 349   email icon

Dave Henderson

Head of Post Production

Dave Henderson

Head of Post Production


Creating meaningful digital stories is a real strength of Dave’s. Prior to joining the Borderless team in early 2014, he worked as a film and television editor for more than ten years in both the UK and New Zealand. Dave is excited about using his passion for film and video to promote positive social change.  He has a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Cultural Studies from the University of Manchester, UK.

Kelly Maung

Project Manager

Kelly Maung

Project Manager


Kelly is an experienced project manager who has worked for a number of years leading community development and social change initiatives across Aotearoa. 
 
Kelly has a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology and Sociology and is a proud māmā to three small children.