WE ARE BORDERLESS.

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

Dean Easterbrook

co-Founder & Managing Director

Dean Easterbrook

co-Founder & Managing 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

Chamolie Thomson

Production Manager

Chamolie Thomson

Production Manager


Chamolie's role covers all aspects of production scheduling and logistics. She has loved film and video for as long as she can remember, and believes there is something magical about bringing stories to life that have the ability to change and inspire others. She completed a BA in Media and Communications in Iowa, as well as a Studio Masters Degree at the David Lynch Film School, Iowa, USA. 

CONTACT CHAMOLIE: +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.

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 also serves as an advisory board member of the Women’s Fund. She has recently been appointed a Patron of Friends of Women’s Refuge.

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

 

 

Kimberley (Buchanan) Plate

Executive Producer (North America)

Kimberley (Buchanan) Plate

Executive Producer (North America)


Kimberley is a talented and experienced producer, writer and host. She represents Borderless’ interests in North America and has worked in China, Canada and the US. Now based in Napa Valley, CA, she continues to develop documentary and television projects with the Borderless team. Kimberley is a seasoned entrepreneur with a Bachelor of Asian Studies who worked in finance for many years before making the move into the film industry.