Sez Niederer

Sez Niederer

Assistant director and actor in Auckland, New Zealand

About Sez

Classically trained at Drama Centre London: BA (Honours) Acting. I am a professional actor experienced in feature films, short films, commercials, theatre and voiceover. I am interested in screen acting, theatre and voiceover. I especially love arthouse drama and comedy.

1st & 2nd Assistant Director
I love working with directors, actors and extras, I am proactive and enthusiastic on set and I always have a can-do attitude. I come from a background in acting, making me understand the importance of storytelling, relationships and artistry in a project, as well as having a strong understanding of blocking and directing extras.

Name: Sez Niederer

Lives in: Auckland, New Zealand

Occupation: Assistant Director and Actor


  • Older

    Older (2017)
    Film (Comedy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Older is a drama/comedy about sex, love, relationships, growing up and how our nostalgic attachment to the past can colour our perception of the present, sometimes for the worse.

  • Stray

    Stray (2017)
    Film (Drama) Producer Add a Plot »

  • Mind Camp

    Mind Camp (2016)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actress Add a Plot »

  • This Giant Papier-Mâché Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy

    This Giant Papier-Mâché Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy (2016)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Comedy and Sci-Fi) Actress Three ordinary guys are thrust into a parallel world of an old Sci-Fi movie. Trapped in a low budget universe they must somehow fight their way home before it is too late.

  • Nurse Me

    Nurse Me (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Emerging from the sea's dark folds, three lone figures are reborn into a post-apocalyptic world. The nurses - bearers of solace, fetish and sexual power - have been drawn back to the center, the vortex, to where it all began.

  • Caecilia

    Caecilia (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A fairy-tale ghost story, based on a Japanese myth about a blind musician.

  • Step Dave

    Step Dave (2015)
    Television (Comedy and Romance) Actress Bartender Dave, a 24-year-old Kiwi slacker whose life is turned upside down when he meets the woman of his dreams; Cara, 15 years his senior with three kids and some serious baggage in tow.

  • I'm Still Here

    I'm Still Here (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Actress Two mismatched lovers; a hardened criminal and a recovering drug addict, struggle to fix their broken relationship when faced with meeting each others parents.

  • Power Rangers Dino Charge

    Power Rangers Dino Charge (2015)
    Television (Action, Adventure, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Actress On prehistoric Earth, an alien entrusted powerful Energems to 10 dinosaurs, but when the dinosaurs went extinct, the Energems were lost. Now an intergalactic bounty hunter is determined to reclaim the Energems and destroy our planet. A new team of Power Rangers must find the lost Energems and use their Dino Chargers to power up an arsenal of dino-fueled battle gear, Zords and Megazords to save the world. Will the Power Rangers be able to save our planet?

  • Restoration

    Restoration (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama, Horror and Mystery) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A struggling painter takes on a commission that promises fame but may cost him his soul.

  • The Smoke

    The Smoke (2014)
    Film (Crime, Romance and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew City lawyer Brad Walker (Matt di'Angelo) is having the worst day of his life. His high-maintenance girlfriend Sasha (Anna Passey) has left him for his so-called friend Tom (Christian Brassington) and to add insult to injury, he's been fired too. On a night out drowning his sorrows with old friend Dean (Jeff Leach), he overhears a conversation between Phil (Darren Ripley) and Ben (Stephen Marcus) - two drug dealers working for small-time gangster Jack (Alan Ford) - that will change his life forever... Written by Anonymous

  • Hold Steady

    Hold Steady (2013)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Actress Jaclyn is a fashion student for the US, studying in London. She's a fun, carefree soul who's having a wild time in the city, soaking up the culture and making new friends - until she is attacked just meters from her front door. Now London is a terrifying place and as much as she wants to overcome this traumatic experience, sometimes it's easier just to turn up the volume, drown out the world and disappear...That is, until a new annoyingly nice neighbor, called Mark disrupts her anonymous existence. Written by Anonymous

  • Ghost Bride

    Ghost Bride (2013)
    Film (Fantasy and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Supernatural thriller from New Zealand filmmaker David Blyth following the romance between Chinese immigrant Jason Chen and Kiwi girl Skye. When Chen proposes to Skye, tensions arise from his parents and the woman they wanted him to wed, Mei Ling. But the traditional Chinese culture clash is nothing compared to the conflict of two worlds: the living and the dead. Written by Jiilo_Kim

  • Bunking Off

    Bunking Off (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A truanting sixteen-year-old girl is turning tricks to make money for a trip abroad and her mum's much-needed private medical treatment. On this day her secret blows up in a most shocking fashion.

  • Glade

    Glade (2012)
    Film (Short, Drama and Music) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Glade is a physical performance, improvised and shot in one day in a wooded clearing. About nature and self, light and dark; themes lushly presented in widescreen anamorphic beauty as the sun sets through the trees.

  • Emperor

    Emperor (2012)
    Film (Drama and History) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A story of love and understanding set amidst the tensions and uncertainties of the days immediately following the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II. On the staff of General Douglas MacArthur (Jones), the de facto ruler of Japan as Supreme Commander of the occupying forces, a leading Japanese expert, General Bonner Fellers (Fox) is charged with reaching a decision of historical importance: should Emperor Hirohito be tried and hanged as a war criminal? Interwoven is the story of Fellers' love affair with Aya, a Japanese exchange student he had met years previously in the U.S. Memories of Aya and his quest to find her in the ravaged post-war landscape help Fellers to discover both his wisdom and his humanity and enable him to come to the momentous decision that changed the course of history and the future of two nations. Written by Production

  • Suni Man

    Suni Man (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 'Suni Man' is a touching, yet brutal coming-of-age story of a young Samoan man who must find the courage to choose between a stable life with his loving and traditional family, or an exciting yet treacherous life with his delinquent and dangerous cousin. Written by Anonymous

  • Deviation

    Deviation (2012)
    Film (Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Told over one horrifying night, Deviation will take you on a white-knuckle journey into the mind of Frank Norton, a dangerous schizophrenic murderer as he escapes from Broadmoor Hospital and embarks on a murderous rampage across London. But when Frankie takes a hostage, the deadly game of cat-and-mouse truly begins. Written by dg

  • Friday

    Friday (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew FRIDAY is the story of a teenager struggling to come to terms with the death of his mother on the one-year anniversary of the tragic event.

  • London Paris New York

    London Paris New York (2012)
    Film (Romance) Miscellaneous Crew Capturing the angst of the young twenties, "London Paris New York" is the story of Nikhil and Lalitha two completely different individuals who are drawn to each other in spite of their differences or perhaps because of it. The film follows their journey of love as they meet in London, Paris and New York for a night in each city. The film is a coming of age love story mirroring 3 states of love and brings back the wit into Bollywood's romantic comedies. Written by Anonymous

  • Love Nor Money

    Love Nor Money (2011)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Pam and Roy play a line on Lotto and struggle with the prospect of change when they discover theyve won a million. The film is focused around the time between them finding out theyve won and calling the claim line... See full synopsis »

  • The Devil's Dosh

    The Devil's Dosh (2011)
    Film (Short and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Every great London crime boss has a tragic beginning. This is Marcus's story.

  • Jhootha Hi Sahi

    Jhootha Hi Sahi (2010)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew London-based Siddharth Arya gets a number of telephone calls from three suicidal males in one night. Subsequently, he is approached by Suhana Malik from 'Dost India' and requested to volunteer his time every night counseling East Indians from killing themselves. Siddharth, who stammers in presence of attractive women, but not on the phone, agrees to do so - much to the chagrin of his Air-Hostess girlfriend, Krutika. One of his callers is a distraught female, Mishka, who wants to kill herself as she has been jilted by her long-time boyfriend, Kabir. Siddharth not only talks her out of it but also convinces her to make new friends. Both meet at the bookstore that he manages with his friends but he refuses to divulge his identity. Both continue to meet and are drawn towards one another - but not for long - as soon Krutika will demand an explanation, as well as Kabir will attempt to re-enter Mishka's life. Written by rAjOo (

  • The Confession

    The Confession (2010)
    Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Quiet and sincere 9-year-old Sam is worried about making his first confession. His conscience is clear, therefore he cannot hope for any relief from the experience. He and his friend Jacob decide to remedy that situation, but their initially innocent prank turns unexpectedly tragic. Written by Anonymous

  • The Orchard

    The Orchard (2009)
    Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A Faustian tale of one man's ambition and final disenchantment as he struggles to hold on to the allure of his dreams.

  • Kid

    Kid (2009)
    Film (Short and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Add a Plot »

  • Charles Dickens & the Invention of Christmas

    Charles Dickens & the Invention of Christmas (2007)
    TV Movie (Documentary) Actress This is a documentary that explains how we came to celebrate Christmas in the modern age Prior to Charles Dickens' "a Christmas Carol" it was not really celebrated as it is today


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