Libertine Pictures is an independent film and television production company founded in 2013, based in New Zealand and led by accomplished producer Richard Fletcher and internationally-acclaimed writer Neil Cross. We produce bold and compelling feature films, documentaries and television drama. We work with established storytellers and filmmakers and nurture emerging talent who inspire, challenge and innovate. We are passionate about bringing powerful and distinctive stories to the screen.


richard fletcher

Managing Director

Richard has produced and executive produced a range of feature films, documentaries and TV series. Richard’s credits include Daffodils, Yellow is Forbidden, Belief: the Possession of Janet Moses, Wild Survivor, Walking with Dinosaurs 3D, The Last Ocean, Boy, Under the Mountain and River Queen.



Creative Director

Neil is an internationally-acclaimed and award-winning screenwriter, executive producer and novelist. He is best known as the creator of the international hit BBC crime thriller Luther, starring Idris Elba, which screens in more than 160 territories worldwide and is now in its fifth season.



Head of Development

As Head of Development Emily manages the development slate with responsibility for finding and nurturing new talent and ideas. She also works as a script consultant and is the co-producer on Libertine Pictures’ most recent feature Daffodils, which will be released early in 2019.



Head of Literary Acquisitions

Nadya joined Libertine Pictures as Head of Literary Acquisitions to secure the most exciting stories from the world of publishing for screen adaptation. She returned to New Zealand after a decade in book publishing in the UK. She has also worked in communications and journalism.