More about Sandra Clark

Sandra is a highly experienced Project Manager, she has spent over 15 years managing projects of varying scale in the film and television industry. Most notably she produced the acclaimed Songs From the Inside TV series for Maori Television. Sandra was Project Manager at Film New Zealand, New Zealand’s international film business attraction agency and locations office funded by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment. She recently transitioned her skill set to technology and is embracing the Agile framework and methodology. Sandra brings with her excellent project delivery, client liaison and team working skills.

She has a strong interest in sustainability, lives in the Wairarapa and believes she has attained a perfect work life balance as a result.

Posts by Sandra Clark

Former Refugee Women Shine in New Interactive Documentary

Rabid has been lucky enough to be able to contribute to an innovative project showcasing the stories of former refugee women living in New Zealand. The result of that project, “Together We Make a Nation” is an interactive storytelling experience which lets the viewer choose their own path through the content. Ola (Poland), Neary (Cambodia), Yibeth (Colombia) and Dalal (Syria) share stories about their families, histories and what has brought them to our shores, while...

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Why is 20% time good for us all?

In my old life in the film industry, we all worked for free; on short films, music videos or low-budget features. It’s how we gained experience and credits on our CV, as well as supported our fellow filmmakers on projects we cared about. I’ve done my fair share of free stuff over the years, but there comes a point when you just have to say “No” - my time and contribution has value, no more...

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Learning to tweet at the Agile NZ Conference

Two major things happened on the 1st and 2nd of September: I attended the AgileNZ 2015 conference and I learned to tweet. The second part may sound ridiculous, but it was a big hurdle for me. I am surrounded by fabulous tech people who tweet beautifully and prolifically. I couldn’t tweet to save myself, so I saw the Agile Conference as a perfect opportunity to face my fear and learn. I received great advice from...

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Give your Retrospective the time it deserves

How we gave the humble retro a makeover

Not long after I started at Rabid, I heard someone mention a retro, it didn’t take me long to discover they weren’t talking about my favourite era of collectable homewares! After attending an Agile workshop at Boost New Media it became clear that we might not having been doing justice to the Sprint Retrospective. Armed with a supply of stickies and sharpies, and with a willing team to experiment on, we held a Retrospective on...

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