Career Profile

As an owner/operator of a successful video production business for over 10 years, I have a proven ability to produce high quality video, digital and web content for a wide range of clients, which consistently satisfies and exceeds client expectations. I am seeking to further my career in producing, shooting & editing high quality video content on a freelance or contract basis with a TV network or high-end, well-established production company.

I have a depth of experience across a wide range of video production settings, and I enjoy using my abilities to solve clients’ problems and achieve quality outcomes for my clients.


Experience

AV & Multimedia Co-ordinator – World Science Festival BrisbaneQueensland Museum: January – March 2017

  • Coordinated, packaged and delivered AV and multimedia on-screen content for all Festival events (70+ events)
  • Organised and co-ordinated live streaming and live video feeds during events
  • Created production templates and AV content delivery schedules
  • Advised on and contributed to the engagement of promotional video production and streaming suppliers
  • Supported the WSFB delivery team with procurement and leasing of audio-visual and multimedia equipment
  • Produced and edited high quality video content and motion graphics for the WFSB promotional campaign
  • Recorded, edited and produced video packages from media events, for delivery to online media.
  • Developed training and guidance material, and provided technical advice and assistance for WSFB participants and event producers
  • Responded to technical requests relating to WSFB AV and digital media systems in numerous venues
  • Managed, organised and implemented suitable archiving and filing systems for WSFB AV and multimedia material

 

Freelance Camera Operator: July – December 2016

  • Produced video content for various conferences, TVCs and corporate events in Brisbane, Sydney and New Zealand

 

Video Producer & Cinematographer – Big Egg Media, Adelaide: February 2006 – June 2016

  • Co-founded and operated a successful multimedia business
  • Specialised in video production, website design and audio-visual conversion to digital
  • Built customer base from 0 to over 2100 clients and 3500 jobs
  • Gained repeat work by delivering videos that exceeded client expectations (e.g., Electrolux training, Department of Education workshops)
  • Created proven workflows for video production, web design and audio-visual to digital transfers
  • Worked with a large range of clients and sub-contractors

Clients Included
Australian Government, The Government of South Australia, Queensland Museum, NAB, Electrolux, Kimberly-Clark, Leighton Contractors, Minara Resources, Boart Longyear, The University of Adelaide, University of South Australia, National Trust of South Australia, Adelaide Crows Football Club, Anne Summers, local councils, general public, small businesses and non-profit organisations

Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day running of the business: managing financial accounts and bills; creating invoices, and detailed quotes and proposals; maintaining business website, branding and marketing; maintaining and updating computer systems
  • Reporting to clients and working to their deadlines
  • Meeting with clients to scope and plan video projects
  • Director of Photography (DoP) and directing action on-set; 
operating camera, video, lighting and sound equipment
  • Editing videos and conducting edit sessions with clients
  • Producing master video files in various formats and authoring DVDs
  • Advanced video and audio format conversions (including analogue tape formats to digital)

Production Credits

The Workshops Rail Museum – Queensland Museum, Online Content, Edwin Davis May 2017
Producer / Director / Editor

Holden Junior State of Origin – Holden, Online Content & Snapchat Ads, Isobar / Open Door Films May 2017
Production Assistant / Runner

Dream Ride – Special Olympics Australia, Online Promo, Taste Creative Dec 2016
Camera Operator

Fighter Pilot Adventure Flights – TVC, Bunker Media Oct 2016
Aerial Camera Operator / Assistant Director

360 Business Coaching – Brick + Mortar – Business SA, Online Promo, Click Films 
May 2016
Camera Operator

Paul Munns Lawns – TVC Content, 
Click Films April 2016
Camera Operator

Export Awards: Flight Training Adelaide – Business SA, Corporate Video, Click Films Apr 2016
Camera Operator

Veterans’ Mental Health Precinct – The Government of South Australia, Corporate Video x2, Big Egg Media Jan 2016
Producer / Director / Editor

Unfold this Season’s Fashion – Rundle Mall, Online Promo, Click Films Dec 2015
Director / Camera Operator

Mayfair Hotel – Online Promo, Click Films 
Dec 2015
Assistant Director

Partner with BCSA – Bible College SA, Corporate Video, Big Egg Media Dec 2015
Producer / Director / Editor

Study an MBA with Flinders Business School – Flinders University, Online Promo, Click Films Dec 2015
Camera Operator

Safety in the Workplace – Business SA, Online Promo x 3, Click Films Nov 2015
Camera Operator

Passion For Customers – NAB – Corporate Video, Big Egg Media Oct 2015
Producer / Camera Operator / Editor

Rundle Mall’s SS15 Fashion Parades – Rundle Mall, Online Promo, Click Films 
Oct 2015
Camera Operator

Elite Taxi Fleet Training – Suburban Taxis, Corporate Training x 3, Big Egg Media 
Feb 2015
Producer / Director of Photography / Editor

Children’s Voices – Government of South Australia, Corporate Video, Click Films 
Nov 2014
Camera Operator

Game Day Experience – Reece Plumbing, Corporate Video, Big Egg Media Oct 2014
Producer / Camera Operator / Video Editor

Visitor & Contractor Induction – Electrolux, Corporate Training x 3, Big Egg Media
 May 2014
Producer / Director of Photography / Editor

Fringe Festival Parade – Adelaide Fringe Festival, Online Promo, Click Films Feb 2014
Video Editor

Alshor Plus – RMD Australia, Corporate Video, Big Egg Media Feb 2014
Producer / Director of Photography / Editor

Conversations With Julia Gillard – Anne Summers, DVD, Big Egg Media Dec 2013
Producer / Director of Photography / Editor

Arrium Mining Testimonial – Leighton Contractors, Corporate Video, 
Big Egg Media Jun 2013
Producer / Camera Operator / Editor

The Human Painting – The University of Adelaide, Educational & Promotional Video, Big Egg Media Oct 2012
Camera Operator / Editor

Golf Day – BMW, Corporate Video, Click Films May 2012
Video Editor

PEG Insertion – Kimberly-Clark, Corporate Training, Big Egg Media Dec 2011
Producer / Director of Photography / Editor

Enterprise Connect – Australian Government, Corporate Video, Big Egg Media Oct 2010
Camera Operator / Editor


Skills

Video Production

  • Experienced in a wide range of video projects from inception to completion
  • Comfortable working with clients throughout the entire production process
  • Ability to efficiently organise, direct and co-ordinate shoots
  • Analyse and edit scripts, and provide input for script changes
  • Using initiative and thinking of lateral solutions when under pressure (e.g., dealing with technical problems when on-set or at a live event, or meeting a deadline)

Cinematography, Camera and On-Set

  • Strong expertise in operating professional camera equipment (including Canon C-100, Sony A7S, Sony XDCAM, Canon EOS dSLRs)
  • Knowledge of lenses, focal lengths and depth of field, and how to use appropriately for a particular look or feel
  • Setup, position and balance lighting for appropriate look (interior and exterior)
  • Setup, monitor, record and troubleshoot sound recording equipment, both wireless and wired (promotion & training videos, interviews, conferences, indoor/outdoor live events and live action)
  • Operate video production and grip equipment, including shoulder rigs, dollies, sliders, jibs, teleprompter, video switchers, wireless video monitoring, DJI Ronin-M gimbal
  • Comfortable working and shooting in different environments (from operating theatres to schools, and anywhere in between)

Video Editing, Graphic Design and Web Software

  • Highly proficient in video editing, compositing, multi-camera editing, audio editing, colour correction/grading, motion graphics and encoding
  • Extensive knowledge of video formats, codecs and broadcast standards
  • Ability to work quickly and produce same-day edits for live and corporate events
 (e.g., NAB corporate event, BMW golf day)
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with Final Cut Pro X and 7 suites
  • Conformable using DaVinci Resolve 12, Adobe Premiere CC and Adobe After Effects CC
  • Extensive knowledge of Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Microsoft Office, most Apple software, MYOB Accounting Software
  • Extensive knowledge of Apple Computers, Mac OS X and networking

Personal Skills

  • Ten years experience in customer service, both face-to-face and phone based
  • Regularly acknowledged by clients (see client testimonials)
  • Regularly consulting with clients to provide solutions & ideas (e.g. NAB corporate event)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills acquired through serving, working and meeting with clients
  • Organised and efficient
  • Thorough, attentive and considerate
  • Creative flair with a methodical approach to producing digital content

Website Development Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS, PHP and MySQL
  • Ability to design, manage and maintain websites – including WordPress custom themes and setups; hand-coded PHP/HTML websites; mobile optimisation
  • Good understanding of user experience and web usability principals
  • Sound knowledge of SEO and SEM practices and using Google Adwords
  • Experienced in creating and maintaining content for online and social media (Facebook, YouTube, Google+, blogs and MailChimp mailing lists)
  • Competent in Unix/Linux environments, DNS, web hosting servers and cPanel

Education

  • The University of Adelaide – Bachelor of Music (Jazz performance, Trumpet), 2008
  • Concordia College, South Australia – Certificate III in Multimedia, 2005
  • Concordia College – Completed Year 12 SACE, 2005 (TER of 99.15, School Captain)
  • Magill Primary School – Completed Year 7, 2000

Volunteer Work

  • Music co-ordinator and band musician at church (2008 – present)
  • Careers Night Speaker on ‘Multimedia’ topic (2009 – 2013)
  • Organising high school old scholars events
  • Gift Vouchers for various causes & organisations

References

Available upon request