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The Warrior’s Way…A Wider Shot
The Warrior's Way...A Wider Shot

Producer/Director/Editor/Sound Designer/Second Camera

40 minute documentary on the making of The Warrior’s Way [2011]
For the DVD and BluRay release.

Broozer – Feeder
Broozer - Feeder

Director, Cinematographer, Sound Designer Shot on small DSLR type cameras (a hacked GH2 and a 5DIII). This music video was made for almost no money, just a lot of heart and zombie help! 42 zombies and a total of 25 crew including 15 make-up artists. Shot over two short days involving mostly make up preparation [...]

The General Grant… where it isn’t
The General Grant... where it isn't

Producer/Director/Editor/Sound Designer/2nd Camera
Winner of “Best Documentary 2003” at the Hollywood DV Festival
First time treasure hunters head into the Sub-Antarctic to search for the sunken treasure of the ill famed General Grant. 1st time documentary makers follow them on the quest, without a budget, without a clue.

The XX-Interview and live footage.
The XX-Interview and live footage.

Camera/Sound

Shot single handedly with two GH2′s for The New Zealand Herald. Interview and live footage of The XX, The Forum, Melbourne, July 2012.

Eat Some Ice Creams! Do Some Bombs!
Eat Some Ice Creams! Do Some Bombs!

Sound Designer/Sound Mixer
Official Theatrical Trailer for the documentary EAT SOME ICE CREAMS! DO SOME BOMBS!
Young actor James Rolleston has just finished starring in the hit New Zealand feature film “BOY” and all he wants to do now is learn to surf. But when the beaches fail to deliver the big waves he craves, James hits the road with his friend Matty (an ex-surf champion and movie stuntman) to discover the great New Zealand past-time of dive-bombing and helps organize the first ever World Bombing Championship! Action, adventure, comedy and a helpings of fish & chips feature in this nostalgic tribute to the Kiwi summer and childhood.

Samoa Tourism Advertisement
Samoa Tourism Advertisement

Director of Photography/Camera Operator
Shot with a GH2 and a Voitlander f0.95 over four days. A hurricane was blowing in all week so locations were very limited and weather windows were often seconds at a time.

Arnhem Land
Arnhem Land

Camera/Editor/Sound Recordist
Very quick edit of a 30 miniute shoot in Arnhemland. Shot on a hacked GH2, handheld with a Voitlander f0.95 25mm(50mm equivalent) lens. Audio recorded using a combination of a Sennheiser 416P into an H4n and the Rode camera mic on the GH2.

RavenSpace
RavenSpace

Producer/Director/Editor/Sound Designer/2nd Camera
A documentary about an Artificial Intelligence company based in southern Spain that is using news sentiment index data sourced from the internet, to successfully predict the stock market entirely without human intervention. Privately funded and currently under a non disclosure agreement due to the sensitivity of the project.

Samoan Relief Effort
Samoan Relief Effort

Director/Sound/Editor
Following the arrival of regular news crews and the almost macabre highlighting of the doom and gloom, we made this short clip as we thought Samoa needed an independent media view of what was going on and what was needed as a next step.

Waitahurangi
Waitahurangi

Producer/Director/Camera/Sound/Editor
Documentary following a group of filmmakers and their canoe, tracing an ancient waka portage through what is now modern day urban West Auckland.

Tāmaki Paenga Hira
Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Sound Recordist/Sound Mixer/Audio Design
A 13 part documentary series for the Te Reo Channel and Maori Television.
Interviews blended with dramatic reconstructions detailing the journey of some of the most precious ancient artifacts of Aotearoa to the Museum at Auckland City, New Zealand.