Even during my graduate years at the University of New South Wales, I’ve never shied away from producing, editing or marketing an incredible amount of work. While I was studying my Fine Arts degree, I was not only creating an online art magazine but also launched a successful companion art exhibit for emerging Sydney artists called COSINE. There, my love for bringing people together to share their stories using technology and art was born.
I have since been working in the entertainment industry beginning 2010, where I was listed in T-Mobile’s Electronic Beats ‘Music Videos To Watch’ for my directorial debut in Light Year’s ‘Moderation’ clip, with over 165,000 views on YouTube. My work then caught the attention of MTV AUSTRALIA where I began my career as an Assistant Producer, working with legendary MTV presenters Kate Peck and Keiynan Lonsdale. There, I produced the world famous MTV NEWS before becoming their fully-fledged Producer under MTV’s parent company, VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS in 2014.
My panache for all things trending pop culture, technology, art and style saw me develop ground-breaking and successful programs such as MTV POP 20, MTV BRAND NEW, MTV SUPERFAN SEARCH, MTV ADIDAS FIT SESSIONS and my award-winning campaign, MTV SUMMER OF MUSIC. Not only that, I worked closely with external VFX studios in shaping MTV’s look and brand for the local market and helped launch MTV PRIDE - the first-ever cable subscription channel takeover of its kind celebrating the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras with hosts Courtney Act, Dannii Minogue and Troye Sivan. In between my time at MTV, I have also edited and produced online work for COMEDY CENTRAL AUSTRALIA, NICKELODEON AUSTRALIA, VOGUE AUSTRALIA, GQ AUSTRALIA, short films THE COUNTDOWN and THE STUDIO (both directed by Marty Copping) and THE OTHER FELLOW (directed by Matt Bowyer) - a feature documentary about real men named James Bond and what it's like to live in the shadow of the world’s most famous spy (the film is currently in its final stages of post-production and has been submitted to the LONDON FILM FESTIVAL).
With a slew of successful projects under my belt, I moved to Los Angeles in 2016, where I have produced work with many established international brands including CBS STUDIOS, QANTAS, NETFLIX, PARAMOUNT PICTURES and assistant to director JEREMY PODESWA (GAME OF THRONES, HANDMAID’S TALE). Helping elevate Australia’s cultural impact on the entertainment industry abroad, in 2018 I reshaped AUSTRALIANS IN FILM into a cutting-edge and progressive organization. One that promotes, nurtures and celebrates Australian screen talent globally and provides professional development to Australian screen creatives through networking opportunities and industry programs in the US. As the Director of Digital Content & Operations, I relaunched their new website, upgraded their membership database and lead the online campaigns of the prestigious HEATH LEDGER SCHOLARSHIP, the ANNUAL AiF AWARDS and Executive Producer behind the world's first IGTV short film festival, #AiFUPLOAD.
Today, I’m a multi-faceted and award-winning TV, Digital & VFX Producer/Editor. Conceptualizing strong creative and ensuring efficient crew performance in productions is what love to do and having these interpersonal skills ensures I can respond to each artist’s strength producing the highest quality of work, while maintaining strong professional relationships with clients. I'm a pragmatic communicator with strong and effective analytical, problem solving & organizational abilities. I’m tech-savvy and have expert experience with software including Premiere Pro, Final Cut X, After Effects, 3DS Max, Cinema 4D, Maya, Photoshop, Shotgun, Filemaker Pro, Asana, Jira, Trello and MS Office on both Mac and PCs. I have the ability to think outside the box and am not afraid to make suggestions while being excellent team member, goal oriented and can work without supervision. I live, breath and absolutely love this craft by striking the perfect balance between modern, cutting-edge creative, efficient pipeline workflows and results driven work.
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