samprofile

Hi I'm Sam. 

I am happy to provide a number of creative services from; pitch to post production.

Need a logo designed? No problem.
How about some editing? Can do.
Interested in some art to hang on your wall? Okie dokie. 

I  draw, paint, sculpt, design, photograph, film, and sometimes make music.

Feel free to drop me a line over on the contact page.

Cheers.


skills

I am comfortable on film sets both large and small and I am confident in using most cameras. 

I have worked with a number of DSLR and mirrorless cameras such as the Canon 5Diii and Sony A7Sii, as well as more professional cameras like the Canon C100, Sony FS5, BlackMagic Production Camera, BlackMagic URSA. I have also camera assisted on a Red Dragon Epic.

Experience with Adobe Creative Suite:
- Premiere: Extensive experience in editing. Anything from fast same-day turnarounds to longer scripted dramas.
- Illustrator: Experience in designing for print and web. Logos, posters, advertisements.
- Photoshop: Retouching, illustration, collage, matte painting.
- After Effects: Motion graphics.
- Audition: Recording dialogue and music. Mixing audio for post production.
Lightroom

Certified for both Avid Media Composer and Protools.


Work Experience

PUKEKO PICTURES

'Thunderbirds are Go' season 2 miniatures dept.
2016 January-February
- Camera Assistant
- Intern
Camera Assisted on the miniatures unit of ‘Thunderbirds are Go’

DUSK

(A top motion graphics and VFX production company based in Wellington)

'Hurrioke'
May 2016
- Director
- Camera Operator
- Editor
Filmed and edited 5 Hurricanes players singing karaoke in a car with a 5 camera setup. 

'When Melly Meets Welly...and Nelly' - Positively Wellington Tourism
March-April 2016
- Production Assistant
- Camera Operator/Assistant
- Editor

NZ Rugby Union
January 2016
- Camera Operator
- Editor
Filmed and edited several 30 second - 1 minute videos in and around Westpac Stadium for the Rugby Sevens Tournament.

Black Dog Brewery 'The Great Beer Taste Off'
March 2016
- Camera Operator
- Editor

FREELANCE

'Cigna Insurance'
May 2016
- Editor
- Graphics
Edited footage and made motion graphics for 15 and 60 second explainer videos.

'KFC - For the Fans'
May 2016
- Camera Operator
Filming interviews and atmosphere with a presenter at a rugby game at Westpac Stadium.

'My BizQuest'
April 2016
- Camera Operator
- Editor
Filming and editing 15, 30, and 60 second promotional videos for #MyBizQuest winners Little Yellow Bird

'Life Flight Trust'
April 2016
- Camera Operator
- Director
Interview and footage at the Life Flight HQ at Wellington airport.

'Two Naked Gay Guys'
2016 Ongoing
- Editor
- Sound Mixer
- Colourist
Kickstarter funded web series

'Go By Bike Day Wellington'
February 2016
 - Editor
Editing footage supplied of local event.

'Active in Hell'
March - February 2016
- Camera Operator
- Editor
Interviews and b-roll with Hell Pizza and IDEA services staff.

'Merkin Live'
November 2015
- Camera Operator (3 cameras)
- Editor
Three camera setup of band in gig venue.

'Dystoria Live'
February 2016
- Camera Operator
- Editor
Three camera setup of band in gig venue.

'Lettuce Inn'
March 2016
- Camera Operator (3 cameras)
- Editor
Live music festival held on a lettuce farm. Three camera setup of live music and behind the scenes.

Creative HQ 'Venture Up 2016'
February 2016
- Camera Operator
- Editor
Talks, presentations, and interviews in Wellington City Gallery.


Referees

James Manttan

Producer/Director at DUSK
Mentor
+64 21 254 3214
james@duskvfx.com

Daniel Loorparg

Digital Filmmaking Tutor ACG Yoobee School of Design
Tutor
+64 27 455 7558
daniel.loorparg@acgedu.com

William Corcoran

Freelance Videographer/editor/VFX artist
+64 27 255 7100
corcorwill@gmail.com
willfilm.co.nz