My background

3 years of electronics training with the Rank Organisation, London

2 years of audio electronics with Stagesound, London

3 years of boom operating on live and recorded TV shows and music recording sessions ATV Network, London

3 year training as location sound mixer BBC, London

3 years attached to Government of Malawi as Chief Technical Officer, British Foreign Office, London

3 years Sound Director at Vidcom, New Zealand: engineering / location recording/ post-production mixing
production sound mixing

Production Sound Mixing

40 years of commercial / TV drama / feature films / documentaries / expeditions / short films / live web-casts

Sound Consulting

Studio improvements / Sound design / Technical design and advice / Articles for publications

Sound Effects

A huge library of local and international sound effects and atmospheres for all types of productions

Equipment Rental

Please visit the rental section on this site for full details

Lecturing

South Seas Film & TV School - Non resident lecturer

UNITEC, Auckland - Non resident lecturer

Auckland University - Invited lecturer

WIFTA NZ - Invited lecturer

AWARDS

1987 GOFTA NZ Best sound nomination -"The Quiet Earth"

1992 NZ Film & TV Best sound award - "A Soldier's Tale"

1996 MPSE GOLDEN REEL Nomination   "Hercules"

1997 MPSE GOLDEN REEL Nomination   "Hercules"

1998 MPSE GOLDEN REEL Nomination   "Hercules"

2006 CAS USA Nomination "Cousteau - Sharks at Risk"

2007 EMMY Nomination "Cousteau - Sharks at Risk"

2008 BERLIN 91st Film Fest - Best short film "Manurewa"