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media work portfolio // robbie mcgregor  

I've managed a keen work history, firstly in design and websites, however mostly in television. The latter is the reason for this page on my production work history. Since training at Avalon Studios in 2003 I have worked on a variety of projects; small to large; local, regional, national; full productions to short films and music videos; live and pre-recorded; large budget or basically made for nothing.

My skills in this area are widely varied, mostly because my training was like this and the majority of roles I've accomplished have always required me to be able to be multi skilled and learn fast. I easily believe this helps any and all employment chances I have in the workforce. Some of my current skills and experience are:

- Extensive Camera Operation and Lighting
- Field Direction
- Live and Recorded Outside Broadcast Roles
- Studio Floor Operation, incl. setup, camera work, floor management, operation, etc.
- Extensive Live Control Room Production Work
- Extensive Video Tape and Server Operations
- Varied Editing history with Adobe Premiere and AVID
- Graphics and Design
- Archive material handling including film and tape formats
- Sound Desk and Vision Switching Operation (Basic)
- Television Commercial production
- Research and
Writing
- Kitroom Equipment Preperation
- Runner and Driving roles
- General Production and Production Assistant duties

Check out the productions outlined below for a history and breakdown of the projects, my role in it, and more media from each part of my work history. Otherwise a brief copy of my current CV can be found to the right.


Most recent showreel in SD covering 2003-2014. Click Vimeo/HD logo to watch in HD.
Backing track is 'Home Again' by NZ band 'Shihad'

Most recent CV in MS Word .docx format. Right click to save.

television history - paid employment
TVNZ Avalon Studios / Avalon Studios
2008 - 2014
TVNZ Ltd. (2008-2013), Avalon Studios. Ltd. (2013-2014)
 
Avalon Video Tape / Media Operations
Video Tape & Server Operator, Junior Editor, Operations Co-Ordinator, Archive Newsfeed Operator
Outside clients include: NZ Racing Board (Trackside, TABTV), NZ Lotteries Commission (Lotto)
 
 
Studentville
2006 / 2007
Moa Studios / C4
 
Camera Operator, Field Director, Episode 2-4 Editor  
 
Channel 9 Dunedin Television
2003 - 2006
Allied Press Dunedin
 
Production General (Almost everything, including specific shows listed below)  
 
Dunedin New Year Carnival '05/'06
2005 / 2006
Graham McArthur, The Video Factory / Taylor Made
 
Camera Operator, Rigging, Training  

Mitre10 Dream Home (Season Six)
2004
Ninox Television / TVNZ Ltd.
 
Camera Assistant, Camera Lock-Off's / Time Lapse  

TV2 National Anthem - Dunedin Base
2004
TVNZ Ltd.
 
Camera Assistant, Dolly Assistant, Dolly Cabler, Cabler  

Sky Sport // One Sport
2003 - 2005
Sky Television / TVNZ Ltd.
 
Sports Cabler (Rugby Tests, NPChampionship, Basketball, Netball)  


other paid production history
"Avalon Studios Time Reel: 1975 - 2014"
2013
Richard Lander, Avalon Studios Ltd.
 
Co-Planning, Co-Compile, Co-Editor  

Channel 9 News / Southern Newsweek
2004 - 2006
Channel 9 / Allied Press Dunedin
 
Studio Camera Operations, Setup, Sound Operations, Floor Manager, Editor/Compiler  

COW TV (Campus Otago Weekly TV)
2004 - 2006
Channel 9 / Allied Press Dunedin
 
Production Assistant, Studio and Field Camera Operator, Editing, Studio Setup and Operations, etc.  
 
"Really More Than Just Good Friends" COWTV: 1999 - 2006
2005 - 2006
Otago Museum, Channel 9 / Allied Press Dunedin
 
Researcher, Producer, Compiler, Editor  

Southern Attractions 2006
2006
Channel 9 / Allied Press Dunedin
 
Camera Operator, Assistant Editor  

Reel Time (Pilot)
2006
Channel 9 / Allied Press Dunedin
 
Director, Producer, Editor, Writer and Researcher  

Marketplace
2005
Channel 9 / Allied Press Dunedin
 
Studio and Field Camera Operator, Field Director, Editor, Production Design, Co-Producer  

V Queenstown Winterfest 2005
2005
Channel 9 Dunedin / V-Frucor
 
Camera Operator, Field Manager, Editor, Production Crew  


short film / music / other random video history - other related works
48HOURS Film Competition
2006 - 2014
Numerous Production Teams
 
Various, including - Main Camera/DOP, Lighting, General Production, Production Co-Ordinator, Production Assistant, Runner, Still Photos, Effects Wrangler, Sound Editor, Main and Background Actor.

2014 Brasov Finalist, 2010 Wellington Regional Finalist & 2006 Dunedin Regional Finalist
 

"Attack of the Hormones" - Nana Squad
2009
Jez Brown - Music Video
 
Production General, Lighting and Camera Rigs, Background Actor  

"Showreel - Harley Neville"
2008 / 2009
Harley Neville
 
Camera Operator, Editor  

"The Project..."
2008 - 2009
Guy Pigden, Harley Neville - Pigville Productions
 
Sound Operator (Set 1), Camera Operator (Set 2), Production Assist  

"Stride" - Magnum Opus
2007
Cole Gadsby - Mad Gad Productions - Music Video
 
Lighting and Production Assistant, Runner  

"Traffik"
2006
Channel 9 - Content Filler
 
Camera Operator, Editor  

"Speight's Shuttle"
2005
Jez Brown - Mothra Film Festival Short Film
 
Camera Operator, Bit Part Actor, Production Assistant, Promotion
Nominated for "Best Special Effects in a Mothra"
 

"Los Banditos 7: Bo Cassidy's Revenge"
2005
Callum Macdonald - Mothra Film Festival Short Film
 
Camera Assistant, Co-Editor, Bit Part Actor
Winner of Best Camera Operator
Nominated for Best Costumes, Best Script, and Best Mothra
 

"Kung Fools?" (Asian Influences On Modern Media)
2003
AFTS Final Film Project
 
Director, Producer, Editor, Writer, Researcher
 

Avalon FTS Final Film Projects - Crew
2003
AFTS Final Film Projects
 
Various - Camera/DOP, Lighting, Sound, Set, Edit Assist, Actor, Thanks, and General Production
Includes Director of Photography on the Course Director Awarded "Best Video 2003"
 

"This Town Ain't Big Enough For The 3 Of Us..."
2003
AFTS Documentary Team Film Project
 
Co-Producer, Co-Editor, Co-Researcher, Co-Camera Operator, Co-Sound Operator
 


television history - additional education and work experience
Avalon Film & Television School / TVNZ Avalon Studios
2003 / 2004
TVNZ Ltd.
 
Training at the Avalon Film & Television School in 2003
General Work Experience on shows - What Now?, Freaky, Captive, and Good Morning
 

TV3 News (Wellington)
2003 / 2004
TV3 / CanWest Mediaworks
 
Sound Op, Camera Assist & Observe, Editing Observe  

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