Over the past 20 years, Dave has built a solid reputation as a highly skilled and dependable cameraman, producer and editor.
His skills have seen him sought after to film, produce and edit international broadcast content around the globe, including Discovery Channel (North America), TV One (New Zealand), Maori TV (New Zealand), FuelTV (Australia and USA), Fox Sports (Australia and USA), Euro News (Europe), PearTV ( China), iTV Meridian (UK), VID (Russia), RTL (Germany), ARD Sportschau (Germany), YLE Finnish Broadcasting Company (Finland), 90 Seconds (New Zealand), Can Communicate (UK) and many more.
From humble beginnings as creator of his own surf TV shows for public access television in San Diego, USA, Dave was recruited to be principal filmer for Taylor Steele’s Poor Specimen, one of the world’s largest sports DVD producers. As their Director of Cinematography, Dave travelled the globe compiling footage for dozens of surf blockbusters – films that are still regarded as industry classics today. Leaving Poor Specimen in 2005 to relocate to Australia, aside from his TV production credits Dave has also enjoyed freelance success filming international-level sporting webcasts and compiling video marketing collateral for major clothing and footwear brands. Clients have included national and international brands like Griffith University, University of Queensland, Allianz, Globe, Billabong, Reef, Gold Coast Suns, RSL Art Union, Surf Life Saving Lotteries and many more.
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Sony FS5 XDCAM 4k with 200 fps
Sony Ex1 XDCAM
Canon 5D mark II
GoPro Hero3+ with many mounts
Canon EOS L series 100-400mm
Canon EOS L series 24-70mm
Zoom H4n Audio Recorder
Sennheiser and Sony wireless lapel and shotgun mics
Handheld Sony wireless mic
Cartoni and Manfrotto tripods
LED Video Light
Green Screen Background
Apple iMac and MacBook Pro with Premiere Pro CC Suite
Carolyn Ridings Emge
Providing editorial content to a host of national and international publications and TV programs over the past two decades, Carolyn is skilled at creating your video scripts and guiding their tone and direction.
Her writing credits are long, and previous editorial clients include Marie Claire, Australia’s Surfing Life, Yen, Tracks, White Horses, Waves, Surfgirl/ S-Girl, Carve’s Surf Girl (UK), Salt Water Girl (South Africa), SG (USA), Surf Life For Women (USA), Australian Surf Business, lifelounge.com, Freerider MX, Slam, Australian Snowboarder, SummerWinter, ABC youth titles Mr Men, The Fairies, and Octonauts magazines as well as FHM’s Fashion Awards.
Carolyn was also Associate Editor of female youth magazine Chick for three years with the team behind youth juggernaut Frankie Magazine, and later also served as talent scout and content producer for national youth TV series G7.
Expanding into copy for marketing, PR, video and social media over fifteen years ago, Carolyn has also contributed writing and social media expertise on multi-tiered campaigns for international brands including DC Shoes, Heineken, Bacardi, Paramount Home Entertainment releases (Cheers, Frasier, Sex And The City, Star Trek, the Indiana Jones Trilogy etc), K-Swiss, Quiksilver, Rockport, and events like Heineken Sunset Sessions, Association of Surfing Professionals events including the Roxy Pro Snapper Rocks and Billabong Pro Maui, plus the Chick Boarding For Breast Cancer Day and the Crusty Demons of Dirt tours amongst others.
Carolyn’s knack for creating content and direction for brands naturally lent itself to event PR, and Carolyn also served as PR Director for Gold Coast’s premier arts and culture showcase, the Bleach* art and music festival, garnering millions of dollars worth of positive exposure for the region and its creatives in 2012 and 2013.
Carolyn also supports the fundraising efforts of charitable organizations like SAND, assisting with media and PR on various events netting over $500,000 for beneficiaries including Camp Quality and Cure Cancer Australia.
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Freelance camera operator & photographer specialising in commercial photography and corporative videos. Edith is a former Assistant Director & Assistant Cameraman for Discovery Channel Canada, Canadian Broadcasting Television, ARTV and Tele-Quebec (French Canadian National Television). Over 10 years experience in TV, movie & video production, Edith is also fluent in English/French. Recently contracted for RTL TVi – Belgium, Hippocrates Foundation, Beachwater Conference Technology, Palazzo Versace and many others.
Canon 5d mark ii
Canon lens 17-40 mm F4L
Canon lens 70-300 mm F4.5-5.6
Canon lens 24-105 mm F4L
2 x Manfrotto 055X Pro B Tripod
Manfrotto 503 HDV Tripod Head
Manfrotto 501 HDV Tripod Head
DDE Universal Dolly
Sony UWP-V1 Microphone (lopel)
Sony UWP-V2 Microphone (wireless handheld microphone)
5 in 1 Collapsible Reflector Disc 32”
MacBook Pro 15”
Lower Pro Soft kit light
Cinematographer of 15 years, with 12 years of television experience as a cameraman/producer and water camera specialist. After a solid career filming surf content for the ASP and corporate clients and producing films such as The Bra Boys and Fighting Fear, in recent years Brook has been engaged as a cameraman on several hit TV series including as Bondi Rescue and Dancing With The Stars. Brook is also a GoPro camera specialist and operator, able to provide and set up multiple camera kits for extreme sports productions.
Canon C300 Cinema EOS Camera
SONY EX1 XDCAM with water housing and century wide kit
GoPro hero 4 black x 10 +