David Oakley Creative Digital Media

David Oakley

My strengths lie in short form story telling. I always try to look for interesting and creative ways to tell a story, develop new skills, take inspiration and learn from others. I enjoy taking ownership of a project, nurturing an idea and then bringing it to fruition. I like to create a relationship with my work, so I’m ‘hands on’ every step of the way.

I can adapt my role to suit the project. If it’s an urgent small job, then I can be reactive, move fast and use my creative instinct to deliver something that connects with people - Thought provoking? Emotional? Inspirational? Comical? Cool? Whatever the subject matter dictates.

If it’s a larger job, I can brainstorm with the client and make a detailed plan. Scale up if I need to, bring a crew together from my local pool of contacts. Write a script? Need actors? Sound design? Lighting? Whatever it takes.


Industry Experience

I've been freelancing in Queenstown since 2013. Primarily creating video content for local businesses and organisations that include QLDC, Destination Queenstown, Skyline, AJ Hackett, NZ Ski, Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa, Queenstown Airport, Wakatipu High School, Three Lakes Cultural Trust and the Wakatipu Community Foundation. I have also produced video content for international clients such as Amway Australia, Roxy Australia, Nikon Asia and Microsoft.

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