Gamel O'Brien

Art assist, production assistant, editor, runner, driver, unit assist, location assist. Based in Wellington and Oamaru, able to travel anywhere in the South Island. I hold a full NZ drivers licence and am a New Zealand citizen.


Industry Experience

Livestreaming, Nadia Reid with Sam Taylor, and special guest Mads Harrop, live at the Grainstore Gallery, July 2020
Set Decorator, ‘The Finding’ Short film for Ruru Films, July-Sep 2020
Production Co-Ordinator, DOP and Editor, ‘Contagious World’ music video for Mads Harrop, June 2020
Locations Assistant, The Power Of The Dog, Bad Girl Creek Productions for Netflix, March 2020
Photographer and Video Editor, ‘Multicore World’ Computer Engineering Conference, February 2020/19
Production Assistant, Friend To The Friendless, Production Shed.TV for TVNZ On Air, Nov 2019-Feb 2020
Editor, ‘Wrong House’ student film, The New Zealand Film School, 2019
Production Designer & On Set Art Director, ‘Man Up!’ student film, The New Zealand Film School, 2019
Mentor and Supervisor, teaching film techniques and practices with A Stones Throw Productions in association with White Ribbon, Etu Whanau, Safer Waitaki Community Council, Waitaki Multicultural Council and various Waitaki District Schools, November 2019/18/17
Director, Videographer, Interviewer and Editor, New Nesters; Migrant Stories from the Waitaki District Documentary, September 2018
Stage hand, Mamma Mia! for Musical Theatre Oamaru, July 2018
48 Hour film Festival, Onya Tonya, entry and winner of Otago region’s Best Disqualified Film, June 2018
Director, videographer, Interviewer and Editor, Vinbrux Bakery & Kaffeehaus short promo, April 2018
Set Building/Striking, Cutty Sark performance venue in London, 2017

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