Crew News

November Update

And so our busy times will be continuing into 2018.

The 6 part series Pine Gap for ABC & Netflix  – commences pre November 20th  with a 10 week shoot from February 12th.

Top End Weddingstarring Miranda Tapsell (The Saphires)  starts pre production 12 February with a 7 week shoot from March 9th with most of the shoot taking place in Northern Territory and a week or so in Adelaide. Kojo Entertainments’ Kate Croser is planning on crewing out of SA.

No word on dates still for Victoria Cocks feature In The Blood.

There is a strong rumor of another feather slated for Adelaide for February – March.

New to Adelaide Crew list

I would like to introduce some very talented crew with very diverse skills to the Adelaide Crew books:

Mike Sievers – Buyer/Dresser/Assist. Mike has some great experience in art department across TVC’s, features and TV series working his way up from runner and assistant. Since finishing on Wolf Creek 2 as buyer/dresser he has completed TVC’s as standby for RAA, MAC and Toyota Camry. Mike learnt some great SFX skills assisting the team on Cargo.

Georgia Edgar – Makeup Artist/Hair Stylist. Georgia has been working in fashion, film and television commercials since 2013. Credits for TVC’s include Stratco for Zoom Film, Yalumba Wines for Showpony, Uni SA for Cinemache and short films include Crew Cut and the TV series Danger 5 series 2. Georgia’s fashion & photography work includes Caleche campaigns, Yots Hair, City Mag.

Michael Tessari – Cinematographer. Michael recently received the Milton Ingerson award for best cinematography entry at the 2017 SA & WA ACS awards for his work on the short film Release and Gold for the corporate BlackChrome. Michael also has credits for TVCs including  for Chemist Warehouse and Caravan & Camping Association, various web campaigns including Foster Care SA, TAFE SA, SA Health.

James Currie – Sound Recordist/Designer. I am very pleased to welcome multi award winning James to my books and most people would be very familiar with his large volume of work over the years which includes recent films and television:  Wolf Creek 2, Wolf Creek Series 1 &2, Hotel Mumbai, A Month of Sundays and documentaries: The Life and Death of David Gulpilil with Director Molly Reynolds and Highly Strong – Director Scott Hicks.

Jared Jeffrey – Set Nurse. Jared is a very skilled and experienced set nurse with feature credits for the currently shooting  I am Mother, Bad Blood, Cargo, Boys in Trees and Wolf Creek Series 1. Jared also worked on the Chinese series Speed, and Running Man and Indian TV series This is Love: Ye Hai Mohabbtien. Jared has an extensive medical kit including defibrillator and oxygen.

Nick Berry-Smith – Camera Assistant. Nick has worked with a variety of cameras including Alexa, Alexa mini, Red Dragon and Sony A7 and has assisted many DOP’s including Maxx Corkindale on the award winning short film Smash3D. Credits for TVC assisting include Wohlers, Adelaide Jeep and Modernising Health. Nick has also assisted on various music videos and the feature Marriage of Figaro.

Tom Wroblewski – Sound Recordist. Tom has experience across broadcast television, short films, TVC’s and corporates. Since 2015 Tom has worked on various episodes of Out of the Blue, South Aussie with Cosi and In The Garden with Kym Syrus . Tom has travelled twice to Italy shooting My Italian Family series 1 and Adam’s Pasta Pilgrimage Series 2. TVC’s include Metro Holden, Travel Auctions, Zafarelli Pasta and corporates for Bank SA, SA Water, RUOK? Day.

Johnny Hallyday – Stunt Coordinator/ Performer & Safety Officer. Adelaide is very fortunate to have Johnny return to live here with his amazing skills and experience in stunts and safety. Since returning he has worked on The Callback and a MAC TVC as safety officer and stunt rigging on I Am The Mother.  A highlight of Johnny’s career was to be a stunt performer on Ridley Scott’s Titanic. He has also performed stunts with Nicolas Cage on Ghost Rider and Matrix 1, 2 & 3, stunts and safety on Home & Away & Dance Academy episodes.



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