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Grant Findlay

Cameraman in Dunedin

Reliable and detail-oriented cameraman with 20+ years’ experience in news and current affairs within the television and media sectors.
Expertise in a variety of technical skills in lighting camera work, sound and live coverage as well as editing.
Passionate and innovative individual who strives to exceed customer expectations by providing quality work and providing outstanding service.
A quick learner who can easily adapt and work confidently with technology and changing environments.
Extensive experience travelling to different locations and delivering projects within required deadlines.
An effective communicator with the ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment.

2015 - 2021

Camera Operator/Editor for Newshub and The Project

Key responsibilities

  • Directing on-camera talent and getting the most out of them

  • Filming high quality video that sets me apart from the rest

  • Live crosses to the newsroom via Live U

  • On location sound gathering

  • Editing using Avid Media Composer with tight deadlines

Key Achievements

  • Always delivering content on deadline without fail

  • Gained positive feedback for my self-directing skills and working with time pressure

  • New Zealand TV Team Coverage Award winner 2019

  • New Zealand Cinematographers Association award winner 2017/2018

  • Canon Media Award finalist for Best Sports Category 2017

2011 - 2014

Camera Operator/Editor for current affairs show Campbell Live

Key responsibilities

  • Working under pressure with tight deadlines and lots of travel

  • Longer form current affairs, regularly delivering 8-9 minutes edited content per day

Key achievements

  • Working well as part of a tight team

  • New Zealand Cinematographers Association Gold award winner 2016

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