Paul Roubicek

  • DOP/Lighting Cameraman/Video Journalist/Editor/Producer
  • Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • Jan 21, 2018
full time Cinematographer - DOP (head of department) Editor Producer Shooter/Producer

Experience - brief overview of your professional skills

Awards

  • International Emmy 2016: Sky News Migration Crisis

  • RTS Award 2016: Sky News-News Coverage-International Tunisia

  • National Headliners Award 2009: HDNet World Report Payatas The dark Side of economic growth

  • National Headliners Award 2008: HDNet World Report The forgotten front terrorism in the Philippines.

  • Telly Awards 2004: HDNet World Report 159th Emergency air medivac unit Iraq

 

Credit HighLights

  • Fall of Tikrit Iraq, Tunisia attacks, Yemen war, Syria Conflict, Turkey/Syria crisis, Turkey/Europe Migrant Crisis: International news-features Sky News Oct 2014-2016

  • Libyan civil war: News-features Tripoli the fall of Gaddafi Rixos Hotel based April-Sept 2011 Fox News.

  • Japan Tsunami: Live news-features US-Japan military aid movements throughout the effected region March-April 2011 Fox News

  • Iraq War: Live news current affairs features US military embedment’s thought out the country and region May-Aug 2010 Fox News

  • Iraq War: 10 part documentary news series covering the progress of the Iraq war HDNet World Report 2002-2006.Tsunami: Indonesia Thailand documentary series covering the effects of the natural disaster HDNet World Report Dec-Feb 2004-2005.

  • Iraq Saddam Capture: News coverage and deployment with the US 1st armoured division Dec 2003 Fox News

  • War on Terror: News-features Pakistan, Southern Afghanistan Kandahar. Pakistan Kashmir troubles 2001-02 BBC World-Newsnight,

  • War in Kosovo: Macedonia and Montenegro News features civil war and mass refugee crisis, Serbian peace talks KFOR advancements into Kosovo Mar-Sept 1999 CNN News

  • Rwandan Civil War: News-features throughout Rwanda, Goma Zaire and Burundi. Cholera Epidemic and mass refugee exodus BBC Newsnight, WTN News, European Broadcasting Union April-November 1994.

  • Exclusive first pictures South African Elections: Voting Soweto township and Election coverage April 1994 Vis News/Reuter.

  • North Korea: News features Exclusive pictures free economic trade zone Trade relations North Korea China 1997 WTN News.

  • Death of Pol Pot: News coverage, death of the Khmer Rouge Leader April 1998 Thailand Cambodia Boarder WTN News.

  • Russia Moscow: Federal elections news and feature St Petersburg President Putin ‘Insight’ Jonathan Mann Feb-Mar 2000 CNN News

  • London Death of Diana: Live news-features Princess of Wales death august 1996 CNN News

Accomplished International award winning Cinematographer-Lighting ENG Cameraman-Editor- Producer with twenty-nine years experience working closely with Directors-Producers and Correspondents to develop strong production-story ideas and editorial strategies. With an emphasis of thinking out of the box on shooting directing producing and editing dramatic and meaningful images that tell the story with a consistent visual language.

Genres include: Video Journalism; Documentaries; International and National news; Current affairs; Hostile and humanitarian environments; Commercial; Drama; Comedy Productions.

Specialties: Camera technologies including Digital, DSLR, POV camera setups; linear-nonlinear editing Final Cut Pro 6-7, Premier Pro; Producing; field and studio Broadcast operations; FTP technologies (LiveU; Began) Social-Online media content; Foreign Relations; Camera-Editor Technical training; Hostile environment planning and implementing; Crew Management; Public Relations; Corporate projects and Technical equipment maintenance.

Credit/work experience (at least 1 professional, paid screen credit)

Staff Middle East-Lighting Cameraman/Editor/Producer
Jan 2014 - Dec 2016 Sky News (UK)

Internatinal Documentaries & News

Awards

  • International Emmy 2016: Sky News Migration Crisis

  • RTS Award 2016: Sky News-News Coverage-International Tunisia

 

  • Story Coverage

 

  • Syria war coverage of continuing internal conflict 2014-2016

  • Turkey/Syria crisis Turkey Syria boarder movements refugee movements-Turkey-IS fighting terrorism 2014-2016

  • European Migrant Crisis Turkey-Greece-Mainland Europe 2015-2016

  • Yemen war 2015-2016

  • Iraq fall of Ramadi 2016

  • Iraq/IS crisis-Fall of Tikrit coverage of Iraq/IS movements- Iraq/IS fighting terrorism 2014-2016

  • Tunisia IS attacks and aftermath 2015

  • Egyptian forward movements from the revolution-fight on terrorism 2014-2016

  • Australian Sydney hostage Siege 2014

  • Lebanon refugee crisis 2015

  • Turkey terrorism attacks-Refugee crisis 2015-2016

Middle East-Asian Bureau Chief/DOP-Video Journalist/Editor/Producer
Jan 2003 - Dec 2009 HDNet World Report (USA)
  • Awards
  • National Headliners Award 2009: HDNet World Report Payatas The dark Side of economic growth

  • National Headliners Award 2008: HDNet World Report The forgotten front terrorism in the Philippines.

  • Telly Awards 2004: HDNet World Report 159th Emergency air medivac unit Iraq

STORY COVERAGE

  • Phenomenon of Global Migration in Moving Millions
    The three-part series examines the colossal migration of goods, services and people throughout today’s world. Moving Millions represents over six weeks of shooting in seven different countries Additional airing PBS News Hour Oct-Nov-Dec 08

  • Part 1 Race to the Bottom

  • Part 2 Fortress Europe

  • Part 3 Modern-Day Slave State

  • Thailand Can Do Prostitutes Take Charge: April-May 2008

  • Vietnam TimeLine: Vietnam now 40 years since TET July-Aug 2008

  • Vietnam’s Infamous Cu Chi Tunnels: July- Aug 2008

  • Philippines the Dark Side of Economic Growth Payatas: August-September 2007

  • Philippines the Forgotten War Fighting Terror in the Philippines: Aug-Oct 2007

  • Australia the Big Dry the Worst Drought in 1000 Years: Nov-Dec 2006

  • Australia Nature at work Cyclone Larry: March-April 2006

  • Solomon Islands RAMSI Missions Elections: Hoping for peace through elections April-May 2006

  • Indonesia Tsunami: The three-part series examines the direct effect and aftermath. Dec 04-Feb 05

  • Part 1: Cash for Work Helps Victims Recover: Aceh Indonesia

  • Part 2: Like Fishermen out of Water: Aceh Indonesia

  • Part 3: Tourism after a Tsunami: Changing Perceptions: Southern Thailand

  • Australia Saltwater Crocodile: May-June 2005

  • Pakistan-Kashmir Great Pakistan Earthquake Oct-Nov 2005

  • Part 1: Digging through layers of Sorrow: Muzzaffarabad Pakistan Administered Kashmir.

  • Part 2: Hope for the future after the Quake: Balakot Pakistan Northern Frontier.

  • Documentary series: War on Iraq 2002 – 2007

  • A deep look into the day to day life of the international troops at war in Iraq the dangers they face not justf rom the locals but the foreign fighters entering into the fight.

  • Inside Iraq: 159th Emergency Air Medivac Unit.

  • Short-Order Army: Defending the new Iraq.

  • Psychological Operations: To help the Peace

  • Wild West of the Middle East: Crime and punishment in the new Iraq.

  • Unseen Danger: IED the new enemy.

  • Attacks on a Shiite Holy Day: Terror from within.

  • Journalists in Peril: No were to go.

  • Attack on the General: US Military under attack.

  • Year II: looking to the future.

  • Highway 1: Most dangerous road in Iraq.

DOP/Editor/Producer
Jan 1993 - Dec 2002 CNN
  • War in Kosovo: Including Macedonia and Montenegro coverage. News features civil war and mass refugee crisis, Serbian peace talks, and KFOR advancements into Kosovo Mar-Sept 1999.

  • Sierra Leone Freetown: Liberia Monrovia coverage of civil war April-May 1996.

  • Scotland Dunblane Massacre: Live news coverage and aftermath 1996.

  • London Death of Diana: Princess of Wales death august 1996.

  • Russia Moscow: Federal elections news and feature stories St Petersburg feature on President Putin ‘Insight’ Jonathan Mann Feb-Mar 2000.

  • Chechnya Ingushetia Nazran: News coverage Russian Chechnya civil war Feb-Mar 2000.

  • Belfast: Orange Order Marching Season News gathering 1997.

  • Bosnia Sarajevo: Coverage of the run up and post Bosnia elections 1996.

  • Freelance CNN London bureau: news and features local and international 1995-2002

DOP/Editor/Producer
Jan 2002 - Jan 2014 Fox News
  • Japan Tsunami: One-year anniversary live news current affairs features Tsunami hot zone areas Mar- Apr 2012.

  • North Korea: Kim Jong Il’s funeral live news coverage of events and reactions from South Korea Dec 20th-Dec 31st 2011.

  • US Withdrawal from Iraq: 24hr News coverage of the US military Withdrawal from Iraq Nov-Dec 2011.

  • London Royal Wedding: News-Studio cameraman London royal wedding April 23rd-May 5th 2011

  • Japan Tsunami: Live news-features US-Japan military aid movements throughout the effected region March-April 2011.

  • Iraq War on terror: Live news current affairs features US military embedment coverage thought out thec ountry and region May-Aug 2010.

  • Iraq Saddam Capture: News coverage and deployment with the US 1st armoured division Dec 2003 Fox News

  • Iraq: War on terror news current affairs 24hr news coverage Dec 2002-July 2005.

  • Kuwait: News coverage of events leading to Iraqi War Mar-Apr 2003.

  • Iraq: News coverage, capture of Saddam Dec 2003-Feb 2004.

DOP/Editor/Producer
Jan 1998 - Dec 2002 BBC
  • 911 New York Washington: Live news features coverage of the world trade centre attack aftermath. Special Feature ‘America Direct’ Attack on Washington DC Sept Oct 2001.

  • Israel Palestine: Church of nativities siege Bethlehem IDF movements throughout all Palestine West Bank towns, civilian bombings 2002.

  • Bosnia-Serbia: News coverage UN troops held as human shield and release 1995.

  • Gibraltar: Pool cameraman UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw visit to Gibraltar on the sovereignty of thei sland 3rd May 2002.

Senior Video Journalist Asia
Jan 1993 - Dec 1996 WTN News
  • Burma: Exclusive pictures Breitling around the world balloon attempt and landing in remote northern Burma Feb 1998

  • Indonesia: Sumatra Medan Exclusive pictures Garuda Plane Crash 27th Sept 1998

  • East Kalimantan Borneo: Sulawesi and Central Java Asian bushfires and haze epidemic Oct 97-Feb 98

  • Hong Kong: News coverage chicken Flu epidemic 97-98

  • Indonesia East Java: Exclusive Pictures East Java riots Dec 97-Jan 1998

  • Haiti Port au Prince: Return of President Aristide and civil unrest Nov 1994 -Jan 1995.

  • Indonesia Nationwide riots: News coverage unrest resignation President Suharto may-august 1998.

Video Journalist Africa-Asia
Jan 1992 - Dec 1998 Reuter TV
  • Indonesia: Jakarta china town riots and civil unrest downfall of President Suharto June-July 1998.

  • Bophuthatswana Civil Unrest: News coverage civil unrest riots executions white AWB Members Pre-South African Elections 1994

  • South African: News coverage white supremacist pre-election bombing campaign 1994.

  • Somalia: News coverage Somalia civil war 1992 – 1994

  • Bosnian: News and current affairs coverage Bosnia war 1992 – 1994

Education

Professional

Company (if applicable)

Paul Roubicek

Your website

https://vimeo.com/channels/roubicek

Equipment, facilities and services

International & National Travel.

Filming: Documentaries, Drama-Comerical Production, News/Current Affairs, Hostile & Humanitarian Environment.

Editing, Post Production

DSLR GH4 camera's, Gopro's

Sound equipment, Radio and Hard wire Microphones

Lighting, HMI, pannels, spots

Editing, Mac Premiere Pro & Final Cut Pro 7

 

 

Gender

Male