Animator. Editor. Visual effects artist. Model maker.
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Vivien is experienced as an assistant editor for drama/documentary, an animatic editor for animation and in visual effects as a lead compositor. She is also skilled in storyboarding with a strong background in continuity and experience visualising complex sequences in After Effects.
Other professional experience includes directing and editing web promo and behind the scenes content, including for the ABC.
Parallel to her production work Vivien has directed and produced independent 2D and stop motion animation including "A Girl Needs A Bike" which screened at twenty international film festivals including Melbourne International Animation Festival. She has an MA from the Royal College of Art, London (2019) and experience developing AR and VR experiences.
Producer / Line Producer / Producer-Shooter
Garden Island Creek TAS, Australia
I have experience producing for TV, Cinema Release and On-line.
I have experience producing documentary and drama, series and one-offs.
I have experience working in teams and working solo. I have complimentary crewing skills that come in very handy. I am also an experienced cinematographer and photographer, and I have also worked in the sound department and in post production.
Cinematographer / DOP
Hobart TAS, Australia
I have over 17 years experience in documentary production. In addition to cinematography and field producing, I have also worked in various positions from field logistic support, photography and sound recording. I am experienced in producing material for both web/multimedia/social and standard broadcast.
I am an extreme environment specialist, from the tropics to the polar regions , with a solid guiding and expedition background (I am an accredited polar guide). I am used to working unsupported in remote areas, both topside and underwater.
Most of my work has been in natural history (BBC NHU, Nat Geo), science, various human documentaries (Nat Geo, Discovery, ABC, SBS), conservation and educational programs. Specific recent camera experience includes remotely controlled cameras, stabilized systems and drones. I am a CASA licensed drone pilot.
News and Documentary Emmy nomination for outstanding cinematography (2018), GTC award for excellence (2019) for BBC Spy in the Wild
show reel : https://www.dropbox.com/s/y76eyatxdxww2iy/Fred%20Olivier%20Showreel%20H264%2020190614.mov?dl=