Grip Assistant

Andrew Galt

Grip and Lx Assistant with feature experience. Good references. Some Dolly experience.

Andy Ferguson

Experienced all-rounder with a great practical skill-set.

Chris Chandler

Experienced lighting technician/assistant.

David Allen

Lighting Assist and also Video Split op. Experience in several departments. Has Elevated Work Platform cert.

Graeme Tuckett (GT)

Experienced assistant. Has worked on many large projects as well as many TVC's. (The Hobbit, 10,000BC, Wolverine, BFG etc). Also experienced as Key/Dolly Grip on small and medium sized films. (Fresh Meat, Existence, many high end shorts and low budget features)  Has HT and Heavy HT (rigid) licenses.  Has gear - full truck if required, or a choice of jib arms, dollies, and cranes - available for his use.

Jamie Whitmarsh

Back in New Zealand after significant work in UK.

Jan Kleinheins

Experienced grip with own equipment. Has worked in the industry over 10 years.

Mac Pipson

Grip Assist and Lighting Assist, gaining a very good reputation. 

Mark Papalii

Lx, Grip and Camera 2AC. Great attitude on set.

Martin Le Breton

Experience acquired on set in Paris, long feature films as a grip assistant, and numerous short movies and video clip as a key grip. Also experienced Motion Capture technician with Weta Digital, involving many grip skills to set up MoCap volumes.

Shelby Wertsbaugh

Experienced Rigging, Dolly and Assistant Grip. Excellent CV with significant international credits.

Will Mathews

Grip Assist on numerous commercials and projects throughout New Zealand, along with feature films, most notably The Hobbit (main unit).