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BRISBANE VIDEO PRODUCTION CREW

MEET OUR PROFESSIONAL BRISBANE VIDEO PRODUCTION CREW

A team of highly skilled people who share a passion for video production and the creation of immersive audio visual presentations.



AARON LUCAS

Company Director

Aaron Lucas has been working in the media industry for more than 20 years. His career started in radio however his dream of working in television came true when he was offered a producing role in reality television. His voice however still graces the airwaves as a newsreader for Brisbane’s NOVA 106.9 FM and News Talk 4BC from time to time.

FUN FACT:
Aaron was the voice of Big Brother from 2006 to 2008. “I’m a big fan of sleep and coffee. When I’m not in the edit suite I try to spend as much time as I can enjoying the South-East Queensland lifestyle with my partner and our fur child."



JESSE ELLIS

Company Director

Jesse Ellis joined the television industry in 2006 after moving to Australia from Canada.

The British version of "I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here", "Big Brother Australia" and "The Starter Wife" are just some of the productions he has worked on.

While Jesse enjoys getting behind the lens, he is extremely talented at organising crew, preparing shooting schedules and organising the flow of production activity.

FUN FACT:
Jesse was present at Poh's first audition for "Masterchef" and enjoyed her creation 'A Flourless Chocolate Mudcake'. "I like taking selfies facing the window so the light hides my wrinkles".



JESSE ELLIS

Company Director

Jesse Ellis joined the television industry in 2006 after moving to Australia from Canada.

The British version of "I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here", "Big Brother Australia" and "The Starter Wife" are just some of the productions he has worked on.

While Jesse enjoys getting behind the lens, he is extremely talented at organising crew, preparing shooting schedules and organising the flow of production activity.

FUN FACT:
Jesse was present at Poh's first audition for "Masterchef" and enjoyed her creation 'A Flourless Chocolate Mudcake'. "I like taking selfies facing the window so the light hides my wrinkles".



JIMMY

Human Wellbeing

Jimmy joined Trending Media Australia in 2015. His humans found an adorable photo of him on Instagram when his then family had to move away. It was then Jimmy began the very important role of Managing Director of all things dog, sleep and food related.

His role at Trending Media Australia is probably the most important one, as he ensures his humans don't overwhelm themselves and ensure they get proper exercise by taking him for walks, play time at the park and bathing him every time he feels the need to dig his way to Vancouver.



JIMMY

Human Wellbeing

Jimmy joined Trending Media Australia in 2015. His humans found an adorable photo of him on Instagram when his then family had to move away. It was then Jimmy began the very important role of Managing Director of all things dog, sleep and food related.

His role at Trending Media Australia is probably the most important one, as he ensures his humans don't overwhelm themselves and ensure they get proper exercise by taking him for walks, play time at the park and bathing him every time he feels the need to dig his way to Vancouver.



TODD SAUNDERS

Camera Operator

Todd Saunders is a seasoned media professional with a career spanning
10 years.

With a bachelor of journalism, public relations and advertising, Todd brings a wealth of experience to the Trending Media Australia team.



TODD SAUNDERS

Camera Operator

Todd Saunders is a seasoned media professional with a career spanning
10 years.

With a bachelor of journalism, public relations and advertising, Todd brings a wealth of experience to the Trending Media Australia team.



DANIEL GRIFFITHS

Drone Pilot / Camera Operator

Daniel Griffiths is Trending Media Australia’s ‘wing man’! Dan brings several years of drone piloting experience to the team and is also a highly skilled camera operator on the ground.

FUN FACT:
Daniel is a fully qualified aviation pilot - it’s no wonder he can fly a drone!



DANIEL GRIFFITHS

Drone Pilot / Camera Operator

Daniel Griffiths is Trending Media Australia’s ‘wing man’! Dan brings several years of drone piloting experience to the team and is also a highly skilled camera operator on the ground.

FUN FACT:
Daniel is a fully qualified aviation pilot - it’s no wonder he can fly a drone!



CRAIG LUCAS

Producer / Camera Operator

Craig brings an absolute wealth of talent and expertise to Trending Media Australia. With over twenty years of film and television experience Craig has travelled the world filming a diverse portfolio of both documentaries and drama.

The crew especially like working with Craig for the knowledge he brings along with his calm patience and nurturing nature.

FUN FACT:
Craig spent more than 6 years filming documentaries and live television specials with the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin and the Irwin family.



CRAIG LUCAS

Producer / Camera Operator

Craig brings an absolute wealth of talent and expertise to Trending Media Australia. With over twenty years of film and television experience Craig has travelled the world filming a diverse portfolio of both documentaries and drama.

The crew especially like working with Craig for the knowledge he brings along with his calm patience and nurturing nature.

FUN FACT:
Craig spent more than 6 years filming documentaries and live television specials with the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin and the Irwin family.



RENEE JAMES

Producer / Camera Operator

Renée James has over 10 years of experience working in the commercial television industry for Network Ten, Endemol Southern Star and Granada Australia.

While Renée heads up her own production company ‘Mystery Lane Media’, she is a valuable partner of Trending Media Australia with her enthusiastic approach and passion to our industry.

FUN FACT:
Renée was once on the cover of a London based wedding magazine



RENEE JAMES

Producer / Camera Operator

Renée James has over 10 years of experience working in the commercial television industry for Network Ten, Endemol Southern Star and Granada Australia.

While Renée heads up her own production company ‘Mystery Lane Media’, she is a valuable partner of Trending Media Australia with her enthusiastic approach and passion to our industry.

FUN FACT:
Renée was once on the cover of a London based wedding magazine



BEN McNEILL

Producer / Camera Operator

Ben McNeill is an independent producer who across a 15 year career has worked on feature films, mini-series, television projects and documentaries.

Ben recently completed an emotive and investigative documentary entitled 'Dying to Live' - an organ transplantation story.​

Ben's camera, producing and directing skills are an invaluable asset to Trending Media Australia.



BEN McNEILL

Producer / Camera Operator

Ben McNeill is an independent producer who across a 15 year career has worked on feature films, mini-series, television projects and documentaries.

Ben recently completed an emotive and investigative documentary entitled 'Dying to Live' - an organ transplantation story.​

Ben's camera, producing and directing skills are an invaluable asset to Trending Media Australia.



JACK RABY

Production Assistant

Jack Raby initially joined the Trending Media Australia team as a work experience student. Since then Jack has proven to be a valuable member of the team by showing initiative and flare for video production.

FUN FACT:
Jack has gone from being the shortest member of the team to the tallest in the space of one year!



JACK RABY

Production Assistant

Jack Raby initially joined the Trending Media Australia team as a work experience student. Since then Jack has proven to be a valuable member of the team by showing initiative and flare for video production.

FUN FACT:
Jack has gone from being the shortest member of the team to the tallest in the space of one year!

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