Steve Wheen is a creative producer, currently working with atp in the google creative lab. Recently he has worked with brands such as Lancia, Universal and Koppaberg to create original content.
Steve started his TV career dressed as a giant cockatoo running around at halftime during Canberra Raiders rugby matches. He quickly realised his future was behind the camera, not in front of it.
Steve originally hails from Down Under and has lived in the UK for the past 8 years working with brands such as Google, YouTube, Sky, Lancia, Universal, Disney, MTV, Audi, Renault, Current TV, Walkers, Toyota, Cbeebies; working for the likes of ATP, Red Bee Media, Publicis Entertainment, Discovery, Bruce Dunlop and Associates, North One Television, Blink Films, Brandwidth, Simply Media, Pace Media, Square Zero, Viasat Broadcasting.
An award winning filmmaker with a background directing television commercials, he's worked across broadcast, online, 3D holograms and branded video content.
He recently completed his Masters in Design at Central Saint Martins (with distinction) specialising in Social Television.
He has a panchant for gardening, recently getting his green fingers dirty with The Duchess of Cornwall, and was commissed to display his work as part of Milan Design Week 2012.
His first book, the little book of little gardens was published late in 2012.
Devising exciting creative from initial brief to meet deadline and budget
Excellent client liaison and management
over 10 years experience self operating FCP and Avid
Directing live action shoots, green screen, animation CGI and voice overs
Post production supervision including 3D animation and delivery for 3D television and musion hologram
MA Design Studies, Central Saint Martins (2010)
BA Communications (Media Production) Charles Sturt University (2000)
Over 3 years full-time in commercials as a producer/director
Over 6 years freelance creative producing
1 year full-time producing in design and animation facility for commercials, corporates, titles, 3DTV
10 years experience editing (fcp and avid) both offline and online
3 years freelance at Red Bee Media as a creative writer
Devised The Pothole Gardener, a blog (and now a book) featured on the BBC, ITV News, The Metro, The Sun, Mumbai Mirror, The Globe And Mail, The Evening Standard and more
Launched HUMTOO in 2008, an online user-generated production music library which now publishes over 6,000 production tracks