ABOUT US

We are driven by our creative desire to make amazing visual content and we want that to benefit everybody we work with.

Established in 2011, we have grown into a nationally recognised full service media production company.

We have a strong and proud team with specialist skills that enable us to deliver a quality product, each and every project. Floodlight is fully equipped to deliver your requirements from pre-production right through to full post-production and on to delivery.

We are passionate about what we do, and importantly we love working with you to help bring your vision to life.

MEET THE TEAM

Justin Counihan

Justin Counihan

Managing Director

Justin started as the resident production manager/producer at Floodlight Media. He hails from a background in project management, designing and managing complex large-scale projects.

Justin has worked with Floodlight since its creation, ensuring our productions run smoothly on both time and budget. He has now taken on the role as Managing Director since late 2017.

Cameron Roberts

Cameron Roberts

Creative Director

Cameron is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Floodlight Media with more than 8 years experience in the video production industry.

As the Creative Director at Floodlight he oversees concept development, direction and editing.

His passion is centered around finding original and inspiring ways to engage a modern video viewership, particularly in online spaces, and works with our team at Floodlight to see this vision through.

Cameron's background means he has a blend in creative and technical skills and believes in a pragmatic approach to see an idea through all of the highly technical stages of video production.

David Roberts

David Roberts

Director of Photography

David is the Co-Founder of Floodlight Media and has over 10 years experience in the film industry. David has worked on productions including Offspring, 100 Bloody Acres, Sam Fox Extreme Adventures, and Red Dog.

He has a passion for creating engaging moving images for a wide range of creative and commercial projects.

Holly Howard

Holly Howard

Head of Production

Holly heads up the production team at Floodlight. Her background is in theatre, sales and project management. Since starting with Floodlight she has overseen a variety of projects from studio TVC's to large scale livestreams.

Holly prioritises customer service and places a high value on her client relationships, which she approaches with a sense of enthusiasm and transparency.

She also understands that a creative vision cannot be fully realised without detailed planning by spreadsheet-loving people like herself!

Josh Oakley

Josh Oakley

General Manager - Melbourne

Josh has a diverse background having six years experience working across advertising, public relations and government as a an account manager, strategic planner, creative advisor and video producer/photographer.

Victorian born and bred, Josh formally opened the doors to Floodlight's Melbourne office in early 2019.

Jodie Kirkbride

Jodie Kirkbride

Creative Manager

Jodie has worked as a Casting Coordinator and at Heesom Casting at the South Australian Film Corporation casting projects such as Wolf Creek the Series, Rabbit and Storm Boy; as well as working as a Producer’s Assistant at KOJO Entertainment under the SAFC’s Seed New Talent Grant.

Jodie has a Bachelor of Media Arts from the University of South Australia, Majoring in Film and Television Production and Sub-majoring in Animation; and a Post Graduate Certificate in Film & Television Production.

Independently she has produced 11 short films and a webseries, all of which have screened at festivals or won awards.

Marko Leosk

Marko Leosk

Creative Manager

Marko is a writer-director who is also skilled in producing, camera operating and editing.

He worked on various film and media projects in England for clients such as VEVO, HSBC & Fiskens. He was also a Filming and Post-Production Specialist at Ernst & Young in London managing a busy green-screen studio and leading film and video projects through all stages of production, often travelling internationally across Europe.

Marko additionally worked as a Director at VAAS video production agency in Tallinn, Estonia. He directed a selection of their award-winning projects and a selection of his work was screened at the United Nations and on the New York Times.

Thomas Smeets

Thomas Smeets

Producer, Editor & Camera Operator

Thomas fulfills a variety of roles at Floodlight, including cinematography, lighting, and editing, thanks to his Advanced Diploma of Film & Television and a wide range of background experiences.

Thomas has had numerous camera and editing jobs for Channel 10 and SBS in food and travel shows, while also being involved in camera work for several high profile corporate brands. He has additionally been cinematographer on a number of music videos for artists such as Gang of Youths, Brendan Maclean, Odette and Okenyo.

He enjoys horror films and story telling through moving-image.

Trent Ninos

Trent Ninos

Post-Production Specialist

Trent is our in-house post production maestro at Floodlight Media, specialising in editing, graphics and visual effects.

Having completed an Advanced Diploma in Screen and Media, and having worked on some large scale projects such as Danger 5, Trent is a dedicated and multi-talented individual.

He brings a wealth of amazing skills and capability to the team, enabling us to take your production from great, to perfection.

Matt Carrol

Matt Carroll

Equipment Manager

Matt specialises in our Live Broadcast aspects and On-ground Logistics.

Having completed a diploma in Audio Engineering and with over 7 years in the Production and Live Events Industry, Matt has obtained vast knowledge in how events are run and what it takes to operate the technical side behind the scenes.

He has managed the On-ground Logistics for Live Broadcasts such as the 2018 Lifesaving World Championships and the Dragon Boat National Championships. While also working on events such as Adelaide Clipsal 500, Groovin' the Moo, Adelaide Fringe, and others.

Joe Roberts

Joe Roberts

IT Administration & Support

Joe has been helping out Floodlight Media in various ways since its earliest days, but is now largely dedicated to providing its IT services with his extensive IT experience and self-driven desire to always learn new things.

He designs, builds and supports the ever increasingly complex and high-end systems that a media company demands.

Emily Brockbank

Emily Brockbank

Editor & Crew Member

Emily has had a love of film from an early age. Starting her career working on short films and Web series while still in high school, she has had the ability to grow her skills in many different departments on set.

Emily first joined Floodlight by working on our Fisheries Cops short film and has since become a regular part of the team.

From drone operation to photography, live stream to commercial, long term time lapse to cinematic shooting. If there’s a camera involved, so is she.

Aden Beaver

Aden Beaver

Graphic Designer & Editor

With a Bachelor of Creative Arts in Digital Media, Aden brings his specialities of Visual Effects, Graphic Design, and Digital Artwork to Floodlight's projects.

In addition to working on various film projects as a visual effects artist, Aden has also worked with multiple small businesses and clients in the areas of Brand Identity, Graphic Design and Creative Direction.

He enjoys attempting to drag computers to their knees with his extensive multitasking of the Adobe suite.

Jai McGregor

Jai McGregor

Camera Operator & Editor

With a background in Film Production and Visual Effects, Jai specializes in capturing dynamic engaging images which communicate clearly to an audience.

He is strongly versed in Live Streaming Production, Commercial Film and Corporate Video. Jai understands the importance of communicating the client's vision throughout the duration of the project from start to finish.

Julie Herring

Julie Herring

Accountant

Julie has an extensive background in Management Accounting and is somebody who just loves numbers.

She enjoys nothing more than dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s so that while the rest of the team are being creative Julie keeps the figures under control in the background. That way everyone is happy!