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Client: Bouygues Construction ProdCo: Shakespeare Media Director: Josh Mawer To celebrate their firm gaining accreditation with White Ribbon – a charity dedicated to ending violence against women – I worked with Shakespeare Media directing this video out at Bouygues nearly finished solar farm in Coleambally NSW.    

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SAMSONS STORY: This job was for the charity UnLtd: a mini-doc on Justice Crew dancer Samson Cosray-Smith and his involvement with the youth organisation Musicians Making A Difference. I directed and cut this project with In The Thicket.     

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A spec spot branded for the American Red Cross, coming just after hurricane ‘Sandy’ hit New York and New Jersey in late 2012. I teamed up with producer Paul Irwin (the nuts-and-bolts production guru at Donneybrook Productions) and Philly DP Steve Perrong.

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Title: Permanent Fix ‘Bucket’ Client: American Medical Association Director: Josh Mawer DP: Steve Perrong This spot was a bucket of fun to make for the American Medical Association. They wanted the spot ad to reach their audience and be humorous enough to get passed on. We pitched a few ideas, this won out and I storyboarded, cast one of Philly’s finest improvisers and got soaked directing the fun. We …

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Dick Smith: entrepreneur, adventurer, aviator, millionaire. Not just the electronics store or food brand. He launched a think tank in 2017 called Dick Smith Fair Go to promote a sustainable future for Australia and I directed and produced a slate of assets for his national campaign, 60 and 3osec TVCs, web assets and collateral.  These were part of his push …

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The New York State Department of Environmental Protection requested a slick overview of a large-scale infrastructure project to upgrade aqueducts that supply water to Manhattan and surrounding boroughs. Our locations ranged from a (classified) tunnel far under Manhattan to a futuristic water treatment plant in (hipster) Brooklyn to a chopper flying over the (picturesque) Kensico Reservoir in upstate NY.

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We took five NRL legends to Gladstone, a  mining town in regional QLD to teach the kids footy skills, meet the locals and talk about Foxtel’s packages. I teamed up again with the excellent people at In The Thicket to direct and cut this project.

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George likes Amy. But he’s terrible at making first contact. Luckily he has the help of a dimension-hopping dating coach. Simples. Short Film – 13 min – Sony F55 Cast: Michael Whalley, Michael Howlett, Madeleine Jones Director: Josh Mawer Writer: Tim Fox Producers: Michael Knott, Tim Fox, Josh Mawer DOP: Adam Lynch Production Designer: Dann Barber Editor: Lara Benwell Composer: Ellie Cumming JUMP is a fun and fast paced love …

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Short Film – 6 min – Sony F55 Cast: Wade Doolan, Stephanie Begg, Yvette Mass, Dan Balcaban Director: Josh Mawer & Tex Whitney Writer: Alison Muir Producers: Victoria Sangster DOP: Tex Whitney Composer: Martyn Love Jump in the way-back machine with me and watch ‘Blood Type’, a comedic-noir I co-directed with Tex Whitney for the 48Hour Film Festival in Sydney 2009.   Written on friday …

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For rent: heart-space to store your unwanted memories. Short Film – 3 min – RED EPIC 4K Writer & Director: Josh Mawer Producer: Stephanie Begg DOP: Tom Fanelle Cast: Stephanie Begg, Alex Emanuel Set a few years from now “Reprieve” is a speculative fiction where an illicit use of body-technology interfaces is to rent out brain space to take on …