ABOUT MICHAEL

Michael Bind - self portrait

Michael Bind – self portrait

 

Amid the clamour of competing voices and jostling images, Event Television provides a fresh, multifaceted approach to corporate communications. The key to this is Michael himself – photographer, cinematographer and award-winning video editor. What he can’t do for you on his own, he’ll source from the best that’s out there. Michael is a driven not only by a passion for creative excellence, but an appreciation for personal relationships with both his clients and collaborators. Above all, he’s a careful listener, committed to turning clients’ briefs into imaginative, cost-effective messaging that hits the spot and does the business.

It’s a boutique production facility that takes your production from original conception through flair-filled execution to quality-obsessed completion. Its production services include broadcast television, corporate videos, sales and marketing web videos and documentaries.

Avid Certified Trainer

Michael Bind – Avid Certified Trainer

 

KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Ability to multi-task, including good ENG technical performance, editing and encoding software knowledge.
• Creative thinking with a flair for people, fashion, music and the arts.
• Office management skills include budgeting, production planning, scheduling and invoicing.
• Video editing: considered shot selecting and effective ‘journalistic style’ story telling.
• Well organized and an active listener, giving full attention to completion of the project before deadline.

 

Event Television - on location

Event Television – on location

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

1998 Global Access: Corporate Business Broadcast Service
Global Access (GA) is a television facilities provider, content production company and broadcaster. GA provides end-to-end digital video solutions for both corporate and commercial television markets.
• 3-year full time employment.
• Internal Communications Producer and Creative Director.
• Studio and ENG Camera Operator.
• Avid Media Composer Off-line and On-line Story Editor.

2001 Urban Brew Studios: Hype on YoTv, SABC
Millions of kids tuned in to SABC 1 every weekday at 15h30, to take part in the only daily, national, interactive kid show at that time. This programme emphasized traditional and indigenous education, developing and cultivating character as well as the intellect.
• 3 years full time employment.
• Programme Content Producer and Researcher.
• Programme Insert Director.
• Avid Media Composer Off-line and On-line Story Editor.
• Programme Studio Technical and Creative Director.

BBC Food: Off The Menu
BBC Food broadcast to one million subscribers across Africa on DSTV had commissioned a second series of 18 episodes of ‘Off The Menu’ with celebrity chef Ainsley Harriott.
• 1 year contract basis.
• Avid Media Composer Off-line and On-line Programme and Insert Editor.

2003 L’Oréal South Africa
The Consumer Products division of L’Oreal is leading the mass-market categories of hair colour, skin care, styling and make-up with its brands L’Oréal Paris, Garnier, Maybelline and SoftSheen Carson. L’Oréal also supports humanitarian, social, cultural and educational initiatives with the communities in which it operates. All these factors fell within the ambit of my employment.
• 8 year contract basis.
• Product Launch and Brand Awareness Insert Producer.
• Final Cut Pro Off-line and On-line Video Editor.
• Photoshop and Corel Draw Graphic Designer.
• ENG Camera Operator.

2006 SABC: 46664 Nelson Mandela Concert
The first 46664 concert aimed at raising HIV/AIDS awareness was held in Cape Town in 2003. A concert in Johannesburg (2006) also concerts in George, South Africa (2005), Madrid, Spain (2005) and Tromsø, Norway (2005) have followed.
• 2 year contract basis.
• Avid Media Composer Off-line and On-line Programme, Promotional and Insert Editor.

SABC: Community Builder of the Year Awards
The awards ceremony which celebrates the generosity of the human spirit by way of recognizing excellence in community development driven by members of the community.
• 2 year contract basis.
• Avid Media Composer Off-line and On-line Programme, Promotional and Insert Editor.

2008 Etv: The Biggest Loser South Africa
The season finale drew 1,563,100 viewers on 20 November 2008, making it the 2nd most- watched reality show in South Africa.
• 6 month contract basis.
• Final Cut Pro Off-line and On-line Programme, Promotional and Insert Editor.

 

Event Television - AVI Unlimited Product positioning video's

Event Television – AVI Unlimited Product positioning video’s

 

EDUCATION:

• VCE, Parktown Boys High School, Johannesburg, South Africa.
• Achieved: Completed VCE and received university exemption.
• Diploma in Screen and Media; Box Hill Institute, Melbourne, 2010.

AWARDS:

2003 MNET EDiT Award: Best Editing
In a pioneering move, M-Net launched the EDiT project in 2000 that was a learner-based initiative and was conceived to provide students with the opportunity to produce a short format television programme.

2010 The Box Hill Institute: VET Academic Achievement & Community Participation Scholarship, Australia.

 

Philip Bloom in South Africa, Camera Operator: Michael Bind

Philip Bloom in South Africa, Camera Operator: Michael Bind

 

 

 

 

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