PaXifica has a team of professionals with a diverse range of technical expertise and creativity gained through many years of experience working in various areas of the media and performance industries.
As well as our core team, we also engage additional crew, depending on the nature and size of each individual project. In this way we are able to easily adapt to the needs and budgets of our clients.
PaXifica has a production partnership resource with
DRP Post Dana Point, California, USA.
For more information:
+64 (0)21 618 044
Alexander trained at the School of Fine Arts, Auckland University, New Zealand, MFA Hons., and the Drama Action Centre, Sydney, Australia. He has a broad range of experience as a director in the areas of documentary and dramatic filmmaking, mix media performance art, and experimental film. Alexander has also worked for many years as a professional actor, training and working both in Australasia and Europe.
He was the director of the visual art video production company, Constructur/list [production], NZ. 1990—94, producing media-artist work and producing and directing documentaries on the visual arts. He established the actors’ training organization, Act_World_Wide, in Paris, 2000—2005. He lectured at the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Charles Sturt University, NSW, Australia, teaching Directing for Film and TV, Screen Acting and Devising Theatre, 2008.
Since 2009 Alexander has been a producer and director with PaXifica Moving Image Production.
Mark is a California born director/DOP working in feature, commercial and branded content. Mark has collaborated on a number of autonomous films and video integration worldwide, including Tin Matchbox Empty, The Moon Smells Like Gunpowder, Premonition 13 for the Legendary Pink Dots and Burnett Fine Foods. His commissiioned work, Twins and Wives, is set for re-release in November 2017 through Sequel Label Chicago. He is a Media Communication Association International 2015 ‘Silver Reel’ Award Winner. www.marksolter.com
Sally is an academic in the area of design, and a designer with experience in visual communications and theatre. She has lectured at a number of university and polytechnic design schools and is an assessor at a number of others. Her academic qualifications are Bachelor of Fine Arts (Design) from the University of Auckland; and Master of Design with First Class Honours from Massey University, Wellington.
Hollis-McLeod began her design career working at TVNZ on direct-to-air TV graphics. Her background includes graphic design, illustration, art-direction, magazine and book design. She also has experience in the performing arts: in theatre publicity, stage and costume design, and directing. She received New Zealand’s Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship to visit Japan to look at traditional and avant garde theatre and performance. Her involvement in Paxifica is assisting in Art Direction, graphic design and visual communications such as business material, website and promotions.
Andy is a Music & Post production veteran, working in the professional Music & Post production industry for over 25 years, with clients including: 20th Century Fox, Warner Brothers, Disney, Discovery, National Geographic, BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Universal Records & MTV. With various post production skills including Audio mixing, Editing, Grading and Motion Graphics, Andy has a rare multi disciplined approach to post production. He is now Creative Director of his own production company Handy Productions Ltd, based in Auckland New Zealand. Also Andy is one of a few Apple Certified Master trainers for Final Cut Studio in the world and regularly travels to the US, Australia & Europe to train Apple users. Andy is also an Ambassador for Adobe video products and the only certified Dolby Consultant in New Zealand & Australia.
Music production work includes projects with Sting, Mick Jagger, Iron Maiden, Trevor Horn and Morrisey to name a few. Video production (audio and picture editing) credits include Lord of the Rings, Die Hard & numerous TV shows for the BBC and ITV in the UK.