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Professional Summary
Award winning composer. Lifelong pianist and film enthusiast. Expert in Post Production Coordination. Outstanding skills in classical piano performance, film scoring and music direction. Strong coordinating skill. Highly motivated. Represented New Zealand in various musical events worldwide including a cultural exchange music project in Shanghai World Expo.

Project Management

Post production coordinating

Film Producer

Film Director

Music Composition

Voice Over Supervising

Sound Recording 

Sound Mixing/Mastering


Midi transcriptions

Logic Session Prep

Protools Session Prep

Music and Video Editing

Pro tools 10+

Logic 9+X

Sibelius 7

New York Film Academy New York, Los Angeles Expected in 2012 Master of Fine Arts : Film Directing - GPA :
  • Coursework in filmmaking from pre to post production
  • Worked on movie production in Universal studio backlot
  • Worked on over 30 short film sets during the study
University of Auckland New Zealand, Expected in 2006 Bachelor of Music : Composition - GPA :
  • Coursework include electronic composition, midi mapping, music mastering, orchestral conducting
  • Perform own composition works, conduct orchestral pieces

SAE Institute New Zealand, Expected in 2003 Diploma of Audio Engineering : Music Recording, Mixing, Mastering - GPA :
  • Experienced in studio workflow, from pre production to post production
  • Understanding both creative and technical part of making music
Work History
Walt Disney Co. - Film Composer
Laurel, , 2010 - Current
  • Specialized in both classical and contemporary music 
  • Collaborated with the Film Directors, Sound Designer, Dialogue Editor and Studio Engineer
  • Orchestration, midi programming, arranging, recording pianist 
Icf International, Inc - Bilingual Music Coordinator
Norfolk, , 08/2015 - 11/2015
  • Coordination and Translation for Chinese, Korean and American crew
  • Arranged musical compositions with Award winning producer Rodney Jerkins
  • Collaborations for live stage shooting
Conde Nast Digital - Music Supervisor
New York, , 01/2015 - 06/2015
  • Selected music carefully in order to achieve a balance of musical styles
  • ​Collaborations with post production team to achieved desired tonal harmonic balance by communicating clearly with recording engineers and musicians

Feature Film - Man Of Straw - Producer
City, STATE, 11/2013 - 10/2014
  • Researched, booked talent and locations and prepared the location and set for shooting.
  • Work with limited budget, scheduling and coordinating with film crew from US and China
  • Supervising, translating and setting production meetings in China.

New Zealand China Friendship Society - Post Production Supervisor
City, , 2008 - 02/2009
  • Coordinated with and supervised vendor studios.
  • Supervised the post-production process
  • Supervised two music video, "One Promise" and "Aotearoa Jasmine" which was screening in Shanghai World expo as New Zealand representative
Awarded Film Score Project

• Mourning in China, Best short at the Movie Ville International 2013

• Winter in Hollywood, Award of Excellence, Canada International 2013

• Early Summer, London International Film Fest 2013

• Wonderland, Official selection of 2014 Cannes short film corner

• The Taste, Official selection of 2015 Cannes short film corner

• Dancing for you, best original song nomination, Los Angeles independent film festival, 2015

• Sins of Identity, Official selection of 2016 Cannes short film corner

• Harmonica, Official selection of 2016 Cannes short film corner

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School Attended

  • New York Film Academy
  • University of Auckland
  • SAE Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Film Composer
  • Bilingual Music Coordinator
  • Music Supervisor
  • Producer
  • Post Production Supervisor


  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Diploma of Audio Engineering

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