Gus has enjoyed a diverse and highly successful career in media for nearly 20 years. Originally an award-winning freelance writer, Gus branched into film and television and has since added producing and presenting to his repetoire.
Gus’ experience encompasses everything from Oscar-shorlisted feature documentaries to a broad range of travel, adventure, science and reality-based television shows, many of which have sold all over the world. He has also worked on major branded content projects for global brands, commercials and many educational projects. His films have premiered at the prestigious festivals including Sundance, Los Angeles, Deauville and Torino Film Festivals and he has been nominated for an Emmy award for Best Documentary.
As a presenter Gus has also hosted a number of popular documentary series for Television New Zealand, including ‘Wicked Weather’, ‘Human Potential’, ‘Brain Power’ and ‘Wild About NZ’. His work has taken Gus from Antarctica to Alaska and many places in between and with a Masters degree in Natural Resource Management and outdoor skills honed during 12 seasons as a heliski guide, Gus is ideally suited to projects with scientific, environmental or adventurous angle.
Currently based in Santa Monica, California, where he works as an Executive Producer for Red Bull TV, Gus is always up for a mission back home to NZ for a great project!