Ian McKenzie

Actor, Extra, Photographer, TV Presenter, Radio Presenter

Queensland, Australia
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Video (4)

Audio

Sometimes

An older man remembering.

01Sometimes
02Things People Say
03A Bush Christening
04Lizzie for President
05The Odessa File
06Created in Dreamtime

Physical Details

Height:
187 cm / 6ft 2in
Eye color:
Green
Weight:
105 kg / 231 lbs
Hair color:
Grey
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair length:
Medium
Skin color:
Olive

Credits & experience

2018
  • Bond University film School. Competition entry short student's film. : Lead role of Alexander, the grandfather in, "A Moets Moment".
2017
  • Circle with a Hole in the Middle : A Feature Film produced by Georgia and Simon Temple, directed by Robby Douglas. Played the role of Shope.
  • A Gift for the Lonely Heart - A Lady Cilento and Livelab Production : The lead role of Arthur
  • Griffith University/College of Art - Students film "The Last Performance" : Lead role of Marcello - famous violinist
  • Department of Environment and Heritage Protection - Queensland Government : Recreational Wildlife Licence (birds, reptiles and amphibians)
  • RSPCA Queensland : Registered volunteer photographer
  • Animal Welfare League Queensland : Registered volunteer
  • Petography Magazine - www.petographymagazine.com : Publisher of and photographer for bi-monthly magazine for people and their pets.
2016
  • Griffith University student film - "Pineappleism" : Speaking role as "The Priest".
  • SAE - QANTM Graduate Student's Film "Colour Blind" : Played the role of "Phone Clerk" https://vimeo.com/194935694/0758c6cad3
  • Premium photographer with Image Brief
  • NAVITAS - Professional : Retired from my role as tertiary lecturer
1968
  • 1968 was my first year of full-time work as a teacher. : I have always managed to incorporate photography into the many and varied jobs throughout my career.
1955
  • First overseas trip. : As a ten year old I was given my first camera which I used to record highlights of my overseas trip.

Acting

Acting experience

Previous unpaid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian

My background is in education, teacher, lecturer, educational administrator. I believe that all good teachers are constantly performing. Apart from that I have had little other experience. I have been involved in some promotional videos, one was with the Queensland Cancer Fund (now called Council), as a "Fresh Start" presenter, (all of my class members were paid actors). Another was a promotional video for the Logan Hospital and Logan Division of General Practice Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, as an Exercise Physiologist working on an exercise program with a patient.

Tertiary Qualifications
Master of Education (M.Ed.) - University of Southern Queensland
Post Graduate Diploma of Special Education (Grad.Dip.Spec.Ed.) - Griffith University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - University of Queensland
Diploma of Physical Education (Dip.Phys.Ed.) - University of Queensland
Certificate of Teaching (Cert.Teach) - Queensland University of Technology
Diploma of Training and Assessment Systems (Dip.Tng.&Ass.Sys.) - Nationally Accredited Course
Diploma of Business (Frontline Management) (Dip.Bus.F.M.) - Nationally Accredited Course
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (Cert.IV Tng.&Ass) - Nationally Accredited Course

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Photography

Photography experience

Part-time professional (paid work)


Photography website

www.passionateaboutphotography.net


Photography has always been my passion. People and portraiture is my preferred genre and technique. My full-time employment has been in the field of education and now being in semi-retirement I can spend more time on photography. I purchased my first SLR camera in 1976, but before that was using a Rolleicord twin reflex camera. Photography has been an interest of mine for over fifty years.

In the days of film cameras, I used to develop my own film and print and enlarge my own black and white prints. I still have my film cameras, but primarily use DSLR cameras. I enjoy using software programs to digitally enhance photos, making good photos even better.

Digital cameras include a Nikon D800, two Nikon D7000 cameras, a Nikon D70s converted to shoot in the near infra-red range and several Nikon film cameras. Panasonic Lumix camera, Nikon compact G3 and a Go-Pro hero camera complement my range. Several quality lenses, portable studio lights and backdrops, reflectors, umbrellas, speed-lights and filters allow me to shoot almost anywhere.

My video cameras include a Panasonic Digital Video Camera Recorder Model AG - DVX100A equipped with Leica Dicomar Lens. Attachments include an external Rode VideoMic Pro, with a Furry Windshield which can be attached to minimise wind noise. The external microphone can of course also be used with my DSLR cameras.

I am a Premium photographer with Image Brief.

I have a current Queensland Working with Children Blue Card.

Presenting

Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian

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