About Us

An established team of video, graphic, and production specialists

Our History

VMP commenced operations in 1996 under the banner of Video Media Productions. Our more concise domain name vmp.com.au was established the same year. Shooting and editing on Betacam SP for Southbank Parklands and Toyota amongst other clients allowed the business to grow and become an early adopter of new technology. Our ground-breaking non-linear computer based editing systems included 601/Sliver and then Avid and now the Adobe products amongst other software.

In 1999 we moved to Broadway Street Woolloongabba and cemented our reputation for creative and cost effective solutions. After a decade of innovation in that abode we moved to our current address at 42 Clarence Street Coorparoo in 2010. Our name and logo transformed to the acronym VMP and now we have completed the green screen studio to add to our edit and graphic suites. 20 years and literally thousands of productions have flown by and our passion for production is greater than ever!!

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Ian Chapman

MANAGING DIRECTOR

With a lifetime in electronic media, Ian has filled many roles in the industry. After a number of years in radio, Ian progressed to television as Writer/Producer with the TEN Network and eventually Senior Creative. He later worked with Carlisle Films in London and trained in the U.S.A. followed by further Australian network roles in production, sales and presenting. Ian established Video Media Productions in 1996 and plans to be rocking on, until the end of time.

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Natalie Howatson

GENERAL MANAGER

As VMP’s favourite General Manager, Natalie Howatson always coming up with ways to make VMP bigger and better for our clients. Nat graduated from Griffith Film School in 2015 with years of experience across a wide variety of productions such as TV Commercials, Music Videos, Short Films and Corporate Videos. Working up the ranks at VMP, she has produced countless fantastic projects for clients, always with a fresh perspective and upbeat approach. There is no task Nat can’t handle with dignity and grace, and she always makes the whole team feel welcome and respected.

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Sean Abnett

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Sean graduated in 2019 from Griffith Film School with a Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production and has spent the past few years developing his skills as an emerging producer alongside industry professionals on several film and television projects. Now as our friendly-neighborhood Production Manager, Sean will oversee your project from start to finish, making sure you end up with a great product (and handling all the boring stuff you don’t want to worry about!)

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Zoltan Csernyanszky

VIDEO EDITOR

Hailing from Budapest, Hungary, Zoltan is experienced in video editing for a wide range of media, including documentary, travel, corporate, cinema, broadcast news and commercial advertising. With a BA in Digital Media, Zollie joined the VMP team early 2014 and has grown into the role of our go to man when it comes to making the final cut. Zollie’s flexible editing style has allowed him to continue to stay up to date with VMP’s latest technology and software making him an invaluable member to our team.

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Liam Polmear

SOUND DESIGNER / VIDEO EDITOR

Since graduating from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production, and numerous credits under his belt, Liam has been a key member of the VMP family. He is a highly skilled sound recordist and designer with a gift for video editing and motion graphics too. With the growth of interactive content and the expansion of the VMP eLearning division, Liam has proven his versatility and delivered on numerous projects. Enthusiastic, motivated and always looking for the most creative solution, Liam is a total professional.

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Katy Chippendale

VIDEO EDITOR

After graduating her Bachelor of Film and Television Production from Griffith University in 2015, Katy has worked on numerous video projects varying from music videos to corporate advertisements. Joining us in 2018, her skills in video production are a integral part to our day-to-day operations. Her expertise across the entire Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline allow her to be a master across all productions here at VMP and VMP eLearning.

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Cindy van der Kreek

ANIMATOR VISUAL EFFECTS ARTIST

Cindy is our incredible animator ready to bring your vision to life. She joined the team in 2021 after Graduating from Griffith Film School with a Bachelor's degree in Animation. Cindy has a strong passion for 2D animation having worked on various projects in the past and is always excited kick things in motion with graphics and titles.

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Damien Grealy

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

Damien’s fascination with moving images started when he got his first camera at the age of six. The humble Gameboy camera. At the age of 13 he shot and edited his first short narrative film with an old handy cam and iMac at home, which set things properly in motion. Since then, he’s graduated from a Bachelor of Film at SAE Creative Industries Brisbane where he focused on writing and directing. As a producer for VMP Damien is inspired to create meaning from beautiful images and see projects through from start to end that aim to exceed client expectations. Let’s make something amazing together!

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Guy Crofts

CINEMATOGRAPHER

Guy Crofts is VMP’s resident Cinematographer. Having graduated from Griffith Film School and with experience across a wide variety of productions such as TV Commercials, Corporate Video, Short Film and Longform Films, Guy is perfectly placed with both his can-do attitude and technical knowledge. If there’s one thing Guy is good at, it’s making our clients look (even more) amazing! You’ll love having him on set as he’s always up for a laugh and makes everyone feel at ease. We’re lucky to have him as a part of the VMP team!

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Logan Fraser

GRAPHIC DESIGNER PHOTOGRAPHER

After graduating Billy Blue College of Design in 2020, Logan has been working in the creative industries across a variety of fields. With a special interest in photography (and specifically, fashion photography), they have gone from strength to strength in their career. Now at VMP, Logan works across a variety of projects including graphic design, web design, animation and photography. As our resident fashionista, Logan is an absolute delight to have in the office and is committed to exceeding their client’s expectations in every way.

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Freya Brunning

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT / ADMINISTRATION

Say hello to Freya! After graduating from Griffith Film School in 2020, and working with private enterprise as a videographer for several years before that, Freya is our warm & bubbly Production Assistant / Admin extraordinaire! Her passion lies within Producing and Production Management, which makes her perfectly placed to take your inquiries and liaise with Production staff to ensure your project with VMP goes as smoothly as possible. You’ll see Freya manning the front desk when you come to visit, so make sure you say hi!

Contact us for a free quote

Call: 07 3324 0900

Email: vmp@vmp.com.au

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