Mike Paget

Mike Paget

Audio Visual Designer - SYDNEY II: Lost and Found
Mike Paget

Mike Paget

Audio Visual Designer - SYDNEY II: Lost and Found

Mike’s artistic career began in 2000 in Sydney as Digital Artist for Val Morgan Cinema Advertising. He completed an animated short film titled Charades which was chosen for Tropfest’s “Best of the Rest” short-list.

His love of CGI and film then took him to Game Cinematics at Plasticwax Studio where he worked on titles such as Stalker and Conflict Global Storm. His next project was a street-smart Aboriginal character with a magical Thorny Devil lizard. Animation tests for this character caught the eye of Berlin based Animation studio “4k Animation” where they recruited Mike to work on the TV series “Marvi Haemmer” This project took Mike to Chennai. India as a project manager and introduced him to his genius German friend:Martin Groezinger.

Helping Martin craft his application for Weta Digital in New Zealand which was a photo-realistic Kiwi complete with a self-devised feather system contributed to Martin’s acceptance by the world-famous studio to work on James Cameron’s Avatar.

Meanwhile Mike was recruited by Rise VFX in Berlin as a CG Generalist and Compositor on multiple feature films until 2010 when he made his own way down to New Zealand to work on Rise of the Planet Of the Apes.

Weta Digital was home for the next eight and a half years where his filmography included The Hobbit Trilogy, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Prometheus, Tintin, Iron Man Three, Avengers, Avatar 2 and finally leading teams on Luc Besson’s Valerian, the Peter Jackson produced Mortal Engines and the Academy Award winning “Jungle Book”

Mike has just completed a year in Montreal, leading a team on the original Lion King director, Rob Minkoff’s latest film “Blazing Samurai” and now resides in Perth where he has a number of projects in various stages of development.

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As we are coming up to our final 3 days of performances of 'The Children' and 'I and You', we are also looking forward to our very special Mornings on the Terrace show 'The I's Have It' on Thursday 3rd June @11am, also at Burt Memorial Hall, 38 St Georges Terrace, Perth.

Starring Alinta Carroll, Brendan Hanson and Craig Skelton

Do you love Melody? Ragtime? Comedy? Musical Theatre from the Golden Days (Dancing Cheek to Cheek, Anything You can Do I Can Do Better, Top Hat White Tie and Tails, My Dearest Dear, Waltz of My Heart, The Girl That I Marry and more)?
Then you love the work of Ivor Novello and Irving Berlin.
THE I’s HAVE IT celebrates the music and the antics of these two superstars of their day on the opposite sides of the Atlantic.

Guaranteed to warm the cockles of your heart on a winter’s morning.
BOOKINGS: https://theatre180.com.au/show/the-is-have-it/
Playing until May 29 - don’t miss these two beautiful plays Perth!!
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Curtain down on performance number 88 of AB Facey’s A FORTUNATE LIFE. Cheers and ovations from, and to our wonderful audiences all around WA. Thanks for supporting Western Australian theatre. @theatre180wa @afortunatelifeoz @grand_cinemaswa
Just one week to go and we will be back on stage performing A Fortunate Life! Up to our 88th performance and we can’t wait to perform this season at the beautiful Grand Cygnet Cinema Como 😊 May 15, 16, 19 and 23
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