Key Skills

Fresh creatively led ideas with the ability to visualise and draft concepts
Able to acheive the required results within a set budget
Broad experience in all forms of set construction, set dressing and special effects
Innovative solutions informed by over 30 years of experience

Film - Television Production Design / Art Direction

2017 Adrift: Art Director
2016 AM show: Art Direction & Design
2016 TV3 News Set alteration
2016 TV3 News Set: Art Direction & Design
2015 TV3 News Set: Art Direction & Design
2015 7.00 News: Production Design
2015 Newsworthy: Production Design
2015 Paul Henry: Art Direction
2014 Elections - Maori TV: Production Design
2014 Focus - Maori TV: Production Design
2014 Paul Henry: Production Design
2013 TV3 3rd Degree - The Vote: Production Design
2013 Maori Television - Native Affairs: Production Design
2011 TV3 - Rugby World Cup: Production Design
2011 Attitude Awards: Production Design
2011 TV3 Elections: Production Design
2010 Cirque du Soleil - Nukuhau Films: Art Director
2010 Bloodlines - Screentime: Production Design
2010 Cancerman - Melting Pot: Production Design
2009 The Cult - Great Southern Television: Production Design
2008 Aliens in The Attic - Fox Studios: Art Director
2008 Stars In Their Eyes - Imagination: Production Design
2008 TV3 News, Campbell Live, Sunrise - TV3: Art Director
2008 Joker Poker - Imagination Television: Production Design
2007 The Chronicles Of Narnia - Prince Caspian: Art Director
2007 King Kong - Big Primate Productions: Art Director
2007 Sunrise - TV3: Art Director
2006 TV3 News, Campbell Live, Sunrise - TV3: Art Director
2001 The French Doors - Lake Zavior Pictures: Production Design
2001 The Man Who Had Everything - Natural History Unit: Art Director
1996 Repeat Performance - Daybreak Pictures: Production Design
1991 Which Way Home - McElroy & McElroy: Art Director
1987 Chill Factor - Daybreak Pictures: Production Design
1986 Hotshotz - Daybreak Pictures: Production Design
















Design & Exhibition

2014 Warwick Fabrics: Christchurch
2012 Warwick Fabrics: Auckland Showroom
2012 Residential House: Te Henga
2011 Designer Textiles: German - American Showstands
2011 Les Mills: Main Stage, Victoria Street
2010 Heart Of The City: Xmas Street Decoration Design
2003 - 2010 Warwick Fabrics Showrooms: Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch
2003 - 2010 Warwick Fabrics Stand Design: Homeshow Plush, Designex
2007 - 2008 Rheem NZ Showroom Concept 2007 - 2008 Rheem NZ Home Show: Build NZ2007 - 2008 Designer Textiles Stand Design: Germany and USA
2002 BBDO: Stand Design, Direct Marketing Association

T.V.C. Campaigns 200+ including

Q Card, Air NZ, Smart Vent, Countdown, Spark, Big Save
Speights, Tui, Rheineck, Asahi, Carbine, Hahns, Matua Valley, Liquor King
Coke, Milo, Raro, Lipton, Bell, Greggs, NZ Milk, Megamilk
McDonalds, KFC, Pizza Hut, Burger King, Tip Top
Whittakers, Kellogg's, Sanitarium, Cadbury, Maggi, Tegel, Tararua
Tux, Champ, Whiskers, Gourmet
Caltex, Mitsubishi, Mazda, Firestone
Makita, Gib, Placemakers
Telecom, TelstraClear, Vodafone, Transalto, Bellsouth, Mercury, Xtra
ANZ, TSB, National Bank, Countrywide
Qantas, Air New Zealand, Freedom Air
Rebel Sport, Super 12, NZ Cricket, Les Mills
Deka, Briscoes, Foodtown, Farmers, The Warehouse, Paper Plus, Unichem, Amcal
Propecia, Zyban, Reductil, Johnson & Johnson, 3M Band Aid, Nutralite, Vicks

Awards

2010 Qantas Film and Television Awards - 'Best Contribution to Design'
2005 King Kong: Nomination For Award 'Excellence in Production Design for a Period or Fantasy Feature Film' - Art Directors Guild

Contact

027 956 619  dave@davecookedesign.co.nz  www.davecookedesign.co.nz
Agent: Filmcrews +64 9 377 6494