Freelance Writer/ Director

ESPN Consultant

Working one or two days a week as Creative Consultant. Responsible for on-air branding, promotion and design.

Top Gear Australia Magazine

Every couple of months my designer Rob and I bring the magazine to life by blowing out the layers and creating a big, 3D cinematic look.

Writer/ Producer: Graham Cousens, Graphics: Rob Steel

Message to the Troops

Created a 30sec TVC for Telstra/ Australian Defence Force/ Channel Nine asking viewers to visit the Anzac Day site and leave a message for troops currently serving overseas.

Writer/ Director: Graham Cousens, Producer: Bel Delia, DOP: Steve Williams

Big W Patio Range

Jamie Durie’s range of Patio furniture sells exclusively through Big W. The aim was to show the quality and sophistication of the range. I had no option but to shoot Jamie on green-screen and shoot the plates as stills.

Bundy Skycouch

TVC for Leo Burnett promoting the Bundy Skycouch - a couch suspended 30 metres in the air above a league game.

Writer/ Director: Graham Cousens, Producer: Bel Delia

Writer/ Director: Graham Cousens, Producer: Bel Delia

KIA “Get More Value”

Created this 100% 3D spot for a six week KIA Cerato promotion. Turned the TVC around from first draft script to on-air delivery in two weeks.

Writer/ Director: Graham Cousens, Designer: Rob Steel

NSW Farmer’s Federation

A commercial I directed through Channel Nine and Adfarm helping raise awareness of the importance of farmers in our everyday lives. Trick with this was making three different locations (interior, farm exterior and orchard) look like one.

Director: Graham Cousens, Writer: Adam Searle Producer: Tessa Saville DOP: John Bowring

ESPN2 Channel Launch

Created the “brace yourself” launch campaign for the new ESPN2 channel in australia. Wrote and Directed this commercial and worked with Captiv8 to create the print and digital parts of the campaign.

Writer/ Director: Graham Cousens, Producer: Ryan Copestick, Art Director: Ed Copestick

DOP: Simon Hammond

Sydney Story Factory

Created, wrote and produced a short film for this wonderful project. Everyone involved did it for free. Many donations have come in as a direct result of the film and it has generated enormous interest since being posted on the Sydney Morning Herald website.

Writer/ EP: Graham Cousens, Director: Simon Bare, Graphics/Post: Captiv8, DOP: Simon Hammond

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