Originally from Nelson NZ, Philmworks founder, Phil Greig, has an extensive resume in both Film & TV and Music industries.
With more than 20 years Cinema experience, Phil is an expert technician, with a background as Technical manager of NZ's largest and most successful cinemas, in Nelson, Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington. He has been responsible for the running of the Kodak Image Care Program for projection rooms in World class Post Production facilities. He has also been recognized for his sense of timing in the projection of silent film with live orchestras.
Phil went into full time film making and Visual Effects in 2002 and became the Digital Intermediate Supervisor for many films, both NZ and Hollywood based. Titles on his list of many achievements include lab works for Sir Peter Jackson on many projects including Lord of the Rings and King Kong. He has set D.I film balances for Animal Logic (Sydney) and Weta Digital on films such as iRobot and Van Helsing -to name a few.
Phil's WW2 doco 'Kiwi's in Italy' has had huge success & ran as lead story on TV3's Campbell Live, on Anzac day 2009.
With a strong background in music, his work in 'Pro Audio' has seen him building & installing large scale commercial sound systems in Wellington & Auckland and live engineering for NZ acts such as P-Money and Savage and also Grammy award winning star - Montel Jordon.
As well as being the founder of Philmworks, he was also a co-founder of the NZ projection school in Auckland and he has tutored film handling and editing at Avalon studios and the NZ Film and TV School. In 2007 he spent a year as a digital film compression researcher and was involved with the Worldwide Digital Cinema initiative. He is one of the most experienced projectionists in Australasia and worked for many years with the 48 Hour Film Competition, Te Papa, The NZ Film Festival & the NZ Film Archive. He an experienced Digital Cinema projectionist.
He has produced award winning commercials for Les Mills NZ, produced compilation films and 8mm + 16mm Film Scans and DCPS for the NZ film Festival and the BFI London Film festival