Chris Fitz-Gibbon


Chris Fitz-Gibbon started his career in the industry in 1969 by joining the Australian Broadcasting Commission (Gore Hill Sydney) as a Technical operator. Beginning as a trainee cameraman, working his way up filming music shows like Countdown, GTK and Flashers, also light entertainment shows like Aunty Jack and documentaries such as 4Corners, This Day Tonight. He finally left ABC as senior Cameraman in 1979 and formed The Production Factory filming TVC's and Corporate productions.

Early 80's Chris obtained his Commercial Pilots licence flying float planes and doing postal runs eventually purchasing a Helicopter to create Fitzair Aerial Photography in 1984. Flying through central Australia shooting aerials for “A town called Alice” and various car ads, being based in Sydney. In 1986 Chris flew to USA to pick up his new Steadicam and to complete the Garret Brown Steadicam course in Mains, on the East Coast, returning to Australia to shoot various TVC's, Corporate's and later shooting for the SOCOG 2000 Olympic Games in Asia, Europe and Australia.

Over the next few years, Chris mixed his love of Filming, Music and Flying until his company became just Fitzair Productions, working mainly with record Companies, Directing TV shows and Concerts for Celine Dion, Inner Circle, and also the music video for the Dreamworks film The Gladiator and later Australian acts including Divinyls, Billy Thorpe, SuperJesus, Powderfinger and many more…

In 2009, Chris purchased the North Sydney premises and began the 4 year build to create Pow Wow Film Studios.

Projects:  Eagle Spirit Media Live

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What clients say about  Chris Fitz-Gibbon

The place is a blast. I never knew work could be so much fun. A huge cheers to the Pow Wow crew for a great shoot and a job well done.

Ian 'Dicko' Dickson - Watercooler

Testimonial

The facility was awesome! The studio and creative atmosphere was just what we were looking for. The crew were talented and a pleasure to work with. Definitely use Pow Wow Studios again in the future.

Richard Clarkson - Marketing Director at Paramount Home Media