Peter Gardiner

General Manager

Peter is inspired by creativity and the belief that powerful ideas can have a positive impact in the world, organisations and ourselves. This has led him on a journey to understand what it takes to not only to conceive great ideas, but also execute them.

Dave Wallace

Director + Producer

Dave Wallace’s career spans 16 years in the film and TV industry across Sydney and New York, specialising in the pop culture, sports and the food/lifestyle spaces across a range of clients that include Sony, Red Bull, Pepsi and Cricket Australia. Dave’s film-like approach is embedded in a number of TV series he has directed including the award-winning Paddock to Plate with Matt Moran, Ten’s Far Flung series featuring Gary Mehigan and Around the World with Manu Feildel.

John Agapitos

Editor / Compositor / Colourist

John is an industry veteran and master of multiple crafts having worked on thousands of TV commercials, documentaries, broadcast TV programs and branded content pieces over
his expansive 30 year career.

Martina Joison

Producer

Martina's producing career began 10 years ago in the live music industry and has travelled, -literally and figuratively- across the world from Argentina to Australia and from music, to digital to screen. Martina has produced content from short films to features and TVCs, and worked with clients such as Giorgio Armani, Toshiba and Penguin Books.

Natalia Chow

Designer

Natalia kicked off her design career as a freelancer, working hard and fast on projects spanning from motion graphics, animation and UI, with her passion for VFX gradually seeing her expand into compositing. Since joining Engine in 2016, she has worked with clients including MTV, One Green Bean, Wilkhahn and the SCG.

Rebecca Love-Williams

Producer

Rebecca has been part the Engine family for over ten years. Originally our facilities manager, her role has grown to overseeing the smooth management of Engine's operations.

Calvin Gardiner ACS

Founder + DOP

With close to 50 years experience in the production, post production and VFX industry, Engine’s Founder Calvin Gardiner has been instrumental in the success of the Engine brand.

Bruno Borio

Designer + Creative

Bruno is an award-winning designer, a motion design and animator with 11 years of industry experience having cut his teeth in some of Brazil’s biggest agencies, agencies that include Lobo, VectorZero and Consulado.

Bert

Receptionist

Bert is Engine’s best friend. His expertise spans seeking out paper (tissues are a specialty) and welcoming everyone who comes into the door. To date, his biggest success at Engine has been negotiating with the team to let him sleep on the sofa. It was a hard fought battle.