Paul Moss CV October 2017


Paul Moss

Office. Auckland
Home and Studio. Tiraumea
Voice 021 266 6576

MozaMedia Creatives

Completed recently:
Gleeson & Cox Aerovista Arena with Jimmy Barnes and the Topp Twins  - Corporate Photography for Nov 18th 2017.


AUM Eclectic Festival. Deep Forest and Gaudi. ++
AUM NEW YEARS EVE FESTIVAL - Resident Artist Dec 30/31 2017 Jan 1st 2018
GEORGE NUKU – Bottled Ocean 2115. Visuals and Aural artist colab. March 2018


Skills Summary

Published Photographer . Published Videographer.  Exhibiting Artist. Astronomy Speaker, Educator.
Live audio/video capture – Speakers, performers, environments, animals, landscapes, with attention to sound and lighting.
Video editing - adjustments, special effects, timing and feeling, rendering and uploading. For business, music, documentary, website support, timelapse, art.
Website host, design, publishing and search engine optimization, social network support, webcasts.
Performing Artist , VJ (Visual Jockey) – Performing to live audience on big screens
Technical and Art Director – Design, construction and operating sound, light, and video rigs.
Specialist - low light astro-photography.


Software and Hardware Competencies - (expert user)

Vegas 15 Professional, Adobe CSS – After Effects, Premier , Dreamweaver,  Photoshop, Lightroom,  Audition, Protools audio editing, Office 2013 - Excel, Word, Visio, Outlook, Powerpoint, Resolume  Arena/Avenue Visual Performance application, Windows 10 Operating System, networking, and Intel based Hardware, All cameras and related equipment, lighting and sound, microphones, mixers, recording and display systems, digital cartography and spatial database, data visualisation, sql, geo-demographic market modelling and design.


2012 – 2017 MozaMedia
Freelance VJ and Lighting.

Design and operate visuals and lighting for individuals and organisations. Homegrown Katchafire and Concord Dawn, and many others.
Freelance Creative Director.
Poutama IWI video and stills for HUI with DOC
Poutama IWI video and stills for mataora
Grove Roots 4k video backdrop for Waiata music Awards
Nahko and Medicine for The People Video and Stills.
Ria Hall Rules of Engagement. Video and stills.
Design, shoot, edit. Various projects for individuals and organisations. Inc Maori Womens Development Inc, Rachel Petero, RISE2020,  Noel Rawiri Wood, Katchafire (cameras and operators for Shae Stirling - Homegrown Burn it Down 150k views), Billy Tk senior, George Nuku.
Resident Artist at AUM New Years Eve festivals 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18.

2006 – 2012 Rakiura Films 
Freelance Roles.
  Director of Photography/Camera Operator/Video Editor/Photographer/Artist/Speaker/vj

Tasks performed. DOP events, Managed live camera and vision mixing team for Lantern Festivals, Pacifica, Diwali, Parihaka International Peace Festivals.

Shooting video, audio capture, desk/near field/far field. Captured music festivals, seminars, performers and speaking events, art exhibitions, community outreach blogs, environmental protests.

Shooting photos. Shot a wide variety of genres and events such as weddings, conferences, festivals, building openings, book and music CD launches.

Assembling video pieces. Created a series of video pieces for diverse purposes, documentaries, music video, blogs, timelapses, experimental, and performance library.  

Published on

Assembling galleries. Published a vast range of photo galleries on websites for clients, friends, family, societies and myself.

Performing visuals. Performed as visual artist at Music Festivals, The Forest, clubs, Dance Parties.

Sound Engineer. Rigged and operated various sound systems, created dub delays for performers.

Artist. Created art installations and exhibitions, designed performance visuals

Presenter. Spoke at art seminars, nerd night, astronomy meetings, radio and television interviews

Parihaka Puanga 2017. Spoke about PUANGA at Te Pae Pae, Captured Dave Dobyn and Billy TK Snr, same day as Crown Apology.
Photographer for Hurleyville 150 years school reunion, published in book.
Wedding Photography various.
GEORGE NUKU. Shot footage for documentary of Bottled Ocean.
MWDI create a/v media for RISE2025 website 2016
MWDI document RISE2025 launch in Parliament
MWDI photograph business leaders for website and media
MWDI create media for annual report – photograph board members

The Hobbit – live camera to Monstavision of ORK makeup by WETA (10k audience at Waitangi Park Hobbit Village)

AVS – Wharewaka opening, shoot video for documentary and live to big screen with artist Michel Tuffery. 1k guests.

Lantern Festivals Auckland 2009/10/11/12 DOP multi cameras to big screen. 50k audience. 3 days.

Auckland City Council – DOP for Mayoral reception for Guangzhou VIPs at government house

AVS – shoot music video footage of The Feelers NZ Band.

Homegrown Music Festivals 2011/12  vj performer with Kids of 88 and Bulletproof, 2013/14/15 Katchafire and Concord Dawn

Harley Owners Group National Convention 2009 stills and video incl helicopter video shoot

Sencity Auckland (video) and Rotterdam (stills) photographer

Mutesounds The Haig Holland videographer and photographer

ISEA2012 Istanbul Turkey shoot documentary of indigenous opening

SCANZ New Plymouth presenter and video installation Technical Director

Parihaka International Peace Festivals 2007,2008,2009,2010 DOP multi cameras to big screens

Pacifica Auckland 2009,2010 DOP multi cameras to big screens

La de Dah New Years Eve festival documentary of Mt Eden Dubstep

The Forest sound engineering, performing, documentation

WDSF Duisburg Zoo Germany shoot Documentary

Mouse on Mars (German Musical Act) House VJ San Fran Wgtn.

Shapeshifter Melkweg Holland, shoot Documentary, show and interviews.

WakeFest Mangakino documentation photography and sound engineer for Concord Dawn

IAU UNESCO IYA2009 – NZ Events manager Global Astronomy Outreach

MIC Toi Rerehiko Art Gallery installation STARS

Dunedin Public Art Gallery installation STARS

NZ Film Archive installation. STARS (Warwick Blair composition)

Matariki Te Papa 2009,2010,2011, 2012 shoot documentaries

Mataora Carter Observatory 2006,2007,2008 shoot documentaries

StarPeace – Coordinate global events for 30 Nights of StarPeace.

Summerset Music Festivals 2008,2009,2010 Shoot documentaries

Cuba Festivals 2009,2011 Shoot Documentaries

PHAT Music Festivals Inangahua shoot documentaries

Earthrace shoot boat launch

Porirua City Council Book Launch shoot documentary (Astronomy Aotearoa NCEA reference book)

Stonehenge Aotearoa Transit of Venus Technical Director

Illuminate Paint Parties 2009, 2010 – DOP for documentary and live to big screen

MAVTECH Produce and Direct show and documentary ‘Space Radio’

RASNZ National Conference - capture proceedings


SCHOOL JOURNAL Article with photos – ‘PUANGA’ about me and telescopes with 62 school children.

IAU UNESCO IYA2009 Gold Medal ‘Most Outstanding Individual’

Dompost subject of article ‘Rennaisance Man Paul Moss’ Half page with photo.

TVNZ subject of interview ‘Sound of The skies’ documentary, STARS at GALATOS.

TV3 subject in 6.30 News ‘MARCH for MAUI’ at Parliament.

Radio New Zealand subject of interview ‘Galilean Nights’

Exhibitions in New Zealand STARS, Turkey ISEA2011 (incl Istanbul Biennale) and Brazil.

Contributing photographer ‘Astronomy AotearoaBook, won Best Design Award

Photograph published in Sky and Telescope’ magazine USA and Australia, and online 150k readers.

Photograph published in Positive Living 40k issues.

Paint Party footage on TV3 Nightline

//////// HISTORIC Employment History

Map Net Ltd Dec 2003 - Jan 2010

Position: Director

Description: Visualisation of databases, Map making, Datamining, Direct marketing support consultation, Business intelligence


Map Data Sciences Ltd Nov 2001 - Nov 2003

Position: National Business Development

Description:  Software sales, On line mapping sales, design, support, Map making, Demographic analysis


Telstra Clear/Telstra Saturn/Saturn Communications Dec 1999 - Oct 2001

Position: Sales Representative

Description:  Relationship management and networking, Sales, promotion and marketing of products

Selling individual and package deals for telephone, internet and cable television

Knocked 10,000 doors, Presented to 1000 prospects, signed 600 Customers.



Saturn Communications - Integrity Sales Certification

Australian Institute of Management - Train the Trainer Certification

Chubb Electronic Security Australia Various Access Control Certificates,

NZCE - AUT/CIT - Radio Technicians Certificate incl advanced


Interests – Music, Art, Culture, History, Politics, Astronomy, Photography/videography, Community outreach, Environmentalism





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