Head of Marketing & Publicity
Dave ensures that the groundbreaking work and innovative technologies produced at Wētā FX, and the artists who create them, are recognised for their excellence. As part of this, he and his team work with journalists, media outlets and professional organisations around the world to highlight the company's achievements. In addition to international film activities, Dave manages Wētā FX's profile as a significant technology and entertainment company in New Zealand.
Dave joined Wētā FX in 2010 after working as Autodesk’s Senior Brand Manager for Media and Entertainment. Prior to Autodesk, he worked for over a decade in advertising and integrated marketing for technology and consumer brands. Dave serves on the New Zealand Board of the Visual Effects Society and is an active speaker and event organiser in the entertainment technology space.