by george studios
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Established in Canberra in 1996, by george studios' in-house capabilities including concept development, scriptwriting, producing, directing, cinematography, editing, motion graphics, video compression and DVD authoring.

A staff of two multi-skilled Company Principals operates as the core team with freelancers sub-contracted as required. This business model not only provides clients excellent value for money, but also delivers consistency in both project management and creative direction.

Our independent productions include festival-screened short films and broadcast documentaries, and we currently have a children's television drama series in development.

 
Georgina Jenkins Georgina Jenkins is our Writer/Producer/Director and primary client contact. With a communication career spanning more than 20 years, she worked in advertising, marketing and public relations in Australia, NZ and the UK before establishing by george studios.

She has written, produced and co-directed numerous corporate productions as well as short films, including "Lucky Day" and “A Grave Mistake” screened at the Canberra Short Film Festival. She also wrote, produced and co-directed the documentary “In the Cannes” which was broadcast on ABC TV.

Georgina is Head of the ACT Chapter of the Screen Producers Association of Australia and has previously been selected for their Emerging Producers Scheme. She has a Certificate in OHS Management System and Risk Management for Film and Television Production and is a graduate of the 2004 ACT Enterprise Workshop Program in Business Management and Entrepreneurship. She was Founding Chair of the ACT Film and Television Council and is currently a member of the ScreenACT Taskforce.


Robb Shaw-Velzen is our Director/Cinematographer/Editor and manages all technical systems. He joined by george studios as a Partner in 1998.

With an award-winning international film and television career spanning two decades, Robb has worked for Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks filming the behind-the-scenes of the HBO TV series "The Pacific; shot “Countdown to Survivor: Palau”; worked as lighting camera operator on the iconic 1990s breakfast program “Good Morning Britain”; and travelled in the media contingent on international trips with Australian Prime Ministers.

Robb has received seven Australian Cinematographers Society awards, including a prestigious Golden Tripod at the 2009 National Awards for Cinematography. He has been President of the Australian Cinematographers Society ACT Branch since 2000.

He has filmed, edited and co-directed numerous corporate productions as well as short films, including "Lucky Day" and “A Grave Mistake” screened at the Canberra Short Film Festival. He also shot, edited and co-directed the documentary “In the Cannes” which was broadcast on ABC TV.

View Robb’s work for by george studios.

View Robb’s work as an independent cinematographer.

Robb Shaw-Velzen