Industry Experience

The Warehouse Group

Creative Producer (TV, Radio, Online)
October 2018 – CURRENT

Auckland, New Zealand

Defender Man

Film trailer/teaser – by Steven Baker (NZ)

April 2020 – May 2020


Film Music Composer & Sound Design

Be The Joy
Ad campaign - Torpedo7, Noel Leeming, The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery

- Composer & Sound Design

- Creative Producer (Online, Social, In-store Radio) 

October - November 2019 (NZ)

Envy Studios

Audio Post Production Engineer (Film - Voiceover/Foley/ADR)
April 2018 – May 2018 (NZ)


Film – by Carl Mellgren (NZ)

January 2018 – May 2018


Music Composer/Producer

Post Production: Sound Department


Multi-Skilled Technician (Audio/Media/Vision-Switch)
July 2017 – October 2018 (NZ)

Composer - University of East Anglia, UK
(Manifesto Film Festival, Amsterdam, 2018)

Documentary "Time in Culture" by Vera da Silva Sinha (UK)
June 2017 – November 2017 (NZ)


Music Composer/Producer

Script pronunciation review

*Screening at the Manifesto Film Festival Amsterdam, 2018*

The University of Auckland, NZ

AV Technician/Live Sound Engineer
April 2017 –April 2018

SAE Institute, NZ

Audio Post Production Workshop Facilitator at

ChicMix & ChicFlix

March 2016 - Dec 2017
Teaching at Audio Engineering & Film Workshop for Women

South Pacific Pictures (Shortland Street)

Sound Assist/Boom Operator (NZ)
December 2016 – March 2017

The Portland Public House

Live Sound Engineer (NZ)
November 2016 – December 2017

Black & Blue

Film – by Piushani Morapaya (NZ)

January 2016 – April 2017


Music Composer/Producer

Post Production: Sound Department

Kaupapa Project

Animation – Bachelor of Film Arts Students (NZ)

July – August 2016 (2 months)‪

Music Composer/Producer
Post Production: Sound Department


Film/TV Pilot – Bachelor of Film Arts Students(NZ)                          Apr 2016 - June 2016

Sound Recordist
Boom Operator


Sound Recordist & Boom Operator
July 2016 – July 2016 (1 month)

Perform Fitness - Formosa Golf Resort


Film – Christopher Hines (NZ)             
Nov 2015 – Apr 2016
Music Composer/Producer
Sound Department
(Post Production Engineer, ADR, Sound Editor, Sound Mixer)
Actress - Mother of two boys 


SAE Institute Advertisement

Music Composer/Producer & Post Production Engineer      
Jan 2016 – Feb 2016 (NZ)

Music Composer/Producer
Audio Engineer (Mix & Master)
Post Production (ADR & Sound Editing)



Jianjie (Norwich Radical Film Festival, UK, 2016)
(New York International Film Festival, USA, 2017)

Film – Nicole Chen (NZ)   Oct 2015 – Dec 2015
Music Composer
Sound department - sound editor and voice-over

IMDB Link: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm7820818/?ref_=tt_cl_t3


Attractors & Repulsors

Film – by Christopher Hines (NZ)
August 2015
Credits - Music Composer/Producer

Workshop Facilitator, Masterclass and Discussion Panelist

ChicMix & ChicFlix 
SAE Auckland, New Zealand, 2016 - 2018
Women About Sound
Auckland, New Zealand, 2017 - 2019


Manifesto Film Festival
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2018 - 2019


I Must Leave 
Album - by Donna Kavanagh (NZ)

Composer, Singer/Songwriter, Musician, Audio Engineer
1995, York Street Studios

Album - by Donna Kavanagh (NZ)

Composer, Singer/Songwriter, Musician, Audio Engineer
1994, Stebbings Recording Studio


Industry Intensive
Park Road Post Production, NZ
September 2017   
Bachelor of Recording Arts Degree

(Level 7) Distinction                      
SAE Institute, Auckland, NZ
Jan 2015 – Completed October 2017                  


Diploma in Audio Engineering

(Level 5) Distinction
SAE Institute, Auckland, NZ

2014 – 2015

Certificate in Child First Aid

St. Johns Ambulance, NZ                               


Certificate in Small Business Management         

Southern Institute of Technology, NZ        

2010 – 2011

Bursary Music



Grade 8

Trinity College of London Speech and Drama, NZ


Grade 6

NZ Speech Board


© 2016 by Donna Kavanagh

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