Kite Fish Film Pty Ltd was established in 1999 specialising in location scouting and managing in the Film and Television Industry. The company changed name in 2002 with the new name reflecting our favourite things – Kite Surfing, Fishing and Film work!
We provide a highly professional service covering a wide range of production requirements from small nature based projects to international feature films.
Located in Cairns, Karen Jones (Kite Fish Film Pty Ltd) has specialised in sourcing and managing Far North Queensland locations since 1991.
During Karen’s career, she has developed:
- An extensive knowledge of local and surrounding regions
- An impeccable reputation with key stakeholders
- Strong negotiation and on site management skills
- Access to private properties and unique locations.
With involvement in a wide variety of film projects and productions over the years, she has a proven track record in dealing with difficult locations including National Parks, Marine Parks and World Heritage Areas.
Karen has worked Australia wide as well as working Internationally scouting locations as diverse as the wilds of the West Australian Kimberley, scenic sunsets on the rice terraces of Bali to the forests and lakes of New Zealand.
Lawrence is an action director, stunt coordinator and safety consultant for the film and television industry.
Lawrence’s list of credits as a stunt performer include The Titanic, Matrix , Superman Returns, Stealth and recently Fury Road Mad Max 4.
As a Stunt Coordinator his credits include projects as diverse as Peter Rabbit, Storm Boy, Mad Max, Deadline Gallipoli, The Pacific, Moulin Rouge, Australia, The Black Ballon and Lantana.
Television commercial credits range from international jobs including BMW automotive and Rugby Sevens in Hong Kong to action based projects such as Ice Break, Toyota Yaris and Optus in Australia.
Action in film is a passion and every coordination job is approached from the perspective and mind set of Action Director.
The purpose of this approach is to create excellent action in the most efficient, safe and economical way.
Lawrence has worked around the world in many different filming cultures. The list includes India, USA ,UK, Thailand, Africa, Hong Kong, Mexico,Tahiti and New Zealand.
He holds a current Cert 4 Health and Safety qualification.