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Brett Tompkins2

Brett Tompkins

Senior Producer - Visitor Experiences


Brett has international experience in content and software production for both screen and interactive experiences.  In 2014 he became a company director in Gibson Group and Gibson International.

With 15 years hands-on experience in the media production industry, Brett created and produced a prime-time television format and led a long running factual television series. He was also involved in the creative development of one of the first natural history 3D television series for the U.S and has directed a variety of television programmes for BBC1, C4 and Channel Five in the UK.

In the exhibitions arena he has project managed multi-media installations, led interactive design and software development, and maintained multi-stakeholder communication processes and financial control on large budget projects.

He is involved in the day-to-day management of interactive installations and their database back-ends for Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand and for the Museum of Copenhagen.  He led the interactive development team for the Ngati Toa "learn the Haka" experience, and he was the project producer for the scoping and feasibility study for the WWI travelling exhibition for the Australian War Memorial.  

Brett is currently the producer for several projects in Australia including a digital outreach project for Western Australian Museums, A Ticket To Paradise? touring exhibition for the National Archives of Australia and the National Anzac Centre in Albany, which has been rated as one of Lonely Planet's top worldwide travel experiences for 2015.

In his free time he sleeps.