Countdown Motion Pictures was formed by an alliance of media professionals from the worlds of film, television, digital content and music, whose shared vision of compelling storytelling, stunning visual imagery and strong production values led them to pool their talents and resources in order to create great entertainment.
Gavin Wood is a well-known television and radio personality. In his native Australia, he has appeared on every television network and hosted shows on numerous AM and FM radio stations.
Gavin was the voice and guest host of ABC’s “Countdown” for seven years, drawing more than three million viewers each Sunday night. The success of the show led to Gavin’s number one breakfast show on EON FM. He hosted his own show on another ten radio stations across Australia and provided the voice, audience warm-up and live presentations for late night shows, game shows and variety specials around the country. Having one of the most “tuned-into” voices in the country, Gavin has provided the voice for scores of televison and radio commercials.
Gavin has been tapped for numerous corporate events, hosting awards ceremonies, bridal shows, PR product launches, fashion shows, press conferences, trade promotions, conferences, galas and dinners.
Prior to relocating to Hollywood Gavin was CEO of his own media company for 25 years, specializing in artist management and radio and television campaigns and launches, and also owned and operated a successful franchise restaurant for five years.
An accomplished media performer with a true understanding of audience engagement, Gavin is now focused on content development and film production for his latest venture, Countdown Motion Pictures.
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CMP Management Company
CMP Management is a boutique company designed to provide complete management services to our clients. We choose our clients very selectively so that they are the single focus of our customized approach.
Under the umbrella of Countdown Motion Pictures, CMP management draws on its wealth of experience and wide relationships to develop and nurture talent. Our goal is for all of our clients to be the best at what they do and to partner with them to meet artistic challenges. It is an exciting and fulfilling journey.
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With a career that spans over 30 years, Adam Howard is regarded as an accomplished visual magician, supervising and creating groundbreaking visual effects, animation and design work for the motion picture and television industry in both the USA and Australia. Adam was a Senior Artist at George Lucas’ acclaimed visual effects company Industrial Light & Magic where he contributed to 17 major motion pictures. Prior to working at ILM he won four Primetime Emmy Awards and received a total of 10 Emmy Award nominations for his work on all four of the Star Trek television series.
In addition to his film and television work, Adam was Senior Visual Effects Supervisor for the state-of-the-art ride experience Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios, Orlando Florida.
Among his recent feature film and television projects Visual Effects Supervisor are Pee-wee’s Big Holiday, Birdman and the Emmy Award-winning series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.
Adam is on the founding board of directors of the Visual Effects Society and is also a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts.