Creative Visual Storyteller

Hamilton, New Zealand

Paul M. Nelson is an experienced videographer and visual storyteller. He has a skillset that includes: video production, post-production, photography, drone piloting, live event streaming, visual art installations and more. His work focuses on creating high impact, visually appealing digital content. Previous collaborations span a broad range of subject matter working with a diverse group of creatives.


Paul is based in beautiful Kirikiriroa, Aotearoa (Hamilton, New Zealand). If you want to get in touch please contact Paul here. Enjoy some examples of his work below.

Some Previous Work

Enjoy It's From Europe Fieldays Campaign

The final video in a collaborative series of social media videos produced during Fieldays 2021 for the European Union Delegation to New Zealand. Project Lead/Director/Editor.


Enjoy It's From Europe.


Yard - Museum Exhibit

Yard was created for the exhibition LOLO which was shown at the Waikato Museum in Hamilton, New Zealand, and Blue Roof Museum in Chengdu, China.


Yard - Museum Exhibit


Boon Festival Hamilton

Multiday documentation of the first ever street art festival in Hamilton, New Zealand, 2015.


Boon Festival Hamilton.


Supercheap Auto - Hotrod Granny TV Spot

30 second TV spot created for Supercheap Auto Bathurst Competition.


Hotrod Granny - Supercheap Auto Big Break.


Crowd Funding Proposal for local artist

Crowd funding video created for the Tōia Mai sculpture at Ferrybank Park, Hamilton.


Matariki Interative Waka Crowd funding.


Promo Video for Dr. Mesmer’s Private Army

Promotional video for performance group, Dr. Mesmer's Private Army.


Dr. Mesmer's Private Army.



It's a Stitch Up Exhibition

Social media video created for Ramp Gallery exhibition.


It's a Stitch up.


Te Aho Mutunga Kore

Social media video for Ramp Gallery exhibition.


Te Aho Mutunga Kore.


Wintec Matariki Escape Room Open/Close

Opening and closing video for an escape room challenge hosted for Wintec Staff and Students. Uses green screen effects, motion graphics templates, voice and performance actors.


Wintec Matariki Escape Room Opener.



A few days in Sydney

Checking out Sculptures by the Sea and some other great art in Sydney with my camera in tow.


A few days in Sydney.


Whakaari - White Island Multimedia Artwork

The video portion of a multimedia collaborative work combining photography, sound recordings and video. The final work was shown on multiple screens at the Wallace Art Gallery.


Whakaari Multimedia Artwork.


#ElectronicaUnplugged Interview

A satirical interview piece with Wintec researchers about their craft.


#ElectronicaUnplugged Interview.



Sounds of Light - Master's Project

The main screen of a multiscreen immersive video work created for my Master in Visual Arts project.


Sounds of light Master's Project.



I Hope this Transmission Finds You Well - Short Film

Part of the Transmission: The Distance Between Us Matters Project 2020, a collaborative filmmaking experiment where writers, filmmakers and composers were all in lockdown due to Covid 19.


I Hope this Transmission Finds You Well.


Fringe Festival - The Unseen Mechanised Eye

Fringe festival event promo. I also created live visuals during the performance via projection and multiple CRT screens. 


The Unseen Mechanised Eye.


Swimming Waikato Fitness Routine

A training routine developed by Wintec sports science for Swimming Waikato.


Swimming Waikato Fitness Routine.


The Pessimist’s Guide to Working from Home

Part of the Transmission: The Distance Between Us Matters Project 2020, a collaborative filmmaking experiment where writers, filmmakers and composers were all in lockdown due to Covid 19.


The Pessimist's Guide to Working From Home.


360 Snippet of Sound/Visual artwork

A 360 clip of a sound responsive visual work I created for a large immersive sound and visual artwork.


360 Video of Visual work.


Te Ruru Dance Off

An interactive sensor based work created for Te Ruru light festival. The audience was able to dance along and see themselves become part of the visuals.


Te Ruru Dance Off.


Just Jump - Work Abroad experience in New Zealand

One of the first videos I created while working and traveling around New Zealand many years ago. Shot on a $200 camera, it won a worldwide video competition for a work abroad marketing campaign.


Just Jump.


Hyperlapse New Zealand Roadie

Inspired by some open source software developed by the clever guys at Teehan+Lax Labs, I decided to recreate some of my first year in New Zealand with a virtual road trip at warp speed. It took weeks of arduous image capture and editing. All imagery was captured from Google Street View data and compiled, edited and manipulated to create the finished piece.



Travel Blog - Illuminated Vagabond

Born out of a passion for travel and new experiences, the Illuminated Vagabond was a photo/video blog of my New Zealand work and travel gap year.


Time Montage - Master of Visual Arts website

Time Montage was part of the documentation for my Master of Visual Arts degree. The project explored various experimental video methods including 360 video, timelapse and interactive visual art.


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