the funktion is the multi-award winning Director, Peter Nizic. Peter is a filmmaker, designer, VFX compositor, motion graphic designer & animator with over 15 years experience.
2015 has been a year of awards that has seen Peter's work scoop up 2 Gold and 2 Silver trophies at the international PROMAX BDA Global Excellence Awards, including gongs for Best On-Air Illustration. This capped off an excellent year, after winning Gold at PROMAX ANZ for Most Outstanding Design in Promotion and a Silver award for Best Design without Footage. His work was also a finalist in 3 categories in 2015 AEAF Awards.
Other honours include being showcased in Australian Creative Magazine's "Annual 2013", highlighting the Gruen Nation 2013 title sequence, created for the ABC, as "one of the standout works of the year".
Since graduating from the College of Fine Arts, UNSW, Peter honed his skills with multi-award winning VFX and 3D animation studio, Mighty Nice in Sydney. After leading teams on various high end TVCs, he wanted to focus on directing his own projects.
A filmmaker at heart, Peter has written and directed a number of short films. His most recent film Spaghetti, is currently garnering plaudits on the film festival circuit, winning a Best Director award at The Kids Festival. The film World Premiered at St. Kilda Film Festival, as part of Australia's Top 100 Short Films and continues to travel the world.