Girraphic

Our Philosophy

At Girraphic we are firm believers in the power of an idea and providing technical innovation and expertise to help create, explore & bring ideas to life.

Here at Girraphic we know the broadcast space front to back. We partner with high end hardware and software vendors and scour the marketplace on a regular basis to ensure our offerings are of the highest possible standards.

Girraphic is rapidly becoming recognized as one of the world’s leading providers of broadcast graphics, data integration and virtual implementations. In 2019 alone we have done large scale implementations on five continents in a dozen countries for hundreds of live events. Over the last 7 years we have assembled a fantastic team of some of the most qualified VizRT professionals from all over the globe to provide our clients with the best service on the marketplace.

Specializing in VizRT products and workflows we have over 30 years of industry experience in the conception, production and successful delivery of full turnkey and bespoke on-air graphics solutions across all media platforms.

Whatever your requirements, be it sports broadcasting, news and election coverage, social media integration, live outside-broadcasting or in-studio production; Girraphic takes great pride in making sure we deliver above and beyond your expectations, on time – every time.

We are constantly looking to improve our clients broadcast experience by working closely with our product vendors’ research, development, and support teams. This helps assist us in keeping you at the forefront of the ever-evolving landscape of broadcast.

Our society relies on communication, and ever increasingly the success of a broadcast requires the absolute best in visual communication. Girraphic can assist you in achieving a visual communication result that surpasses your expectations. Successful graphic design comes from an effective working partnership between the creative team and you, our client. Your input is key to our creative process and with your help we can provide innovative solutions to your communication challenges.

Management

Our Team

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Girraphic Nathan Marsh Nathan Marsh Co-Founder | Managing Director (Creative)

Nate began his broadcast career in NYC at CBS Sports designing content for productions like that of the NCAA Football & Basketball and the NFL Today Show, while also running a documentary film company, Inspired Mind Films and designing multiple forms of content for the production house Anomaly Communications. After a several years, he moved to Los Angeles where he was employed as a VizRT Artist at Reality Check Studios and worked on projects for ESPN’s NFL Monday Night Football, DIRECTV’s Mix Channels and The Weather Channel. He then relocated to Sydney to fill a senior design role at Zspace running VizRT projects for the AFL, Swimming Australia, Fox Sports and CCTV China. He established Girraphic with his business partner, Craig Hamel in 2012 and the rest is history in the making.

Girraphic Nathan Marsh
Nathan Marsh Co-Founder | Managing Director (Creative)
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Girraphic Craig Hamel 1 Craig Hamel Co-Founder | Managing Director (Technical)

Craig has been working in the broadcast graphics industry for over fifteen years. He started his career as a support engineer with Australian broadcast equipment re-seller Amtech, working directly with the technical departments of their suppliers including JVC and VizRT. In 2006 Craig took an opportunity to learn real-time graphics production as operations manager of Zspace’s live graphics department, managing projects for major networks in both Australia and China including AFL Grand Finals and world university games. In need of a new challenge Craig founded Girraphic with business partner Nathan Marsh to create a world leading graphics provider with the aim of helping their clients take graphics production to the next level.

Girraphic Craig Hamel 1
Craig Hamel Co-Founder | Managing Director (Technical)
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Girraphic Stephen Mare Stephen Maré General Manager Australia

Stephen started his career in the Broadcast industry in 2004 after graduating with a degree in Audio-Visual Production Management. He built up his experience by holding various roles across the globe from South Africa to New Zealand, seamlessly integrating VizRT solutions into complex aspects of Broadcast Graphic workflows. In 2013 he was presented with an excellent opportunity with Girraphic in Sydney, Australia where he continued to expand his VizRT expertise. Future projects forecast heavy integration of virtual and augmented reality graphics into the Australian and International market, as well as managing the ever-increasing demand for turnkey broadcast graphic solutions from existing and future clients.

Girraphic Stephen Mare
Stephen Maré General Manager Australia
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Girraphic Grant Werle Grant Werle General Manager USA

Grant brings with him more than fifteen years’ experience in broadcast technologies. Werle is an expert in developing realtime graphic template suites utilizing the VizRT platform and streamlining workflow for studio and remote productions. Most recently, Grant served as the Real-Time Department Manager at Reality Check Systems in Los Angeles, where he produced
packages for large scale events including sport championships, elections, and network premieres on NBC, CBS, FOX, SKY, DIRECTV and ESPN amongst others. Prior to that, he worked as a Senior VizRT Artist, operator and support technician at CBS Sports, NYC.

Girraphic Grant Werle
Grant Werle General Manager USA
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Girraphic Graciela Olivares Graciela Olivares Art Director

Graciela is Girraphic’s version of a Swiss Army knife. Her creative process is only outdone by her ability to build, implement and program VizRT graphic packages of any type. She came to us from network Canal13 in Chile and has extensive experience in sports projects from her time there. Previous to her position there she gained extensive news experience at CNN and TeleSUR TV, both 24/7 news networks in South America. She has in-depth knowledge of a multitude of VizRT Products, Cinema4D, the Adobe Production Suite. She is one of the rare talents who is very capable of taking an idea from a napkin sketch all the way to on-air data-driven product entirely on her own.

Girraphic Graciela Olivares
Graciela Olivares Art Director
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Girraphic Gustavo Ide Gustavo Ide General Manager LATAM

Gustavo joins the Girraphic team with over 16 years of experience in the broadcasting industry. Highly innovative, Gustavo has previously implemented VizRT Graphics for a host of sporting events, music festivals, elections and virtual sets. Now part of the Girraphic Team, Gustavo looks forward to extending our global reach into South America.

Girraphic Gustavo Ide
Gustavo Ide General Manager LATAM
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Girraphic Viola Lyu Viola Lyu Business Development China

Viola, our Head of Business Development in Beijing, first joined the team for Tencent’s NBA project in 2016 and was instrumental in the facilitation of smooth communication between our English speaking designers and Mandarin speaking clients. She is an experienced business interpreter fluent in English, Chinese and German. She holds a bachelor degree in International Journalism and Communication and a masters degree in Business Interpretation and Translation. Having previously worked at several international forums such as the Annual Meeting of World Economic Forum and Winter Driving Events of Mercedes Benz, Girraphic is proud to utilise her skill set in managing our Chinese interests.

Girraphic Viola Lyu
Viola Lyu Business Development China

Global

International Reach

Girraphic Global Reach
Los Angeles, USA
  • ESPN Around The Horn
  • NFL Network Draft
  • NFL Now Show Build
  • NFL Today Redesign
  • CBS Sports
  • NFL Network: 2020 NFL Stage4 Virtual Services
  • NFL Network: AR Lineups – Producer
  • NFL Network: AR Studio Graphics
  • NFL Network: GameDay Live
  • NFL Network: GoodMorningFootball
  • NFL Network: Red Zone
  • NFL Network: Top100
  • INVNT: 2019 General Motors Virtual
  • Teenasaurus Rox, Inc: Teen Choice Awards AR
  • Univision: Creative Design Touchscreen
New York, USA
  • MSNBC USA Elections
  • CBS Sports
  • NBCU: 2016 Elections Virtual Services
  • NBCU: 2018 Elections Virtual Services
  • Fox News Network: 2018 Elections Virtual Services
  • ESPN: 2018 Around The Horn
  • ESPN: 2019 Around The Horn
Melbourne, Australia
  • Australian Open
  • Supercars
  • Dancing With The Stars
  • BetEasy
  • CrownBet
  • NBL
  • UFC: 2019 UFC 243 Virtual Services
Beijing, China
  • Tencent Sports
  • Riot Games CN: LPL Virtual Services
  • RIOT Games NA: 2017 LOL Worlds
Chile
  • Viña Del Mar, Music Song Festival
  • Teleton
  • Chilean Elections, Channel 13
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • KSA Sports
Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Seb4Vision
Geneva, Switzerland
  • Laver Cup 2019
Prague, Chzech Republic
  • Laver Cup 2017
  • Global Champions Tour
Moscow, Russia
  • Fifa World Cup 2018
Auckland, New Zealand
  • New Zealand Elections
  • TVNZ
  • TAB
Argentina
  • Presidential Elections, TN
Las Vegas, USA
  • ISL Grand Final 2019
  • UFC: 2020 UFC 243 Virtual Services
Sydney, Australia
  • Supercars
  • Supercars All Stars E Series
  • Dazn WTA
  • Global Rapid Rugby
  • Sky Racing
  • Cricket Australia Women’s Ashes
  • Fox Footy Libero Package
  • MBL Basketball
  • State of Origin, Nine Network
  • Fox Sports Australia NRL Virtuals
  • NRL Grand Final
  • SBS
New York Office
251 W 30th ST
6th Floor
New York
NY 10001
Sydney Office
Suite 502
50 Holt Street
Surry Hills
NSW 2010
Chile Office
Av. Vitacura 5250
Vitacura
Santiago
Chile
Denver Office
1001 Bannock Street
#604 Denver
Colorado
CO 80204
Beijing Office
Unit 5, No.26
Huangsi Street
Xicheng District
China

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