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About Us

Evolving Communications is Andrew McColm, Candice Smith and a convergence of great minds who are renowned in their respective fields. We are an innovative production and digital marketing company, with a strong brand communications background. Our clients include the likes of Parmalat. Multix, Always Fresh, Safcol, Ritchies IGA, CSR Sugar and Vic Gov.

Andrew is a regular presenter on ABC radio and has been for 15 years, and was responsible for Australia’s first lifestyle TV show, Healthy Wealthy and Wise.

Candice brings a “je ne sais quoi” to the partnership and is passionate about food, health, fitness & well-being, and combined with her extensive social media marketing knowledge and flare for design, she can take any business to a new level on social media, in turn driving more traffic through the door.

Andrew McColm

I'm a television and radio tragic. Way back in the 80s I was lucky enough to land a job with Channel 7 making 'Neighbours', a soap which lasted just one year on the network before moving to Channel 10 where it's still going today. A bit like me.

Since then, my television career has many chapters. I've worked for the Seven, Nine and Ten networks, on shows like Sunday, Burke's Backyard, MTV, AFL, Huey's Kitchen and I was the editor for Australia's first lifestyle program 'Healthy Wealthy and Wise' with Ronnie Burns and Jackie McDonald.

I also spent some time at AAV in Melbourne working on long and short-form content from television commercials and music videos to television programs and documentaries.

The highlight of my chequered career was spending 6 weeks on location in Malta producing a TV series for SBS, which I also edited.

I've been a tech presenter on ABC Radio for about 15 years, as well as hosting a tech radio show for 8 years.

So that's me. Today, I still love producing, editing and storytelling. The screens have changed and the tech has evolved like no-one could have imagined. We live in exciting times and the opportunity to learn and grow is still just as exciting. Travelling to NAB in Vegas and partnering with Adobe and Facebook is now the norm.

The internet of things has certainly changed the way we communicate. Everything is connected and that’s what we do – old school skills and attention to detail published on today’s many online platforms.

I share my passion and enthusiasm with ABC listeners around Australia, as well as our clients, so become a client, jump on board, strap in and be part of the ride!

Me in a nutshell - an ESFP born in South Africa during the Chinese year of the rooster. I did the usual school, uni, travel and now I've settled in Australia and loving my JOB.

A fair few of my close family are art directors and producers, or have successful catering businesses, and then there is me... I think I can now safely say that i have established myself in an industry that combines both my passions. Food and Film! If you are really nice to me, I may share my mom's famous rusk recipe or my granny's pickled fish recipe.

So now that we are a little more acquainted, lets get down to business...

I'm pretty damn awesome on social media tools and technologies, with a track record of creating and implementing successful social media campaigns. Working closely with our clients to develop and execute a proactive, social content calendar, managing the phases of digital marketing initiatives from concept right through to delivery and optimisation. I've created strategies, content and built brand awareness, and always keep in touch with fans and followers, encouraging conversation, and answering any customer inquiries on social media pages that we manage.

Selling myself here... I have excellent copywriting and editing skills to communicate an offer or witty update within a limited space, or characters. In fact, I would call myself anally retentive and then some when it comes to my work, but I'm also fun-loving, warm-hearted and kind of charming which comes out naturally when I'm engaging with page fans.

To top it all off, I have a good few websites under my belt where I have proposed, designed, implemented and maintained new site content architecture and navigation scheme for clients website redesign that met their specific business/personal needs, from basic sites to responsive sites.

And because I like a challenge, I've stepped out of my comfort zone and skilled up on the technical side of what we do, getting behind the camera and in the edit suite.

David Rose
Pick a random point on the world map and chances are David’s cinematography has brought that location to vivid life in your lounge room. Equally at ease on a pitching deck in 8 meter Arctic swells or capturing the surreal on the red carpet at the Academy Awards, this industry veteran has garnered national and international renown for his camera work across all genres of film and television production. Combining superb lighting with top end technical and artistic skill, David’s award winning motion picture portfolio has secured his reputation as one of the most personable and professional Cameraman/DOP’s the Australian industry has to offer.

David has worked for over 40 years in the television industry shooting on all formats for a broad range of clients including national and international broadcasters. He has worked his way from beginning as a film camera assistant to becoming one of the country’s most sought after award winning DOPs. He established his broadcast skills at HSV7 and GTV9 in Melbourne in news, current affairs, live sports and documentary units and he has been a freelance operator since 1992. David has won numerous awards for his work shooting stunning imagery which has taken him around the globe.

He is the thinking, creative cameraman who pushes both mind and equipment outside the square to achieve unique images and win acclaim throughout the Industry.

Behind the scenes...