behind every great story is an incredible archive.
Gatherer is a creative studio that takes an archive-first approach to content production. We bring together over 20-years-experience working with archival material to create compelling content and unique experiences for audiences.
Gatherer help clients weave their past, present and future into a compelling story their audience will love and use our digital marketing skills to spread their story far and wide.
Founded by journalist, producer and digital strategist Tim Stone and digital designer and e-learning specialist Aya Hatano. Gatherer draws on the combined skills and experience of Stone, Hatano and collaborators to deliver a multitude of successful projects on any platform.
Tim Stone is a documentary filmmaker, content producer and broadcast journalist with an extensive knowledge of both television and digital production. His documentaries, short films and comedy series have screened at a number of prestigious film festivals around the world including Cannes Court Metrage in France, Raindance Film Festival in London and the 3rd Annual Streamys in Los Angeles. His 2015 graffiti documentary: Thrill + Fury: the Art of the Tag is sold by ABC Commercial and in 2017 screened at Tag - Name Writing in Public Space a global graffiti conference in Berlin.
As a journalist Stone has interviewed some of the world's leading art figures: Hermann Nitsch, Marina Abramovic, Vito Acconci (deceased), Joseph Kosuth, Tracey Moffatt, Douglas Gordon, Ryan Gander and many more. As a broadcast journalist he has produced television for ABC News, News Breakfast and the ABC's weekly culture show The Mix. He has reported on everything from the demise of suburban video stores to the opening of the 2017 Venice Biennale in Italy.
As digital strategist he has managed campaigns for the ABC's leading digital offerings and biggest entertainment properties; from channels ABC iview, News 24 and ABC ME (ABC3), to Chris Lilley's Angry Boys, The Chaser and The Librarians. Stone is a highly-experienced Google Adwords and CPM display advertising specialist. Stone has a proven track record of explaining complex ideas to the widest possible audience across journalism, documentary and digital marketing.
Aya Hatano is a visual storyteller / graphics / motion graphics designer with the passion for telling great stories using graphics. Hatano is also an artist who has successfully applied her creative thinking and design skills to her personal artistic practice and career with leading cultural institutions.
Hatano has extensive experience working with a range of web, multimedia, and video projects for leading public and private institutions across the world. As a digital designer she has produced content for interactive touch panel displays and digital installations for organisations such as the Smithsonian affiliated Museum of the Rockies in Boston, The Monterey Bay Aquarium in Florida, the NYK Maritime Museum in Yokohoma Japan and the Museum of Interactive Economics in Mexico.
As a graphic designer for film and television, Hatano has produced a diverse range of screen graphics, animation and physical objects for HBO's The Pacific, various ABC Television programs and Channel 7 / Southern Star's City Homicide.
In 2014 Aya co-produced the Japanese-language short documentary Looking for Rubbish about 93-year-old Osaka-based Toyoji Hatano and his extraordinary daily routine.
Alister Morley is a composer / songwriter. Morley has been writing and producing for the last 8 years. He has composed music for television, Tvc's, online content and short films.
Social videos and short content
Digital marketing strategy