ACS NSW Focus 16th October 2017


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In this Issue:

October Drop In
2017 NSW and ACT Awards

October Drop In

Our guests at the October Drop In will be Peter Lightowler, of Down Under Aquatic Imaging, and well known underwater cinematographer Dean Cropp.

Peter Lightowler

Peter will showcase Gates Underwater Housings. The name Gates is known worldwide in the underwater filming market and is synonymous with quality and reliability. Peter will screen some of his recent work and talk about the varied situations faced by a cinematographer in day to day underwater filming.

Dean Cropp

Dean, known for his work on the 3D 4-hour Storm Surfers television series and feature documentary Storm Surfers 3D, will also discuss his work as an underwater cinematographer. He recently spent three months at sea documenting many undiscovered reefs around Queensland and beyond and will screen some of this footage also captured using a Gates housing.

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to talk all things underwater.

Thursday 19th October at ACS HQ (address below). As usual doors will be open from 6pm with proceedings kicking off at around 6:30pm or so.

2017 NSW and ACT ACS Awards for Cinematography

The night of 18th November is fast approaching and bookings for the 2017 NSW and ACT ACS Awards are now open.
Don't miss this ACS highlight of the year which once again will be held at the Sydney Masonic Centre.

To reserve your seat or table use this link:

2017 NSW and ACT Awards reservations »


The ACS proudly supports this SUNSTUDIOS Canon event.

Thanks to Miller and Canon, SUNSTUDIOS will be giving away a door prize to the value of $1500 so if you're there you're in with a chance - good luck.

Spaces are limited so please RSVP

AFTRS Masters and Graduate Certificates - Applications close October 16th

Master of Arts Screen: Cinematography
This intensive and immersive career accelerator is closely aligned to industry. AFTRS Masters program is designed to fast track students in their career head of department positions and nurture the next generation of visionary screen storytellers. Offered in 10 disciplines and taught by leading industry practitioners, it has a small class size (maximum of 6 students per discipline), involves industry-led collaboration, and includes one-to-one mentorships plus a 4 week professional placement tailored to your goals. (2 years, full time)

Graduate Certificate: Cinematography
Hone your creative voice plus consolidate professional knowledge, skills and practices in cinematography to take your career to the next level. (1 year, part time)

AFTRS Diplomas

Diploma in Camera Applications close 1st December

Diploma in Colour Grading Applications close 1st December

AFTRS Short Courses

Annual Camera Assistant's Workshop October 30th - November 3rd
Good Camera Assistants are always sought after in the industry. AFTRS annual 5-day Camera Assistant's workshop is coming up at the end of October. Held just once a year, this intensely practical five-day course will introduce you to the duties and professional requirements of the Camera Assistant in drama, documentary, Reality and commercials. Unique in Australia, this very popular course is taught by industry experts using the latest equipment in AFTRS' state-of-the-art studios.

Other short courses include Camera & Sound Basics in October and Lighting Fundamentals in November.

Click here for more information about Cinematography Courses and Short Courses »

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