The 2019 Winners ~ 48th National Awards for Cinematography

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Congratulations to all our Nominees & Winners.

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Congratulations to all the winners from the 48th ANNUAL ACS NATIONAL AWARDS FOR CINEMATOGRAPHY 2019

CINEKIDS

  • Gold Award ~ Bella Merlino (NSW) ~ This is Me

STUDENT CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Gold Award ~ Jack Davis (SA) ~ Language

EXPERIMENTAL & SPECIALISED

  • Gold Tripod ~ Benjamin Powell (NSW) ~ Falling in Reverse
  • Award of Distinction ~ Benjamin Cunningham (Vic) ~ The Story Of Earth - IMAX

JOHN BOWRING ACS TV STATION BREAKS & PROMOS

  • Gold Tripod ~ Richard Bell (Qld) ~ Celebrity Haunted Mansion
  • Award of Distinction ~ Brendan Williams ACS (Qld) ~ Broncos - Welcome to Country

MUSIC VIDEOS

  • Gold Tripod ~ Allan Hardy (Qld) ~ Parkway Drive - “The Void”
  • Award of Distinction ~ Max Walter (Vic) ~ Guy Pearce - “What Makes You Think”

SYD WOOD ACS LOCAL/NATIONAL NEWS

  • Gold Tripod ~ Kevin Hudson (NSW) ~ Ember Storm - Menai Night Fire Sequence

NEIL DAVIS INTERNATIONAL NEWS

  • Gold Tripod ~ Matthew Allard ACS (NSW) ~ Bringing the Past to the Present
  • Award of Distinction ~ Timothy Stevens (Vic) ~ ANZAC Caves

CURRENT AFFAIRS

  • Gold Tripod ~ Aaron Hollett ACS (Vic) ~ City of Ghosts
  • Award of Distinction ~ Benjamin Foley (Qld) ~ Yemen’s Bloody War

ENTERTAINMENT & TV MAGAZINE

  • Gold Tripod ~ Liam Brennan (Qld) ~ Rough Hands - ep 5, Karim the Bladesmith
  • Award of Distinction ~ Toby Ralph (NSW) ~ Bodyhack 2.0 - Kazakhs of Mongolia

CORPORATE & EDUCATIONAL

  • Gold Tripod ~ Jordan Maddocks (NSW) ~ Leclerc Briant - Vibrations
  • Award of Distinction ~ Ross Metcalf (WA) ~ Sinta - Life of an Athlete

DOCUMENTARIES

Award of Distinction ~ Thomas David (Vic) ~ A Stargazer’s Guide to the Cosmos

RON TAYLOR AM ACS WILDLIFE & NATURE

  • Gold Tripod ~ Abraham Joffe ACS (NSW) ~ Tales by Light - Shawn Heinrichs
  • Award of Distinction ~ Jonathan Shaw ACS (NSW) ~ Turtle Odyssey

COMMERCIALS LOCAL/REGIONAL

  • Gold Tripod ~ Ross Metcalf (WA) ~ Kimberly Womens AFL
  • Award of Distinction ~ Adam Howden ACS (Vic) ~ The Darkest Light

COMMERCIALS NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

  • Gold Tripod ~ Shelley Farthing-Dawe (Vic) ~ Jacobs Creek
  • Award of Distinction ~ Alex Dufficy (NSW) ~ Harley Davidson - The Frozen Few

DRAMATISED DOCUMENTARIES

  • Award of Distinction ~ Dave Cameron ACS NZCS (NSW) ~ Roman Empire - Julius Caesar: Master of Rome

SHORT FILMS

  • Gold Tripod ~ Jeremy Rouse ACS (Vic) ~ Armour
  • Award of Distinction~ Torstein Dyrting ACS (WA) ~ Blight

SERIAL TV & COMEDY SERIES

  • Gold Tripod ~ Judd Overton (SA) ~ No Activity (US) - The Raid
  • Award of Distinction ~ Simon Riera NZCS (Tas) ~ Rosehaven - series 2, episode 4

DRAMA SERIES & TELEFEATURES

  • Gold Tripod ~ Denson Baker ACS NZCS (WA) ~ Victoria - series 2, ep 9, “Comfort & Joy”
  • Award of Distinction ~ Mark Wareham ACS (Qld) ~ Mystery Road - episode 1, “Gone”

FEATURES - CINEMA

  • Gold Tripod ~ Bob Nguyen (Vic) ~ Song Lang
  • Award of Distinction ~ Ahmad Al Morsy (NSW) ~ The Originals (Alaslyeen)

2019 MILLI AWARD

  • Bob Nguyen (Vic) ~ Song Lang

HALL OF FAME

  • Nino Martinetti ACS (Qld)
  • Anna Howard ACS (NSW)
  • Damien Parer

LIFE MEMBERSHIP

  • David Gribble ACS (NSW)

DREW LLEWELYN ACS CAMERIMAGE SCHOLARSHIP

  • Simon Woods (Qld)

JOHN LEAKE OAM ACS EMERGING CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARD

  • Claire Bishop (SA)

BOB MILLER - ACS TECHNICAL & INNOVATION ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • Mark Ruff (Vic)

To our extended ACS family, friends and those who really couldn't make it...

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...T H A N K Y O U !

Our enormous thanks goes to the Victorian Branch for hosting the 48th National ACS Awards for Cinematography ... what a wonderful night!

& T H A N K Y O U

to all our wonderful SPONSORS for all your past and for all your ongoing support to the Australian Cinematography Society.




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