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VALE Mick Von Bornemann ACS - 8th November 2018

My condolences to the family and friends of Mick at what is such a sad and difficult time. I would like to share some memories of Mick who I met very ... More »

8 Nov 2019

VALE - Ron Way (2nd September 1933 - 29th June 2019)

t is my sad duty to inform you of the passing of a great friend and colleague to many, acclaimed Producer - Director, Ron Way who passed away p... More »

29 Jun 2019

VALE ~ Vanna Seang - (7/8/1983 - 5/9/2018)

Vanna Seang was born in Cambodia on 7 August 1983 Passed away on 5 September 2018, Aged 35 years. Vanna touched countless lives. He was a funny, sp... More »

5 Sep 2018

VALE ~ Ian Robert Bosman (23/07/1946 - 4/8/2018)

It is with great sadness that I must let you know of another loss to the AFTRS’ community in the passing of Ian Bosman. Ian passed away on the weekend... More »

15 Aug 2018

VALE Satwant Singh Matharoo ~ (June 18, 1942 - August 12, 2018)

VALE Satwant Singh Matharoo ~ (June 18, 1942 - August 12, 2018)

Satwant Singh Matharoo, like Sir Mohinder Dillon was a proud Sikh. He joined Africa Pix a few months before I did eventually became Mohinder's ... More »

12 Aug 2018

VALE ~ Michael Edols ACS - (June 1942 - July 2018)

It is with great sadness that I inform you all of the passing of one of natures gentlemen, Mike Edols ACS. Mike was an Internationally respected... More »

3 Jul 2018

VALE ~ Gil Brealey AO ~ (9 April 1932 – 1 April 2018)

"On behalf of the members of the ACS, it was with great sadness to learn ff the passing of industry icon Gil Brealey. I had the opportunity to work... More »

1 Apr 2018

VALE ~ Chris Owen (1944 - 2018)

VALE ~ Chris Owen (1944 - 2018)

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Chris Owen on Friday morning 9th March. Chris died peacefully in his sleep overnight... More »

9 Mar 2018

VALE ~ Neil McDonald (1940 - 2018)

Neil has been an honorary member of the ACS since 2002. He was a very passionate supporter who cared and respected both the cinematographer and the a... More »

5 Mar 2018

VALE ~ Ridley Williams (1941 – 2018)

Ridley passed away last Friday (02-Mar-2018) after a two year battle with cancer. He mentored many filmmakers over the past 40 plus years. He taught... More »

5 Mar 2018

VALE - Kelly Chen 1977 - 2017 (Funeral Service Friday 6th October)

It is with great sadness to inform you of the passing of Kelly Chen, a well-liked and respected member of staff in the Bond University Film and TV are... More »

3 Oct 2017

VALE - Ron Windon ACS

It is with great sadness I advise you of the passing of our beloved Ron Windon ACS after a battle with illness. Ron was a friend and colleague t... More »

6 Sep 2017

VALE - Joel Peterson (Director/Cinematographer) 28th March 1954 - 10th August 2017

The Society is saddened by the news that long time ACS NSW Branch member Joel Peterson has passed away. Joel Peterson's resume is undoubtedly one o... More »

11 Aug 2017

VALE - Kevan 'Loosey' Lind (27/7/1950 - 5/8/2017)

Sad news I’m afraid… I learnt this morning from John Stokes of the passing of Cinematographer and Camera Operating supremo, Kevan Lind, known affec... More »

5 Aug 2017

Vale - Ossie Emery ACS 1929 - 2017

Sadly Ossie Emery ACS passed away on Sunday Morning, 18th June 2017. A humanitarian, film-maker and photographer for over 65 years he documented ... More »

18 Jun 2017

VALE ~ Alan Lake (18th November 1934 - 15th April 2017)

I am sorry to inform you that Alan Lake died yesterday morning at 7.30 am in hospital at Barraba in western NSW. Alan was born in 1934 in Sydney, N... More »

15 Apr 2017

VALE - Michael Ballhaus ASC BVK (5 August 1935 – 11 April 2017)

The ACS are very sad to learn that legendary cinematographer Michael Ballhaus ASC BVK has passed away. Michael Ballhaus was born in Berlin, Germany... More »

11 Apr 2017

VALE JANE SCRAGG (Nee Cole) 1942 - 2017

It is with great sadness that I wish to advise all members and associates of the ACS that Jane Scragg has died after a long fight with cancer at 8am o... More »

31 Jan 2017

VALE ~ Louis Irving ACS - Cinematographer 1950-2016

VALE ~ Louis Irving ACS - Cinematographer 1950-2016

The Australian film industry has lost an outstanding cinematographer with the death of Louis Irving on New Year’s Eve 2016. Described by his collea... More »

31 Dec 2016

Vale Raoul Coutard

On the day that Trump won the US presidency, my other sad news was when I learned that the most innovative cinematographer of my lifetime had died. ... More »

8 Nov 2016

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