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It is with great sadness that I advise the membership of the passing of an industry giant; Douglas Slocombe OBE BSC ASC at 103 years of age. ... More »

22 Feb 2016

VALE ~ Paul Booth "Boothy"

We at the ACS report, with great sadness, the passing of Sydney based gaffer, Paul Booth, on the 24th January aged only 58, after a protracted battle ... More »

28 Jan 2016

VALE ~ Suresh Ayyar ASE (1957 - 2016)

One of Australia's most respected picture editors, Suresh Ayyar, passed away this week. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and worked with ... More »

18 Jan 2016


Article reprinted from Variety: Hungarian-born cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, winner of an Oscar for his achievements on “Close Encounters of ... More »

1 Jan 2016

Haskell Wexler Dies: Iconic, Oscar-Winning Cinematographer Was 93

Legendary cinematographer Haskell Wexler died today. His son Jeff Wexler reported on his father’s website and via Facebook that the Oscar-winning Wexl... More »

28 Nov 2015

VALE ~ John Moncrieff Bale ACS (c1940 - 2015)

The Australian Cinematographers Society has lost one of its founding fathers this week. John Bale ACS passed away on November 12th 2015 after a long b... More »

18 Nov 2015

VALE - Charles Pierre (Peter) Donnelly ACS (1935 - 2015)

It is with great sadness I advise you of the passing of one of our greats, a true pioneer in every sense of the word - Peter Donnelly ACS. We have inc... More »

10 Nov 2015

VALE ~ Geoffrey Wharton ACS

It is with great sadness that I must inform the Society of the passing of Geoffrey Wharton ACS. Geoff started as a clapper/loader on TVC's in Bris... More »

2 Nov 2015

VALE Trevor Hone 1952 - 2015

I'm sorry to inform you of the passing of Trevor Hone, one of Queensland's most esteemed cinematographers, who passed away in the Philipines after a s... More »

31 Aug 2015

VALE ~ Margaret Anne Smith

Sadly the dedicated independent filmmaker, Margaret Anne Smith, passed away in Sydney on 18 May 2015. The National Executive of the ACS and our mem... More »

18 Jun 2015

VALE ~ Andrew Lesnie ACS ASC (1956-2015)

It is with overwhelming sadness that I inform you of the passing of our dear friend and colleague Andrew Lesnie ACS ASC, who after suffering a ... More »

28 Apr 2015

VALE ~ John Victor Daniell AM ACS

There will be a "life celebration" on to celebrate John Victor Daniell AM ACS, and given his long association with the ACS members have ... More »

10 Apr 2015

Vale Ted Roberts 1931-2015

It is with great sadness we report to Guild members that Ted Roberts, the well-known television writer and producer, died of cancer on Monday, 23 Febr... More »

23 Feb 2015

VALE ~ John McInerney

Following a long battle with illness, broadcast industry veteran John McInerney passed away on Sunday, January 18, 2015. He was 62. Born September... More »

18 Jan 2015

VALE ~ Les Wasley BEM (1928 - 2014) - ACS Hall of FAME 2013

Funeral Service Details: Les Wasley BEM & Daughter Lindy Sacret Heart Catholic CHurch 1 Keenan Street Mona Vale Tuesday 9th December 11.oo... More »

1 Dec 2014

VALE ~ Miles Moulson 1940 ~ 2014

Miles Moulson Funeral Friday 31 Oct 2014 Midday Ann Wilson Funerals Cnr Barrenjoey Road & Darley Street Mona Vale NSW 210... More »

27 Oct 2014

VALE ~ Ted Taylor ACS

Ted Taylor, ACS Accredited Member number #6, passed away 25 September 2014 at the age of 96. He was never an 'old man'. He remained mentally alert... More »

25 Sep 2014

Vale ~ Peter Menzies Snr ACS

With great sadness we share the news that Peter Menzies Snr. ACS passed away peacefully yesterday at his home in the Southern Highlands. In respect... More »

4 Sep 2014

VALE ~ Arthur Stanley Cambridge (1937 ~ 2014)

It is with great sadness I inform you all of the passing of one of the true icons of our industry. Arthur Cambridge. But he was more than that; he was... More »

23 Jun 2014

Vale ~ Tom Jefferson, Memorial Service 8th June 2014, Tamarama Surf Club

The ACS is saddened by the loss of former AFTRS student, father, husband, environmentalist, photographer, cinematographer and friend to so many, who w... More »

2 Jun 2014

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