ISSUE 80 – December 2018

 

MARY POPPINS RETURNS

Come along with Australian Cinematographer Magazine as we visit the magical world of Mary Poppins Returns with the film’s Academy Award-winning cinematographer Dione Beebe ACS ASC.

PINE GAP

Set within the intensely secretive world of intelligence and top-secret US/Australia joint defence facility in central Australia, ABC/Netflix spy-thriller Pine Gap, from director Mat King and cinematographer Geoffrey Hall ACS, delves into the famously and sometimes contentiously strong alliance between our two countries.

THE CRY

The disappearance of a baby from a small coastal town in Australia is the catalyst for a journey into the disintegrating psychology of a young couple. Come behind-the-scenes on the production of BBC One’s outstanding new four-part miniseries The Cry, with cinematographer Sam Chiplin.

SONG LANG

Set against the backdrop of Saigon in the 1980s, an unlikely bond forms between an underground debt collector and a Vietnamese opera performer. Los Angeles-based Australian Cinematographer Bob Nguyen brings director Leon Le’s Song Lang brilliantly to life on the silver screen.

IN LIKE FLYNN

Directed by Russell Mulcahy (Razorback, Highlander, The Shadow) and shot by acclaimed cinematographer Peter Holland ACS (Gabriel, Seal Team Six, StartUp) In Like Flynn is the Australian biographical film about the early life of Errol Flynn.

BUFFALO BOYS

After years in exile, brothers Jamar (Ario Bayu) and Suwo (Yoshi Sudarso), return to Dutch colonial Java to avenge the death of their Sultan father. 19th-century western Buffalo Boys shot by cinematographer John Radel ACS and directed by Mike Wiluan, has been selected as Singapore’s entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards.

ESCAPE AND EVASION

After his men are killed in Myanmar, a lone soldier returns home. Filmed in the Queensland Rainforest by Australian Cinematographer Wade Muller HKSC, action-thriller Escape and Evasion sees that soldier hiding a dark secret and, confronted by an unrelenting journalist, is forced to face the ghosts of his past.

WILDLIFE ON THE BIG SCREEN

Australia now produces one third of the world’s IMAX Films. Cinematographers Richard Fitzpatrick ACS, Casper Mazzotti, Nick Robinson and Jon Shaw have been pioneers in this resurgence of wildlife film making.