Hall of fame

Peter Hannan ACS BSC

Peter Hannan ACS BSC

Peter won the 2006 Academy Award (Scientific & Engineering) with his company Kaleidoscope (shared with Laurie Frost) for the development of the remote camera head known as the ‘hot-head’. Peter started at ATN 7, in 1958 as a seventeen year old and it … Read More
Mike Molloy ACS BSC

Mike Molloy ACS BSC

Mike Molloy ACS BSC inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2013 Mike started work on 17th March 1958 (St Patrick’s Day, …he is half Irish) basically as a floor sweeper at Cinesound. Floor sweeping led to stints in the optical printer, … Read More
Les Wasley BEM (1928 - 2014)

Les Wasley BEM (1928 – 2014)

Les Wasley BEM (1928 – 2014) – ACS Hall of FAME 2013 Les Wasley BEM Les the age of 16 after leaving school he secured a job at Cinesound Studios at Bondi Junction in the film-examining department. Les developed a … Read More
David Muir ACS BSC

David Muir ACS BSC

David Muir ACS BSC David Muir is a recognised mentor, film teacher and advocate for Australian film. He served for decades on ACS Committees in NSW and Victoria, including four terms as Victorian President. David also served on the AFI … Read More
Barry Woodhouse ACS

Barry Woodhouse ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2012 BARRY WOODHOUSE is a Cinematographer, Video/Film Producer and Director who began his career in the communications and media industries in 1956. He started work in film laboratories processing film for the Olympic … Read More
David Eggby ACS

David Eggby ACS

David Eggy ACS (Born 1950, in London) David immigrated to Australia in 1959. David embarked on a four-year apprenticeship in the smash repair industry but applied to an advertisement his mother saw for a trainee with Crawford’s, starting as a … Read More
David Burr ACS

David Burr ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2010 David got his start in 1968 at Cinesound in Balmain as assistant cameraman to Ross Blake and Kevin Roche. Initially he worked mostly on news stories, but was also getting much valued … Read More
David (Spider) Lewis ACS

David (Spider) Lewis ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2010 A Cinematographer since 1975. David has worked continuously on television dramas, feature films, tvc’s, short films and educational documentaries as Director of Photography or Cameraman/Director. David is also the winner of numerous … Read More
Howard Rubie ACS

Howard Rubie ACS

Howard Rubie ACS (1938 – 2011) Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2010 Howard was a foundation member of the ACS when it was first formed in 1958 with membership number 11, and accredited with the letters ACS in … Read More
Ron Taylor AM ACS & Valerie Taylor AM

Ron Taylor AM ACS & Valerie Taylor AM

Ron Taylor AM ACS & Valerie Taylor AM ~ Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2011 Ron Taylor was born in Australia in 1934, under the star of Pisces the fish. Valerie was born in Australia, 1936, and married … Read More
Malcolm Richards

Malcolm Richards

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame May 2011 Malcolm got his start in the film industry while attending University High School. Along with a few friends that included Esben Storm, Haydn Keenan and Peter Cherny they decided to make a … Read More
Calvin Gardiner ACS

Calvin Gardiner ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2009 Calvin was born in 1949, the second of three children of Jack and Nita Gardiner, both highly respected members of the Australian film industry. Jack a skilled lab technician, editor and cinematographer … Read More
Jim Gilbert ACS

Jim Gilbert ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2009 Jim Gilbert was born in England and migrated to Australia in 1952 with his family. His first interest in the Industry was working as a spool boy and assistant Projectionist. In 1954 … Read More
Ted Taylor ACS

Ted Taylor ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2009 Ted Taylor’s early interest in photography came with a 120 Box Brownie Camera and a linen cupboard adjacent to one of the bedrooms that became a darkroom for developing his early still … Read More
David Brill AM ACS

David Brill AM ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2008 Born in 1944, David became infatuated with cameras and photography during his years at school. Upon leaving school he managed to get a job with a Hobart stills photographer and learnt a … Read More
David Parer ACS

David Parer ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2008 David Parer began his career as a physicist and spent two winters (1970 & 1972) at Mawson Base in the Antarctic studying cosmic rays and making films about the Adelie and Emperor … Read More
Keith Wagstaff ACS

Keith Wagstaff ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2007 Keith Wagstaff started his career in 1953 working in the lab of the family owned business Cineservice.  At age 16 he began shooting 16mm documentaries and also the races for his father … Read More
Ernie Clark ACS

Ernie Clark ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2006 Ernie Clark joined the film industry in 1971 as a trainee in the camera department at Browning Productions in Melbourne at the age of seventeen. He received training by the talented Volk … Read More
Ron Horner ACS

Ron Horner ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2006 In the early 1940s Ron Horner was an Optical cameraman at Cinesound’s Ebley St, Bondi Jct. studios doing dissolves, wipes, fades, titles etc. on their productions. Occasionally Ron would also help out … Read More
Geoff Burton ACS

Geoff Burton ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2005 Geoff Burton was born in the Hawkesbury River town of Windsor in 1946. Years ten to fourteen were spent in a Cinema Paradiso lifestyle as twice weekly he helped the ageing local … Read More

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