Hall of fame

John Bowring ACS

John Bowring ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2005 Starting as an assistant projectionist for Village Drive-ins, then as a news and current affairs cine-cameraman/editor for GTV9 and later Willesee at Channel 7 in Melbourne, Bowring has won over 30 awards … Read More
Ron Windon ACS (d.2017)

Ron Windon ACS (d.2017)

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2005 Ron has served on many committees of the Society and is a past NSW State & National President of the Society. During his term in office as President in 1970 and 71 … Read More
Arthur Hansen ACS (1905-1994)

Arthur Hansen ACS (1905-1994)

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2004 Arthur Hansen was a founding member of the Society in 1958. He served on early committees and was a dedicated cinematographer during the early years of film production in Australia. Initially Arthur … Read More
Daryl Binning ACS

Daryl Binning ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2004 Daryl was born Freemantle, WA. September 7 1939. As a young boy he regularly attended the local cinema. He was fascinated by the mysterious shaft of light coming out of the small … Read More
Jan Kenny ACS

Jan Kenny ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2004 Jan Kenny has been involved in the Australian film industry since 1967 when she joined the Commonwealth Film Unit. In 1985 she became the first woman to shoot a feature in Australia with … Read More
Robin Copping ACS

Robin Copping ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2004 Robin Copping, a Cinematographer since 1960 previously worked as a stills photographer before being trained in specialised cinematography in London. He moved to Melbourne in 1963 and was employed by Senior Films … Read More
Ron Johanson OAM ACS

Ron Johanson OAM ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2003 Ron commenced work in the film industry at Crawford Productions in Melbourne in 1965 as a message boy. He then progressed to being camera assistant on the popular TV series ‘Homicide’ and … Read More
Andrew Lesnie ACS ASC (1956-2015)

Andrew Lesnie ACS ASC (1956-2015)

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2002 Born in 1956, and with nearly two decades’ worth of time behind the camera in Australia and Hollywood, Andrew Lesnie has captured images that captivate audiences’ imaginations and bring the most impossible … Read More
Butch Caldwood OAM ACS

Butch Caldwood OAM ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2003 I commenced my film/television career on September 3, 1953 in the television engineering department of the BBC in London, then in 1955 I was transferred to the BBC film department and remained … Read More
David Wakeley ACS

David Wakeley ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2003 David started in the industry at age 15 with documentary company Kingcroft Productions, in Darlinghurst, Sydney, headed by John Kingsford Smith, with Jack Gardiner ACS and DOP Peter Menzies snr ACS. All … Read More
George Lowe ACS (1912-2002)

George Lowe ACS (1912-2002)

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2002 Born in Johannesburg in 1912, George came to Australia as a very young man. Being the extremely private person that he was, not even close family knew much if anything of his … Read More
James Francis (Frank) Hurley (1885-1962)

James Francis (Frank) Hurley (1885-1962)

Lionel Greenstreet, First Officer, Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition ‘He…is an absolute artist in the way he selects his subjects. He is a warrior with his camera and would go anywhere or do anything to get a picture’. Frank Hurley (often called … Read More
Ron Hagen ACS (1947-2002)

Ron Hagen ACS (1947-2002)

Ron was one of the main contributors to the resurgence of filmmaking in Australia throughout the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. His professionalism, dedication and extremely high standard of work was a benchmark to be aspired to, and his giving of … Read More
Ted Rayment ACS

Ted Rayment ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2002 Ted Rayment started his career as a Film Trainee with the Australian Broadcasting Commission in Sydney in 1962. During his time with the ABC he was involved in all their aspects of … Read More
Graham Lind ACS (1941-2001)

Graham Lind ACS (1941-2001)

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2001 Upon leaving school in 1957 at age 16, Graham started work as a junior in the camera department at Artransa Park Studios, Frenchs Forest. The cinematographers on staff were, Ross Wood, Ron … Read More
John McLean ACS

John McLean ACS

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2001 John McLean started in the film industry at Kinelab in 1954 when 15 years old. Kinelab was housed in the old Adams Hotel in George St. where the Hilton Hotel is now … Read More
Milton Ingerson OAM ACS (1929-2005)

Milton Ingerson OAM ACS (1929-2005)

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 2001 Milton Ingerson was born in Hindmarsh, South Australia and his early ambition was to become an engineering draftsman. He studied at Thebarton Boys Technical School, where he excelled at drafting and tech … Read More
Peter James ACS ASC

Peter James ACS ASC

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 1997 Peter James was born on March 31, 1947 in Sydney. Peter is a proud accredited member of the Australian Cinematographers Society, Canadian Society of Cinematographers and American Society of Cinematographers, as well … Read More
Andrew Leith Goodall (1903-1978)

Andrew Leith Goodall (1903-1978)

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 1998 Andrew “Leith” Goodall was born in Kalgoorlie in W. Australia on Feb. 26th 1903. One of 4 brothers, he started work in Kalgoorlie as a projectionist’s assistant in 1917. He then came … Read More
Bert Nicholas ACS (1910-1991)

Bert Nicholas ACS (1910-1991)

Inducted into ACS Hall of Fame – 1998 Herbert Lawes Nicholas was born on June 9, 1910 in St. Kilda, Melbourne. He worked all his life in the motion picture business, beginning his career with Eftee films in Melbourne during … Read More

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