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ACS represents the industry at Parliamentary hearing into minimum Aussie content quotas

ACS represents the industry at Parliamentary hearing into minimum Aussie content quotas

In early June, the ACS was represented by ACT President Miguel Gallagher and Michael Fardell ACS at a Senate Committee hearing into a Bill (Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (2021 Measures) Bill ... Read More
ACS CAMERA WORKFORCE CENSUS 2021 UPDATE 1 JULY 2021

ACS CAMERA WORKFORCE CENSUS 2021 UPDATE 1 JULY 2021

As you may be aware in January 2021 the ACS with research partners from Deakin University launched a world leading Camera Workforce Census that examines the quantity , type and ... Read More
2021 ACS Awards Season Update

2021 ACS Awards Season Update

We will soon be entering into ACS Awards season and we eagerly await seeing your work and the opportunity to reward it. The entry period is, as usual, from: 1st ... Read More
9 x 7 FORMAT - Pawel Achtel ACS

9 x 7 FORMAT – Pawel Achtel ACS

The interest in 9x7 is building up. The camera was used last week on Thirteen Lives for VFX shots and, in US, there are talks to use it on next ... Read More
AUSTRALIAN SCREEN INDUSTRY GUILDS AND ASSOCIATIONS RESPONSE TO THE MEDIA REFORM GREEN PAPER 2021

AUSTRALIAN SCREEN INDUSTRY GUILDS AND ASSOCIATIONS RESPONSE TO THE MEDIA REFORM GREEN PAPER 2021

The ACS continues to be part of the Australian Screen Industry Guilds and to that end has recently been involved in sending our own submission to Government regarding Legislation to ... Read More
The ACS continues to reward emerging talent

The ACS continues to reward emerging talent

The Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) invite emerging cinematographers to apply for the 2021 John Leake OAM ACS Emerging Cinematographer Award. The Award provides a prize of $2,400 to an emerging ... Read More
ARRI Australia Road Trip to Canberra

ARRI Australia Road Trip to Canberra

ARRI Australia hosted a casual event for ACS ACT members to check out the latest ARRI camera and lighting products. Sean and Mark were on hand to give a short ... Read More
Cinematographer Mandy Walker, ASC, ACS Will Keynote 2021 HPA Tech Retreat

Cinematographer Mandy Walker, ASC, ACS Will Keynote 2021 HPA Tech Retreat

Noted cinematographer Mandy Walker, ASC, ACS will be a featured keynote speaker at the HPA Tech Retreat (March 15-24, 2021). Walker, whose recent work includes Mulan (2020) and Hidden Figures ... Read More
MACFIN: 2021—The year Ahead and is the Revival on?

MACFIN: 2021—The year Ahead and is the Revival on?

In May 2020, I was honoured to put a small piece together for the ACS whilst in the midst of the Covid lockdown storm. The period April until June/July (for ... Read More
Behind the scenes of “Playing with Sharks” with Director Sally Aitken

Behind the scenes of “Playing with Sharks” with Director Sally Aitken

“Playing with Sharks” is Valerie Taylor’s incredible story — pioneering shark expert, fearless underwater icon, and maverick conservationist. With both archival and contemporary footage in the film, I was keen ... Read More
2021 Qantas Battery Approval to Carry On Li-on Batteries

2021 Qantas Battery Approval to Carry On Li-on Batteries

For use by ACS Members travelling on Qantas or Jetstar. Please download the PDF below and present each time you check in on a Qantas or Jetstar flight.DOWNLOAD PDF HERE ... Read More
A DISCUSSION WITH SHELLY JOHNSON ASC

A DISCUSSION WITH SHELLY JOHNSON ASC

Vic Branch: On The Apple Box - Conversations in Close Up Having endured the greater part of 2020 under lockdown, curfews, and masks in Melbourne, it was an extremely pleasant ... Read More
ACS and Deakin Uni Launch Camera Workforce Census

ACS and Deakin Uni Launch Camera Workforce Census

In a world’s first, the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) has collaborated with researchers at Deakin University to launch the Camera Workforce Census 2021, a census focused on equity, diversity and ... Read More
2020 ACS NSW Branch Awards for Cinematography

2020 ACS NSW Branch Awards for Cinematography

31st October 2020 Online Awards EVENT This event will be held in a studio with no audience and streamed live to you! Winners will video-call in live to accept their ... Read More
2020 Qantas/Jetstar & VIRGIN Australia Approval to Carry Li-Ion Batteries

2020 Qantas/Jetstar & VIRGIN Australia Approval to Carry Li-Ion Batteries

DOWNLOAD FORMS BELOW Forms are for use by ACS members 2020 QANTAS Li-Ion Carry On Letter of Approval » 2020 VIRGIN Australia Li-Ion Carry On Letter of Approval » ... Read More