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Kees van Oostrum to Serve Second Term as President of American Society of Cinematographers

Kees van Oostrum to Serve Second Term as President of American Society of Cinematographers

Kees van Oostrum to Serve Second Term as President of American Society of Cinematographers Board Also Votes in Officers for 2017-1018 The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has re-appointed Kees ... Read More
IMAGO Teaching Cinematography Conference 2017, Munich Germany

IMAGO Teaching Cinematography Conference 2017, Munich Germany

IMAGO Teaching Cinematography Conference 2017, Munich Germany A report by Marc Swadel (member ACS, NZCS) and Erika Addis (member ACS, Senior Lecturer Cinematography Griffith Film School) On the 13th and ... Read More
2017 NATIONAL AGM REPORT - MAY 6

2017 NATIONAL AGM REPORT – MAY 6

ACS National President, Ron Johanson OAM ACS 2017 NATIONAL AGM REPORT - ACS HQ MAY 6th Before we begin I would ask we stand and recognise the sad loss of ... Read More
Australia's best cinematographers gear up for industry's night of nights

Australia’s best cinematographers gear up for industry’s night of nights

Australia's best cinematographers gear up for industry's night of nights by Harry Windsor IF.com.au Australia’s best DPs are gearing up for the 46th National awards for Cinematography, to be held ... Read More
National Camera Department Standard Rates and Charging Practices: Proudly supported by the ACS

National Camera Department Standard Rates and Charging Practices: Proudly supported by the ACS

5 April 2017 Camera assistants nationwide are currently in talks with the support of the MEAA regarding the state of rates across the country and the possibility of creating a ... Read More
Kingston Anderson on the ADG's gender initiatives and 'Picnic' "subterfuge"

Kingston Anderson on the ADG’s gender initiatives and ‘Picnic’ “subterfuge”

Kingston Anderson on the ADG's gender initiatives and 'Picnic' "subterfuge" By Harry Windsor AS PUBLISHED IF MAGAZINE Kingston Anderson You’ve just launched an initiative designed to get more women working ... Read More
IMAGO ~ Amsterdam Symposium and Master Classes May 18th to 21st

IMAGO ~ Amsterdam Symposium and Master Classes May 18th to 21st

Amsterdam Symposium and Master Classes The IMAGO Master Class Committee has done an impressive job here, in collaboration with the Netherlands Society of Cinematographers, and with important financial support from ... Read More
Congratulations to two NSW CineKids

Congratulations to two NSW CineKids

Congratulations to two of of NSW CineKids , Aiden & Darwin for making the finals of Tropfest Jr , with Pupils, Directed by Nick Ward and shot by Aiden taking ... Read More
David Brill ACS - 2017 Australia Day Honours

David Brill ACS – 2017 Australia Day Honours

“What I try to do is get into the soul of people” - David Brill, ACS Legendary cinematographer and journalist David Brill, ACS, has won many awards over his career, ... Read More
Actor killed while on set in Brisbane - 23rd Jan 2017

Actor killed while on set in Brisbane – 23rd Jan 2017

The Australian Cinematographers Society offers our deepest condolences Given the tragic circumstances today in Brisbane during the filming of a music clip, that resulted in the death of one of the ... Read More
Gender Equity Summit ~ Katie Milwright ACS

Gender Equity Summit ~ Katie Milwright ACS

Report by Katie Milwright ACS Dates: December 4th and 5th 2016. I was very happy to join Warwick Field ACS on behalf of the ACS to attend the Gender Equity Summit in ... Read More
The Equity Summit: Gender On The Agenda - Warwick Field ACS

The Equity Summit: Gender On The Agenda – Warwick Field ACS

The Equity Summit: Gender On The Agenda ~ Report by Warwick Field ACS, President, ACS Victoria. The Summit Structure. Dates: December 4th and 5th 2016 Venue: The Malthouse Theatre, Sturt ... Read More
2016 QANTAS Approval to Carry Li-Ion Batteries

2016 QANTAS Approval to Carry Li-Ion Batteries

Official Approval from QANTAS to Carry Certain Li-Ion Batteries ACS members have been supplied with a letter from QANTAS verifying official permission to carry Li-Ion batteries with certain capacities on ... Read More
And the Winner is... 2016 Winners State Award Winners HERE

And the Winner is… 2016 Winners State Award Winners HERE

2016 State Awards Winners, NSW & ACT just announced!!! NSW / ACT 2016 WINNERS LIST » WA / SA 2016 WINNERS LIST » QLD 2016 WINNERS LIST » With the ... Read More
ATTACK ON CONTENT OWNERS

ATTACK ON CONTENT OWNERS

Article courtesy Screen Producers Australia Screen Producers Australia outraged at the Productivity Commission’s final report on IP Arrangements Today our CEO, Matthew Deaner expressed outrage at the Productivity Commission’s Final ... Read More
LEADING FILM AND ACTING SCHOOLS UNITE

LEADING FILM AND ACTING SCHOOLS UNITE

International Screen Academy (ISA) & Sydney Film School (SFS) In what is an exciting development for creative screen arts education, International Screen Academy (ISA) and Sydney Film School (SFS) have come together to ... Read More
Congratulations Greig Fraser ACS ASC Winner Main Event Camerimage 2016

Congratulations Greig Fraser ACS ASC Winner Main Event Camerimage 2016

~ Golden Frog winner: LION Camerimage 2016 Following article as presented by VARIETY US Edition: BYDGOSZCZ, Poland — “Lion,” the Australian/U.K./U.S. story of an Indian boy fighting to find his family, scored the Golden ... Read More
Letter of Condolence on the sad passing of Frederic Goodich ASC.

Letter of Condolence on the sad passing of Frederic Goodich ASC.

Frederic Goodich ASC. 2 September 2016 Mr Kees van Oostrum ASC & the ASC Governors Dear Kees and friends, On behalf of the ACS Board and all members of the ... Read More
Anticipation grows as AACTA reveals Feature Films in Competition for the 6th AACTA Awards

Anticipation grows as AACTA reveals Feature Films in Competition for the 6th AACTA Awards

AACTA announced the Feature Films in Competition for this year’s AACTA Awards - Australia’s highest screen acknowledgement. AACTA also launched the 6th AACTA Awards presented by Presto | Official Screenings Program ... Read More
2016 ASC WORLD CINEMATOGRAPHY SUMMIT REPORT

2016 ASC WORLD CINEMATOGRAPHY SUMMIT REPORT

International Cinematography Summit MISSION STATEMENT “Cinematographers must continue the development of our craft as an art form, and at all levels, promote the highest standards of visual storytelling within the ... Read More
John Seale ACS ASC Wins 2016 Gold Milli Award

John Seale ACS ASC Wins 2016 Gold Milli Award

John Seale ACS ASC Wins Gold Milli Award for Cinematographer of the Year at 2016 ACS National Awards At this year’s Fujinon Fujifilm Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) National Awards, the ... Read More
Congratulations to all our 2016 National Award Winners

Congratulations to all our 2016 National Award Winners

Scroll down for: Winners list - 2016 45th National ACS Awards for Cinematography ACS 2016 Milli Award - Australian Cinematographer of the Year goes to... President's message - Congratulations and ... Read More
45th ACS Awards ~ Link to Winners Clips

45th ACS Awards ~ Link to Winners Clips

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2015 IMAGO IAGA REPORT ~ Ron Johanson OAM ACS

2015 IMAGO IAGA REPORT ~ Ron Johanson OAM ACS

2015 IMAGO IAGA REPORT Greetings everyone, I have just returned from Jerusalem the capital of Israel after attending the 2015 IMAGO Annual General Assembly (IAGA). This was the very first ... Read More
Paul René Roestad FNF New IMAGO president

Paul René Roestad FNF New IMAGO president

Paul René Roestad FNF New IMAGO president For the first time in the history of IMAGO the Annual General Assembly took place in a country out of Europe. The privilege ... Read More
ACS Cinematography Awards Tickets NOW OPEN

ACS Cinematography Awards Tickets NOW OPEN

STATE & TERRITORY Awards Tickets Now on SALE » ... Read More
ARRI ALEXA 65 hits the theatres with MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE ROGUE NATION

ARRI ALEXA 65 hits the theatres with MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE ROGUE NATION

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE ROGUE NATION First production to use ARRI ALEXA 65 large format digital camera system The first production to use ARRI’s ALEXA 65 large format digital camera system has ... Read More
GEORGE GITTOES shoots SNOW MONKEY documentary with SONY PMW-200 cameras

GEORGE GITTOES shoots SNOW MONKEY documentary with SONY PMW-200 cameras

Recently distinguished war artist, filmmaker, photojournalist, and Sydney Peace Prize winner George Gittoes shot his latest documentary Snow Monkey with two Sony PMW-200 cameras over a one-year period in Jalalabad, ... Read More
Hillary: a mountainous challenge

Hillary: a mountainous challenge

Hillary: a mountainous challenge Landmark NZ TV drama shot with Sony PMW-F55 Faced with capturing on screen the essence of venerated Kiwi climber and adventurer Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand ... Read More
YOUNG FILM MAKER FOLLOWING IN PARENTS’ FOOTSTEPS

YOUNG FILM MAKER FOLLOWING IN PARENTS’ FOOTSTEPS

ABC BACK STORY Article: YOUNG FILM MAKER FOLLOWING IN PARENTS’ FOOTSTEPS When the 44th Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) National Awards were held in Hobart in May, three ABC News and ... Read More
Another Vintage Year at CANNES Film Festival For ARRI

Another Vintage Year at CANNES Film Festival For ARRI

VINTAGE YEAR AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL FOR ARRI 60% of feature films from all selections shot with ARRI equipment and more than 40% captured with the ARRI ALEXA and ARRI ... Read More
Drew Llewelyn ACS Camerimage Scholarship

Drew Llewelyn ACS Camerimage Scholarship

Drew Llewelyn ACS Camerimage Scholarship ~ Opening June 15th 2015 Established with the support of the Llewelyn family, the Queensland Branch and the National Executive: The Drew Llewelyn ACS Camerimage ... Read More
Josh Farmelo named Emerging Cinematographer of 2015

Josh Farmelo named Emerging Cinematographer of 2015

2015 NFSA-ACS John Leake OAM ACS Award Josh Farmelo named Emerging Cinematographer of 2015 Josh Farmelo has been presented with the 2015 NFSA-ACS John Leake OAM ACS Award for an Emerging ... Read More
Tasmanian Treats ~ Government House & Gallipoli Screening with Q&A

Tasmanian Treats ~ Government House & Gallipoli Screening with Q&A

Government House Reception held last night to celebrate the official Opening of the ACS National Awards for Cinematography Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner, The Governor of Tasmania is ... Read More
ACS National Awards for Cinematography. May 2nd 2015.

ACS National Awards for Cinematography. May 2nd 2015.

For the first time in its proud history the Australian Cinematographers Society has chosen Hobart, Tasmania to host its annual awards. The 44th ACS Awards ceremony will be held in ... Read More
Review of the Temporary Work (Entertainment) visa (Subclass 420)

Review of the Temporary Work (Entertainment) visa (Subclass 420)

Review of the Temporary Work (Entertainment) visa (Subclass 420) Dear Friends, You may have noticed that IF magazine has been featuring the views of SPA and the large companies in ... Read More
BSC Expo Pinewood Studios London 2015 ~ Report from David Lewis ACS

BSC Expo Pinewood Studios London 2015 ~ Report from David Lewis ACS

BSC Expo ~ Day 1 It all started with a surprise phone call from President Ron Johanson last week asking : "Can you attend the BSC Expo in London next ... Read More
CINEMATOGRAPHY in progress

CINEMATOGRAPHY in progress

CINEMATOGRAPHY in progress Conference report 27th & 28th of November - Louvain-la-Neuve & Brussels Table of Contents O.Introduction Camera Technology Digital Workflow Color Grading Visual Effects Monitors Conclusion The conference ... Read More
PANAVISION SUPPORTS DAVID LEWIS ACS TO ATTEND BSC EXPO

PANAVISION SUPPORTS DAVID LEWIS ACS TO ATTEND BSC EXPO

PANAVISION SUPPORTS DAVID LEWIS ACS TO ATTEND BSC EXPO Trip to explore current trends in new equipment and technology The ACS today announced that key sponsor Panavision will support ACS ... Read More
JE SUIS CHARLIE

JE SUIS CHARLIE

Geoffrey Simpson ACS, Cast & Crew ~ Remember Charlie Hebdo To our AFC friends and colleagues, On behalf of the National Executive, Board and members of the Australian Cinematographers Society ... Read More