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Joan Churchill ASC Honored at Camerimage

Joan Churchill ASC Honored at Camerimage

Joan Churchill ASC This past November, at the culminating awards ceremony at Camerimage Festival in Poland, Joan Churchill ASC took the stage and accepted the Award for Outstanding Achievement in ... Read More
Congratulations to the winners of the 3rd AACTA International Awards - 11 January 2014

Congratulations to the winners of the 3rd AACTA International Awards – 11 January 2014

Don't forget to book your Awards Tickets...... AUSTRALIAN ACADEMY OF CINEMA AND TELEVISION ARTS ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 3rd AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARDS LOS ANGELES: Friday 10, January 2014 8.00pm (PST) SYDNEY: ... Read More
The ACS is proud to advise the membership of the 2014 BAFTA Award Nominees for Best Cinematogrpahy:

The ACS is proud to advise the membership of the 2014 BAFTA Award Nominees for Best Cinematogrpahy:

...and the Nominees for Best Cinematography are: BRUNO DELBONNEL AFC ASC - "Inside Llewyn Davis" BARRY ACKROYD BSC - "Captain Phillips" PHEDON PAPAMICHAEL ASC - "Nebraska" EMMANUEL LUBEZKI ASC AMC ... Read More
President's Blog - January 2014

President’s Blog – January 2014

Happy New Year to my fellow ACS members, sponsors, supporters and friends. It was only yesterday I was sitting in the comfortable surrounds of one of our cinema complexes relishing ... Read More
ACS Take out the 2013 BYRON-KENNEDY AWARD

ACS Take out the 2013 BYRON-KENNEDY AWARD

Unique accolade for Australian Cinematographers Society (18/12/13 IF Magazine) By Don Groves Australian Cinematographers Society national president Ron Johanson felt he was being called to the headmaster’s office when he ... Read More
Congratulations Birgit Gudjonsdottir BVK 2013 Best Cinematographer Award recipient.

Congratulations Birgit Gudjonsdottir BVK 2013 Best Cinematographer Award recipient.

Birgit Gujonsdottir BVK is board member of IMAGO and recent award winner at WIFTS. To read more about Birgit Gujonsdottir and the WIFTS click here. » Congratulations Birgit Gudjonsdottir BVK ... Read More
Dan Freene ACS chooses ARRI Alura Zoom Lenses

Dan Freene ACS chooses ARRI Alura Zoom Lenses

Australian-based cinematographer Dan Freene ACS decided to upgrade his zoom lenses he turned to ARRI Australia for help. About ARRI Australia and The ARRI Group ARRI Australia is a wholly ... Read More
Mini "Cine" with an iPad is Asher aged 4, while Aiden aged 5 takes centre stage.

Mini “Cine” with an iPad is Asher aged 4, while Aiden aged 5 takes centre stage.

Asher and Aiden in Action... Bardic Studio The Bardic Studio is a charity dedicated to supporting the production, distribution and exhibition of child produced films. Bardic Studio » ... Read More
President's Blog - December 2013

President’s Blog – December 2013

Greetings ACS friends & colleagues, We’re now on the home run to Christmas, and the year has either been a feast or a famine. Either way, now it’s time to ... Read More
KidzFlicks Festival 2013

KidzFlicks Festival 2013

KidzFlicks Festival Click here to check out Bardic Studio »- The Bardic Studio is a charity dedicated to supporting the production, distribution and exhibition of child produced films. KidzFlicks ~ ... Read More
47th Annual VIC / TAS Awards for Cinematography

47th Annual VIC / TAS Awards for Cinematography

2013 VIC/TAS Annual Awards for Cinematography CAT 1: Student Cinematography Gold: Filip Laureys for Melbourne HDR Time-laps Bronze: Filip Laureys for Victoria in HDR Bronze: Thom Neal for Miasmata CAT ... Read More
Congratulations to all our QLD & NT Award Winners

Congratulations to all our QLD & NT Award Winners

2013 QLD & NT Annual Awards for Cinematography CAT 1: Student Cinematography Gold: Robert Bakken for Rain Gold: Lucas Tomoana for The Fall Gold: Brian Loewe for Cigarettes Silver: Lucas ... Read More
Congratulations to all our NSW & ACT Award Winners

Congratulations to all our NSW & ACT Award Winners

2013 NSW & ACT Annual Awards for Cinematography CAT 1: Student Cinematography Gold: Kevin Holloway for One In - All In Gold: Goldie Soetianto for Jackey Jackey Silver: Goldie Soetianto ... Read More
President's Blog - November 2013

President’s Blog – November 2013

Greeting ACS Colleagues, Here we are in November, Melbourne Cup month and on the ACS calendar, our ACS Awards for Cinematography presentations, held on every Saturday until the end of ... Read More
Congratulations to all our SA & WA Award Winners

Congratulations to all our SA & WA Award Winners

2013 SA & WA ACS 33rd Annual Awards for Cinematography CAT 1: Student Cinematography Gold: Michael Tessari for Isis Silver: Caroline Fisher for the Tree Silver: David Tang for The ... Read More
Lemac 2-Perf Camera used on this Strange Tenants Music Video

Lemac 2-Perf Camera used on this Strange Tenants Music Video

STRANGE TENANTS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHU24hkwFwU Strange Tenants "Who Mines The Riches?" Cinematographer Edward Goldner wanted to bring out all the qualities of the location for this Jeff Bird Produced and Directed Music ... Read More
President's Blog - October 2013

President’s Blog – October 2013

Greetings ACS members and colleagues; It’s been an absolutely huge month for the ACS! Congratulations to Victorian member, Adam Arkapaw on his success at the recent Emmy Awards in Los ... Read More
ACS Wall of Memory

ACS Wall of Memory

Wall Of Memory unveiled by Ron Windon ACS A new ACS Wall of Memory was unveiled in the Bruce Hillyard ACS Reading Room by our Historian Ron Windon ACS. This ... Read More
Check out this terrific new brochure from ARRI

Check out this terrific new brochure from ARRI

Check out this terrific new brochure from ARRI featuring our very own Andrew Lesnie ASC ACS Click here to check out the latest lenses from ARRI » ... Read More
Emmy for Australian cinematographer Adam Arkapaw

Emmy for Australian cinematographer Adam Arkapaw

Australian Adam Arkapaw has won an Emmy for his work filming the mini series "Top of the Lake" Adam Arkapaw, who was also cinematographer on the Australian features Animal Kingdom, ... Read More
Presidents Report ~ 2013 National AGM Report

Presidents Report ~ 2013 National AGM Report

2013 National AGM Report 2013 NATIONAL AGM REPORT 15/9/2013 Good morning all…before we begin I would ask we stand and recognise the loss of Tasmanian Honorary Member, Jonathan Dawson, legendary ... Read More
President's Blog - September 2013

President’s Blog – September 2013

From the President Greetings ACS colleagues, September, believe it or not is here!! And of course along with all Spring traditions - namely the AFL & NRL Grand Finals – ... Read More
President's Blog - August 2013

President’s Blog – August 2013

Greetings ACS members and colleagues; SMPTE 2013 was a fantastic event, one that the Society is very proud to have been a part of. There were many highlights including of ... Read More
THE GREAT GATSBY - VFX BREAKDOWN

THE GREAT GATSBY – VFX BREAKDOWN

THE GREAT GATSBY - VFX BREAKDOWN Check out this great four minute clip released by VFX Supervisor Chris Godfrey showing the "before" and "after" versions of VFX from many of ... Read More
A Letter to the Minister for the Arts

A Letter to the Minister for the Arts

Closure of Deluxe Film Laboratories. 4 April 2013 Hon. Tony Burke MP Minister for the Arts, Canberra ACT Dear Minister, Re: Closure of Deluxe Film Laboratories. I write to you ... Read More
President's Blog - July 2013

President’s Blog – July 2013

From the President Greetings ACS colleagues, Tax time yet again, and the end of an incredibly busy month for the Society, which saw the ACS National Awards for Cinematography in ... Read More
President's Blog - June 2013

President’s Blog – June 2013

From the President Greeting ACS colleagues, The 2013 National Awards were a resounding success thanks to the outstanding efforts of the ACT Branch, particularly Georgina Jenkins, Robb Shaw Velzen, Pearl ... Read More
President's Blog - May 2013

President’s Blog – May 2013

From the President Greetings ACS colleagues, With Anzac Day just behinds us, I wanted to take a minute to recognise the contribution of not only all those that protect our ... Read More
President's Blog - April 2013

President’s Blog – April 2013

From the President Greetings ACS colleagues, This April E News will advise you of many special ACS events, one of the most pleasing being the birth of a little boy, ... Read More
Chris Doyle's Thoughts

Chris Doyle’s Thoughts

Here's a link to an interview with cinematographer Chris Doyle in which he reveals his thoughts on this year's Academy Award winner for cinematography. Don't miss this one. The Interview » ... Read More
Young Australian Cinematographers

Young Australian Cinematographers

Here's an article which recently appeared in Sydney's Daily Telegraph Meet Australia's youngest recognised cinematographers. Aged just 11 and 9, Madison Stephens and York Swan have been rewarded for their film making with an ... Read More
Read This, URGENT - "Australian Screen. Australian Stories"

Read This, URGENT – “Australian Screen. Australian Stories”

Support the national screen industry campaign for "Australian Screen. Australian Stories" The Federal Government is considering changes to the Australian Content requirements for television for Australian drama, children’s television and ... Read More
Telling the World – Bert Ive: Pioneer of Australia’s Documentary Heritage

Telling the World – Bert Ive: Pioneer of Australia’s Documentary Heritage

For those interested in the history of documentary production in Australia, NFSA Online has issued a film in which we see the Commonwealth Cinematographer Bert Ive in action in 1929. Bert was ... Read More
WOW Awards Announced!

WOW Awards Announced!

Congratulations to all filmmakers ... Read More
President's Blog - March 2013

President’s Blog – March 2013

From the President Greetings ACS members, friends and colleagues. Over recent weeks I’ve had the great opportunity on behalf of us all to attend the ASC Awards in Los Angeles, ... Read More
Dean Semler's Big Night Out

Dean Semler’s Big Night Out

Dean Semler's Big Night Out If you've never heard the sound of 1500 people standing and applauding at one time, then you should have been at the ASC Awards last Sunday in ... Read More
President's Blog - February 2013

President’s Blog – February 2013

From the President Greetings ACS Members, friends and colleagues. My thoughts, on behalf of us all go out to the victims of the bushfires, floods and cyclones that have ravaged ... Read More
President's Report - IMAGO 2012 REPORT – BYGDOSZCZ, POLAND.

President’s Report – IMAGO 2012 REPORT – BYGDOSZCZ, POLAND.

President's Report - IMAGO 2012 REPORT – BYGDOSZCZ, POLAND. I arrived in Bygdoszcz, Poland on a very overcast rainy day on Thursday, November 23, and it remained that way until ... Read More
President's Blog - January 2013

President’s Blog – January 2013

President's Blog - January 2013 Greetings ACS colleagues and friends, Well here we go again…once more into the breach! I wish you all a very successful 2013 and hope that ... Read More
VIC & TAS 2012 Awards Wrap Up & Winners

VIC & TAS 2012 Awards Wrap Up & Winners

32nd Annual VIC & TAS Awards for Cinematography Again this year our awards were held at the ANZ Pavilion at the Arts Centre, Melbourne. It was a fantastic night with ... Read More