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Need an ATA Carnet? Here's how.

Need an ATA Carnet? Here’s how.

How to get an ATA CARNET for Camera Equipment in Australia The ACS thanks Liam Brennan for the research and writing of this article. I’m an Australian Cinematographer, and I ... Read More
CineKids Workshop 25 September 2022

CineKids Workshop 25 September 2022

Creative teens can join the CineKids Workshop at ACS headquarters Click here to download the CineKids membership form » ... Read More
A WIDER LENS: Australian Camera Workforce Development and Diversity report

A WIDER LENS: Australian Camera Workforce Development and Diversity report

A WIDER LENS: Australian Camera Workforce Development and Diversity report released 28 July 2022 WORLD FIRST REPORT REVEALS CAMERA PROFESSIONALS FACE SYSTEMIC INEQUALITY AND DISCRIMINATION IN AUSTRALIAN FILM AND TV INDUSTRY ... Read More
ASIG Submission to the Streaming Services Reporting and Investment Scheme

ASIG Submission to the Streaming Services Reporting and Investment Scheme

Members of the Australian Screen Industry Group Submission to the Streaming Services Reporting and Investment Scheme Discussion Paper Download the submission » ... Read More
Imago reports from Film Fest Law Portugal

Imago reports from Film Fest Law Portugal

The IMAGO Authorship Committee participated in the Fest Film Law Conference, that took place at Espignho Portugal on April 30 and May 1, 2022. Attending were Dr. Cristina Busch and ... Read More
Congratulations to all our 2022 National Award Winners

Congratulations to all our 2022 National Award Winners

52nd National Awards for Cinematography The prestigious 52nd Annual National ACS Awards for Cinematography were held in Adelaide at the Hilton Hotel on Victoria Square on April 30th 2022 and were hosted by ... Read More
Celebration of Hungarian film

Celebration of Hungarian film

László Kovács-Vilmos Zsigmond Cinematographer Competition On the eve of the Hungarian Film Day, the László Kovács-Vilmos Zsigmond Cinematographer Awards will be presented at the Vigadó of Pest. In addition to ... Read More
Dame Changer - Advancing Women in the Screen Industry

Dame Changer – Advancing Women in the Screen Industry

What  Women Cinematographers? Talented, hardworking, qualified female cinematographers are available at all levels of film and television production. “I can’t tell you how many times I have met someone who said, ... Read More
Film Victoria transforms to VicScreen, launches a new specialist skills program.

Film Victoria transforms to VicScreen, launches a new specialist skills program.

Responding to the growing demand for skilled workers across the screen industry, the newly named VicScreen has announced a new $2.06 million Specialist Placement Program to address critical skills gaps ... Read More
New CREDIT MAKER scheme for early mid-career female practitioners.

New CREDIT MAKER scheme for early mid-career female practitioners.

The ACS is thrilled to announce the new CREDIT MAKER scheme for early mid-career female practitioners. Credit Maker is a high calibre initiative that will support 12 female practitioners across ... Read More
IMAGO Webinar: Celebrating female cinematographers on International Women’s Day

IMAGO Webinar: Celebrating female cinematographers on International Women’s Day

Celebrating female cinematographers on International Women’s Day Tuesday 8 March 2022 - 12:00 GMT / 13:00 CET To mark International Women’s Day, we will be celebrating female cinematographers and promoting ... Read More
Erika Addis becomes ACS National President

Erika Addis becomes ACS National President

Erika Addis becomes ACS National President as Ron Johanson OAM ACS steps down SYDNEY, 2 February 2022 – Erika Addis has been elected the new ACS national president as Ron ... Read More
Carriage of batteries on Virgin Australia 2022 and 2023

Carriage of batteries on Virgin Australia 2022 and 2023

21 Dec 2021 Spare batteries and batteries contained within portable electronic devices (PED) This letter provides guidance for the carriage of spare/loose batteries and those contained within a portable electronic ... Read More
2022 Qantas Battery Approval to Carry On Li-on Batteries

2022 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 ... Read More
Sony unveils flagship VENICE 2 digital cinema camera

Sony unveils flagship VENICE 2 digital cinema camera

Sony unveils flagship VENICE 2 digital cinema camera With a new 8.6K full-frame image sensor with 16 stops of exposure latitude to capture clean shadows, rolling highlights and natural skin ... Read More
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
2019 Branch AWARDS DATES...

2019 Branch AWARDS DATES…

2019 Branch AWARDS DATES... VIC/TAS 19th Oct 2019 ~ Were held @ The Collingwood Town Hall. SA/WA 26th Oct 2019 ~ The Adelaide Town Hall. NSW 2nd Nov 2019 ~ Masonic ... Read More
FUJIFILM has launched the FUJINON Premista 80-250mm T2.9-3.5

FUJIFILM has launched the FUJINON Premista 80-250mm T2.9-3.5

FUJIFILM has launched the FUJINON Premista 80-250mmT2.9-3.5 (Premista 80-250mm) telephoto zoom lens with a focal length of 80-250mm and which will be available in December 2019. It is the second ... Read More
Congratulations to all our 2019 National Award Winners

Congratulations to all our 2019 National Award Winners

The 2019 Winners ~ 48th National Awards for Cinematography CINEKIDS Gold Award ~ Bella Merlino (NSW) ~ This is Me STUDENT CINEMATOGRAPHY Gold Award ~ Jack Davis (SA) ~ Language ... Read More
CINEMATOGRAPHER | A Short Documentary

CINEMATOGRAPHER | A Short Documentary

Six women share the challenges and complexities of life as a modern cinematographer. Featuring Interviews with Reed Morano, Autumn Eakin, Kate Arizmendi, Allison Anderson, Maria Rusche, and Emoni Aikens. Director: ... Read More
Information to help recognise and disrupt Cyberbullying

Information to help recognise and disrupt Cyberbullying

Information to help recognise and disrupt Cyberbullying... What Is Cyberbullying? The Cyberbullying Research Center (CRC) defines cyberbullying as a “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, ... Read More
ACS reviews Sexual Harassment, Discrimination & Bullying Policies

ACS reviews Sexual Harassment, Discrimination & Bullying Policies

Also creates ACS Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct At the recent extraordinary general meeting of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS), held on 15 December 2017 at the ACS National ... Read More
Got A Minute? Take a look at these....

Got A Minute? Take a look at these….

Got A Minute? Great Videos & Interviews! Camera Stabilisers » Game of Thrones » Neil Davis » the 4% » Peter James ACS ASC » Greig Fraser » ... Read More
IMAGO INTERNATIONAL AWARDS for CINEMATOGRAPHY - FINLAND

IMAGO INTERNATIONAL AWARDS for CINEMATOGRAPHY – FINLAND

IMAGO INTERNATIONAL AWARDS for CINEMATOGRAPHY - FINLAND The recipients of all the Awards in the very first IMAGO International Awards for Cinematography were presented at a gala ceremony on Saturday ... Read More
The Filmmaker's View: Roger Deakins

The Filmmaker’s View: Roger Deakins

The Filmmaker's View: Roger Deakins – Personal connection through cinematography ... Read More
Conversations @ Cannes 2017 ~ by Madelyn Most for the AFC

Conversations @ Cannes 2017 ~ by Madelyn Most for the AFC

Conversations at Cannes: Ed Lachman, Cinematographer Conversations at Cannes: Chris Doyle, Cinematographer ... Read More