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'Don't Blink' Short Film 1996?

My first short as DoP on 16mm. Arri BL 16mm. That's a Norwood light meter in my pocket, very similar to the Seckonic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown 1995?

Lemac invited Garrett to speak to the VIC ACS. A full house event. What an amazing and inspired inventor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACS 'English Patient' night with John Seale ACS ASC. 1997?

Wouldn't miss a photo opportunity with a great DoP. Was a fantastic night too with lot's of insights to how he shot the film that earned him the Oscar. 500ASA all the way. Even in the Desert.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kodak Cinematography Workshop Melbourne 1998.

Donald Strine Cinematographer and Course Director. He taught me how to use my Minolta spot meter effectively and lighting low footcandle scenes on film.

 

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'Desire' 16mm Low Budget Feature 1999.

My first feature as DoP. Crew Shot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'Sleeping With Fish' Short Film. DVCPRO 25 1999.

DoP. A fun short film at the beach.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'IMAR' TVC 2008.

DoP. First Red One TVC shoot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'Pharmacy Guild' CSA DVCPRO 100 2008.

DoP/Steadicam.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'The 25th Reich' Red One Camera 2010.

Camera Operator. Tracking shot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sandown near death experience.

Video can be found on 'Speedweek' crashes.

Camera operator.

 

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'Myth' TVC.

Directed by Amy Dwight (picture above with the cap). DoP/Steadicam with Black Magic Cinema Camera.

 


'The 25th Reich' Feature Film 2009.

Camera Operator Con Filippidis, Director Stephen Amis & DoP David Richardson.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'The 25th Reich' Feature Film 2009

Night Shoot with the Red One camera (350 ISO, oh no...!!).

 

 

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'The 25th Reich' Feature Film 2009.

Lens change with Nikon photo primes and upsidedown Vocas mattbox work around.

 

 

'All Safe' TVC 

'All Safe' TVC 2012.

DoP. With Focus Puller Timothy John Eyles and Red Epic shooting 300fps.

 

 

 

ZINFRA Aerials Pilbara WA 2013.

Canon MKIII with Gyro Stabalizer.

 

 

ZINFRA Aerials Pilbara WA 2013.

With photographer Norman Krueger.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 2013

Rod Pollard took this one of me. Nice photo. Thanks Rod.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACS Vic Tas Awards Nov 2013.

Paul Cananzi and I having a great time at the awards. I think we both won something that night.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACS Vic Tas Awards Nov 2013.

Bronze Award for 'NEHTA'. Category Corporate & Educational.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'The Colour of Eden' Varicam 35.

DoP. Love the dual ISO of this camera 800 and 5000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cinegear 2015

Peter Sutherland and I at Cinegear 2015. Fantastic trip.

 

 

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Cinegear 2015.

Steve Child and I outside Paramount Studios.Cinegear 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cinegear 2015

Photo with Nanci Schreiber ASC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cinegear 2015

My pilgramige to the ASC Clubhouse in L.A. A dream come true.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L.A. Greek Film Festival 2015

Met the wonderful James Chrisanthis ASC GSC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cinegear 2015.

Andy Shipsides from Abel Cine L.A. A real honour to meet and speak with him in person.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What a great Poster from Kodak. Most of the greats are all on there.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'The Clever Cook' Oct 2015

Shooting with one of my many esteemed mentors this day - David Rose. Always learn something new from him. Thanks always David.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 2015.

The man himself Les Zellan, Chairman of Cooke Optics giving a talk at Lemac Melbourne about their awesome lenses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 2015.

Indimax Productions shoot with Black Magic camera and Steadicam Pilot rig.

 

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October 2015

Producer/Director Stella Dimadis flew to L.A. to pick up the Best Cinematography award for the short film '25.12' at Indie Fest USA International Film Festival. We shot her film on the Panasonic GH4 and PIX240i. Well done team.

 

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November 2015

Don McAlpine ACS ASC and I while visiting during his pre production for 'Ali's Wedding' in Melbourne. First Australian feature to shoot on the Panasonic Varicam 35.

 

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February 2016

Charles Wooly and I at the end of a promotional shoot of the Greater Shepparton region.

 

 

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March 2016

'Mardi Gra 2016' Sydney. First time using the Panasonic Varicam LT.

 

 

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March 2016

'Colours of Moomba' with Noel Evans shot for Panasonic Australia using the new Varicam LT.

 

 

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April 2016

Shooting with my trusty Panasonic HPX3100 P2 run and gun camera for ANT Theatre. 'Emerald City' Melbourne premier at the Lido movie theatre.

 

 

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May 2016

Anamorphic Masterclass with Peter James ACS ASC.

 

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May 2016

With my camera depatment for the short film 'The Gift' directed by Peter Kalos (top picture) Aldi Godjali (1st AC) and Hayley Beveridge (2nd AC). Shot on Panasonic Varicam LT and Samyang EF mount Prime Lenses.

 

 

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May 2016

Shooting  the Short Film 'Lifting Clouds' directed by Stella Dimadis on the Panasonic Varicam LT lensed by vintage Cooke 2x Anamorphic Xtal Xpress lenses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 2016

Shooting at Hecules Studios in Tullamarine for a Renault web promo video with my Varicam LT.

 

October 2016

Shooting for 'Shepparton - Great Things Happen Here' campaign.

 

 

October 2016

The Varicam LT was able to shoot in very low light levels at the 'Festival of Lights' exibition.

 

January 2017

Cinematography Class 2017. I have been involved in one way or another with the 'Filmmaking Summer School' since the late 90's and always a pleasure to help teach the next generation of filmmakers. Next year will be it's 25th anniversary. Well done to Sharon Peers (bottom centre next to Jaems Grant ACS) who has been running it all that time and thank you for letting me be a part of it. One of the best film schools around attracting students from around the world and taught by leading industry working professionals.

 

 

January 2017

Shooting BTS of a Vodaphone Web Promo with the Varicam LT.

 

 


February -March 2017

Camera Operating on the Australian feature film 'The BBQ' with a Varicam 35 and my Varicam LT.

 

 

March 2017

'Raft the Murray' shoot. What a great cast and crew. Lot's of hard work but lots of fun too.

 

 

May 2017

Testing the Panasonic Varicam LT on the new Movi Pro at John Barry Sales and Panavision Melbourne. Works a treat.

 

 

May 2017

Milestone moment having 6 Panasonic Varicams on a multicam shoot in Melbourne. We were filming Michael Gow's classic Australian play 'Away' performed at the Malthouse Theatre. Working for Australian National Theatre Live who produced the recording. We filmed in DCI 4K to be post produced and shown in cinemas.

 

 

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June 2017

Sandy Kaye and I on assignment in Fiji shooting a story for ITN Productions in London covering the IAAF Oceania games.

 

 

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July 2017

An interview I shot for the documentary 'Vitamania' Genepool Productions on their Arri Amira.

Director Sonya Pemberton and DoP Harry Panagiotidis.

 

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July 2017

At SMPTE 2017 in Sydney at the Panasonic booth where I gave a daily presentation about working with the Varicams on the Australian feature film 'The BBQ'.

Also helped out the Panasonic team at the stand with the many people who visited. Thanks to Rob Myers and the team for a great show and having me join the team.

 

 

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August 2017

On assignment in Singapore with reporter Stephen Claney shooting for ITN Productions in London. Story: International Baccalaureate, Singapore Schools.

 

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February 2018

2 day Steadicam Workshop with Steadicam Master Harry Panagiotidis. Brilliant and comprehensive course taught by one of the best in the business.

I did a 5 day Steaficam workshop in 1996 with Harry and Ian Jones.

 

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March 2008

The highly talented and inovative Michael Cionni visiting Panavision Melbourne to launch the new Panavision DXL2 camera and lenses.

A great presentation and was great to meet him in person.

 

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April 2018

David Mirabella and I on the set of our on-line show 'Camera Peeps'.

Talking about everything related to our filmmaking industry past, present and future.

Lot's of hard work putting the show together but very rewarding. Also great to work with David and Andre Switzer.

 

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April 2018

The Panasonic EVA-1 on a Steadicam Solo rig. Configured and balanced with the help of Harry Panagiotidis.

 

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April 2018

Rigging out my Panasonic EVA-1 camera kit with Shape, Tilta Nucleu M, Zacuto and IDX accessories.

I can focus the lens with the Tilta handle and motor so my hand doesn't need to leave the grip when operating.

 

 

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May 2018

Another assignment for ITN Productions London in New Zealand for Alzheimers Disease International - Alzheimers New Zealand.

Karley Hemapo and Tristram Clayton were the local reporters on two seperate stories. Lovely meeting and working with them both.

 

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May 2018

Shooting the film promo to the short film 'Trust Frank' written and directed by Penny Moore and starring the wonderful John Flaus.

Shot for the first time in Pro Res RAW HQ with the Panasonic EVA-1 and the Atomos Shogun Inferno. Some of the best images I've ever shot on a camera I have owned. The world of RAW has opened up to potentially more users at last.

Thanks to an amazing cast and crew who helped realise Penny's vision on the day. Hoping to raise some funding and complete principal photography early in 2019.


 

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May 2018

This time in Hobart, Tasmania with Stephen Claney for ITN Productions London.

Story: Alzheimer's Disease international, 

Wicking Dementia Research & Education CENTRE, University of Tasmania.

 

 

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July 2018

Shooting a documentary in production by filmmaker Stella Dimadis called 'Healing with Art'.

Shot on Panasonic Varicam LT and EVA-1 in DCI 4K.

 

 

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August 2018

Filming at the Think Inc event at Melbourne Town Hall 'Dr Cornel West & Douglas Murray: Polarised'.

Shot with my Panasonic Varicam LT and EVA-1.

 

 

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August 2018

DoP David Mirabella and I on a short film project called 'Keeper of Fates'.

Shot on 2 x Sony F5's with Fujinon MK zooms.

 

 

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September 2018

TVC shot in Shepparton for Sutho Creative with director Peter Sutherland, talent Lauren Phillips and Sam Ludeman.

 

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September 2018

TVC shot for Sutho Creative with director Peter Sutherland and talent Rex Hunt.

 

 

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September 2018

TVC and Online Series for Sidcrome. Sutho Creative with Director Peter Sutherland and talent Super Car Blondie and Nigel Petrie.