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Alex McPhee snr (1912-1989)

Alex McPhee snr (1912-1989)

Alex McPhee snr. - First President of the Western Australian Branch of the ACS    From a very early age Alex McPhee snr. was interested in photograp... More »

22 Mar 2011

Andrew Leith Goodall (1903-1978)

Andrew Leith Goodall (1903-1978)

Andrew "Leith" Goodall was born in Kalgoorlie in W. Australia on Feb. 26th 1903. One of 4 brothers, he started work in Kalgoorlie as a projectionist's... More »

22 Mar 2011

Andrew Lesnie ACS ASC

Andrew Lesnie ACS ASC

Born in 1956, and with nearly two decades' worth of time behind the camera in Australia and Hollywood, Andrew Lesnie has captured images that captivat... More »

22 Mar 2011

Arthur Embery Higgins ACS (1891-1963)

Arthur Embery Higgins ACS (1891-1963)

Arthur Higgins, one of Australia's most famous cinematographers was born in Hobart on October 25, 1891 the youngest of three sons to Henry Higgins a H... More »

18 Mar 2011

Arthur Hansen ACS (1905-1994)

Arthur Hansen ACS (1905-1994)

Arthur Hansen ACS was a founding member of the Society in 1958. He served on early committees and was a dedicated cinematographer during the early y... More »

22 Mar 2011

Barry Woodhouse ACS

BARRY WOODHOUSE ACS is a Cinematographer, Video/Film Producer and Director who began his career in the communications and media industries in 1956. He... More »

16 May 2012

Bert Nicholas ACS (1910-1991)

Bert Nicholas ACS (1910-1991)

Herbert Lawes Nicholas was born on June 9, 1910 in St. Kilda, Melbourne. He worked all his life in the motion picture business, beginning his career w... More »

22 Mar 2011

Bruce Hillyard ACS

Bruce Hillyard ACS

Bruce was born in Gisborne, New Zealand on 11 December 1931, and lived there until he was nineteen and then went to Wellington University doing a BA d... More »

22 Mar 2011

Butch Caldwood OAM ACS

Butch Caldwood OAM ACS

I commenced my film/television career on September 3, 1953 in the television engineering department of the BBC in London, then in 1955 I was transferr... More »

22 Mar 2011

Calvin Gardiner ACS

Calvin Gardiner ACS

Calvin was born in 1949, the second of three children of Jack and Nita Gardiner, both highly respected members of the Australian film industry. Jack a... More »

23 Mar 2011

Daryl Binning ACS

Daryl Binning ACS

Daryl was born Freemantle, WA. September 7 1939. As a young boy he regularly attended the local cinema. He was fascinated by the mysterious shaft of l... More »

22 Mar 2011

David (Spider) Lewis ACS

David (Spider) Lewis ACS

A Cinematographer since 1975. David has worked continuously on television dramas, feature films, tvc's, short films and educational documentaries as D... More »

23 Mar 2011

David Brill

David Brill

Born in 1944, David became infatuated with cameras and photography during his years at school. Upon leaving school he managed to get a job with a Hoba... More »

22 Mar 2011

David Burr ACS

David Burr ACS

David got his start in 1968 at Cinesound in Balmain as assistant cameraman to Ross Blake and Kevin Roche. Initially he worked mostly on news stories, ... More »

23 Mar 2011

David Parer ACS

David Parer ACS

David Parer ACS began his career as a physicist and spent two winters (1970 & 1972) at Mawson Base in the Antarctic studying cosmic rays and making fi... More »

22 Mar 2011

David Wakeley ACS

David Wakeley ACS

David started in the industry at age 15 with documentary company Kingcroft Productions, in Darlinghurst, Sydney, headed by John Kingsford Smith, with ... More »

22 Mar 2011

Dean Semler AM ACS ASC

Dean Semler AM ACS ASC

Born in Renmark, South Australia in 1943, Dean started as a TV-Studio cameraman at Adelaide's ABC-TV. He then moved to the news department and began s... More »

22 Mar 2011

Don McAlpine ACS ASC

Don McAlpine ACS ASC

On a school cultural excursion in the late 1950s to the ABC-TV Gore Hill, Don McAlpine discovered the News Office. There was a door, 'News Supervisor'... More »

22 Mar 2011

Dr Jim Frazier OAM ACS

Dr Jim Frazier OAM ACS

Jim Frazier OAM ACS is a highly regarded pioneer of wildlife cinematography.   Jim's life reads like the ultimate Australian success story. A heart-... More »

22 Mar 2011

Edwin Scragg ACS (1940-1997)

Edwin Scragg ACS (1940-1997)

Edwin Scragg born in South London Oct 31, 1940 and died March 1, 1997 in the garden of his Brisbane home, doing the impossible as usual. In this case... More »

22 Mar 2011

 
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