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VALE ~ John Moncrieff Bale ACS (c1940 - 2015)

The Australian Cinematographers Society has lost one of its founding fathers this week. John Bale ACS passed away on November 12th 2015 after a long b... More »

18 Nov 2015

VALE - Charles Pierre (Peter) Donnelly ACS (1935 - 2015)

It is with great sadness I advise you of the passing of one of our greats, a true pioneer in every sense of the word - Peter Donnelly ACS. We have inc... More »

10 Nov 2015

VALE Trevor Hone 1952 - 2015

I'm sorry to inform you of the passing of Trevor Hone, one of Queensland's most esteemed cinematographers, who passed away in the Philipines after a s... More »

31 Aug 2015

VALE ~ Margaret Anne Smith

Sadly the dedicated independent filmmaker, Margaret Anne Smith, passed away in Sydney on 18 May 2015. The National Executive of the ACS and our mem... More »

18 Jun 2015

VALE ~ Andrew Lesnie ACS ASC (1956-2015)

It is with overwhelming sadness that I inform you of the passing of our dear friend and colleague Andrew Lesnie ACS ASC, who after suffering a ... More »

28 Apr 2015

VALE ~ John Victor Daniell AM ACS

There will be a "life celebration" on to celebrate John Victor Daniell AM ACS, and given his long association with the ACS members have ... More »

10 Apr 2015

Vale Ted Roberts 1931-2015

It is with great sadness we report to Guild members that Ted Roberts, the well-known television writer and producer, died of cancer on Monday, 23 Febr... More »

23 Feb 2015

VALE ~ John McInerney

Following a long battle with illness, broadcast industry veteran John McInerney passed away on Sunday, January 18, 2015. He was 62. Born September... More »

18 Jan 2015

VALE ~ Les Wasley BEM (1928 - 2014) - ACS Hall of FAME 2013

Funeral Service Details: Les Wasley BEM & Daughter Lindy Sacret Heart Catholic CHurch 1 Keenan Street Mona Vale Tuesday 9th December 11.oo... More »

1 Dec 2014

VALE ~ Miles Moulson 1940 ~ 2014

Miles Moulson Funeral Friday 31 Oct 2014 Midday Ann Wilson Funerals Cnr Barrenjoey Road & Darley Street Mona Vale NSW 210... More »

27 Oct 2014

VALE ~ Ted Taylor ACS

Ted Taylor, ACS Accredited Member number #6, passed away 25 September 2014 at the age of 96. He was never an 'old man'. He remained mentally alert... More »

25 Sep 2014

Vale ~ Peter Menzies Snr ACS

With great sadness we share the news that Peter Menzies Snr. ACS passed away peacefully yesterday at his home in the Southern Highlands. In respect... More »

4 Sep 2014

VALE ~ Arthur Stanley Cambridge (1937 ~ 2014)

It is with great sadness I inform you all of the passing of one of the true icons of our industry. Arthur Cambridge. But he was more than that; he was... More »

23 Jun 2014

Vale ~ Tom Jefferson, Memorial Service 8th June 2014, Tamarama Surf Club

The ACS is saddened by the loss of former AFTRS student, father, husband, environmentalist, photographer, cinematographer and friend to so many, who w... More »

2 Jun 2014

Vale ~ Gordon Willis ASC (28 May 1931~18 May 2014)

On May 18 legendary Cinematographer, "Prince of Darkness" Gordon Willis, ASC passed away after complications due to cancer. He was 82, surrounded by l... More »

18 May 2014



It is with great sadness that I advise the membership of the sad passing of one of our original ACS founding members, Raeburn Trindall ACS. Beloved... More »

12 May 2014

Vale ~ Ian Seymour Turtill (Turtz)

Ian passed away peacefully on 19 April 2014 at home, age 61. Very much loved by his late parents Kenneth and Margaret, his late brother Paul, his ... More »

19 Apr 2014

Vale ~ Martin Sharp

That is how Geoff Burton ACS and I set out for AC Magazine issue# 61 Encounter. Indeed I considered it an honour to be interviewed by such a fellow c... More »

23 Mar 2014

VALE ~ Wendy Hughes

VALE ~ Wendy Hughes

She will be remembered by all those who came into contact with her as one of the finest actors of her generation. Hughes won the AFI award for best... More »

9 Mar 2014

VALE - Drew Llewelyn ACS 10 December 1960 - 5 February 2014

With well over 30 years experience as a cinematographer, filming Summer and Winter Olympics, triathlons, surfing, world athletics and swimming champio... More »

5 Feb 2014

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