Rodrigo Vidal Dawson

State / Territory
New South Wales
Membership Type
Honey Pictures


  • Cinematographer
  • Second Unit Cinematographer
  • Camera Operator


  • High Speed
  • Underwater


  • Advertising
  • Documentary
  • Feature Film
  • Music Video
  • Sport
  • TV Drama
  • Wildlife & Nature
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Rodrigo is a Sydney based Cinematographer and a graduate of The Australian Film Television & Radio School. His experience encompasses a wide range of narrative, commercial, art and documentary projects.

In his work Rodrigo seeks to discover the dramatic and personal ‘spirit’ of a story and tell this story in pictures. Rodrigo shot his first 4 feature films "Observance , Skin Deep , Indigo Lake & Harmony" has just gone into post, set for a 2018 release.

Prior to studying cinematography Rodrigo spent 13 years working his way up the ranks in the camera department, undergoing an intensive apprenticeship on feature films, television, documentary series and commercials under the guidance of some of the world’s top cinematographers, both here and Abroad.

Rodrigo's work has screened at numerous international film festivals.

Outside of the Film Industry. Rodrigo has travelled extensively and Studied Story at the Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile

Specialties:Professional Cinematographer specializing in Feature Films, Commercials, Documentaries,TV Drama Series, TVCs, Short Films, Music Video Clips,, Green Screen, Shooting for Visual Effects, Aerial and Underwater Filming/Photography. Stills Photography.

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