National eNews ~ December 2016


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National eNews ~ 1st December 2016

Editor: Lizz Vernon

Our Fearless Leader Ron Johanson OAM ACS

Our Fearless leader Ron Johanson OAM ACS has been flat out zigzagging across the country for the ACS Awards Season.

Ron is now taking a few moments to settle into his new home base in WA.

As you have all come to expect the standard of Awards in each State and Territory presentation was extremely high and the opportunity for members to gather together and celebrate their colleagues' wonderful work is always a delight.

Included below you'll find several links to the various awards nights, photos and their results, our congratulations to all involved.

Whilst celebrating locally we also had members across the globe celebrating further Australian wins, with Greig Fraser ACS ASC taking out the Gold Frog in the Camerimage Main competition this year for Lion Congratulations Greig.

Still to come are The AACTA Awards, with the winners of the 6th AACTA Awards presented by Foxtel to be announced across two major events in Sydney at The Star Event Centre:
~ The 6th AACTA Awards presented by Foxtel | Industry Luncheon presented by Blue Post on Monday 5 December

Once again we take this opportunity to wish all the best to our ACS nominees. For any ACS members wishing to attend you can click through to purchase tickets HERE

As the year draws to a close there is still a few amazing happenings, one of which Warwick Field ACS and Katie Milwright ACS will be attending THE EQUITY SUMMIT 2016: GENDER ON THE AGENDA. Together they will be representing the ACS, and will provide an insight as to what was discussed, so we look forward to bringing you more on that next month.

....but first, if you weren't lucky enough to attend the NSW/ACT Awards recently, here's a little ditty from one particular Gold winner, Dale Alexander Bremner who surprised everyone with a poem when he accepted his award !

Wishing you all the best for the remainder of 2016

Seasons Greetings,


To all my fellow Cines

To all MY fellow cines,
I thank you from my heart...
You are the commanders of our light
The sculptors of our art

To all YOU fellow cines
The established, with whom I see...
You never fail to push the limits
And raise the bar for me

To all my brother cines
The ones who changed the game...
May your touch never solder
May no storm extinguish flame

To all my sister cines
Your worth your weight in gold...
No profession is more suiting
No limit to what you hold

To all my hatching cines
Who's egg is yet to break...
Patience is the nest
And ego is your snake

To all my emerging cines
Always dream to be inspired...
Shoot from within to become
And never to acquire

To all our cine partners
The true stick behind the seems...
Without your patience to hold us up
We could never paint these dreams


To all our resting cines
From Andrew to Conrad Hall...

Your light still shines and shows the path
For more than just us all.

Thank you

~ Dale Alexander Bremner

ACS Gold Award Winner, Cinematographer & Poet ~ Dale Alexander Bremner


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