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Monday 8th May 2023
National Awards Update
Saturday night at Sydney's iconic Luna Park the ACS community celebrated the best in cinematography from across the country and beyond. Hosted by the inimitable Ray Martin AM, here are some of the highlights.
National President Erika Addis and Vice-President Carolyn Constantine ACS receive bouquets for their massive contribution to the 2023 National Awards.
Ray Martin AM gets proceedings underway
There were 3 new inductees into the ACS Hall of Fame.
Hall of Fame
David Gribble ACS

Laurence McManus ACS

Robert Krasker BSC ASC

Life Membership
Mark Evans    Previous S.A. Branch President/ Vice-Pesident
For 35 years plus, Mark has worked tirelessly both as a committee member and elected office bearer for the South Australian Branch.
Richard Chataway ACS
Richard has done an excellent job as the website development manager, overseeing the re-design and re-build of the ACS website. This has proven to be a substantial task but Richard has approached this role with a great deal of purpose, care and innovation.

He has been a staunch supporter of the ACS through his company Anifex; an S.A. State Gold Sponsor for over twenty years.

Richard has also been instrumental in developing the careers of numerous S.A. cinematographers including Milli Award winner Joe Rossiter ACS and Joanne Bouzianis Sellick, both of whom he trained and mentored.

James Cunningham
James is best known for his contribution as Managing Editor of AC Magazine for most of the last 8 years.
Continually striving to enhance the quality, expand the readership, and provide exciting and viable opportunity for advertisers and sponsors, he took the AC magazine to new heights.

Mandy Walker AM ACS ASC, Stephen Windon ACS ASC and Russell Boyd AO ACS ASC enjoy the night.

NSW Members successful in 2023 National Awards
Heartfelt congratulations to our NSW members who took home the following awards at Saturday nights Nationals.
2. Student Cinematography
Gold Plaque     Jonathon Le Grice
Echoes of Darkness
Echoes of Darkness
7. Current Affairs
Gold Tripod     Mathew Marsic
Pacific Capture
Pacific Capture
8. Entertainment & TV Magazine
Gold Tripod    Dave May
Distinction     Casimir Dickson ACS
Andrea Lam Live at Sydney Opera House
Silent Without the Sun
Andrea Lam Live at Sydney Opera House
9. Art, Innovation and Specialised Cinematography
Distinction     Susan Stitt ACS
The Exchange
The Exchange
11. Branded Content, Education & Events
Gold      Matthew Allard ACS
Culinary Journey with Marriott Bonvoy
13. Commercials - National / International
Distinction      James L Brown ACS
Destination NSW - Feel
20. Drama Series
Gold Tripod    Jules O'Loughlin ACS ASC
Distinction     Tyson Perkins
The Old Man - S1 E4
Mystery Road: Origin - S3 E5
The Old Man
22. Feature Films - Budget $2m and Over
Gold Tripod    Mandy Walker AM ACS ASC
Distinction     Stephen F Windon ACS ASC
The Gray Man

The Milli for the ACS Cinematographer of the Year
Mandy Walker AM ACS ASC
Mandy celebrating her Milli Award with Guest of Honour Russell Boyd AO ACS ASC
All Awards Images courtesy of Mikayla Grosse unless otherwise credited
As the first woman to ever win the Milli Award, Mandy was extremely proud to pose with other passionate women cinematographers and ACS members attending.
Image courtesy of Phill Erbacher
JOHN LEAKE OAM ACS Award for an EMERGING CINEMATOGRAPHER supported by Panavision
Joanna Cameron
Joanna Cameron accepting her Award from ACS National President Erika Addis and Nic Godoy (National Sales & Marketing Manager at Panavision Australia).
National Judges Merit Award Sony Camera Prize
Jonathon Le Grice
Echoes of Darkness
Technical & Innovation Achievement Award
Mark Ruff
Avatar Factory - Cyberscanning

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New South Wales Gold Sponsors
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New South Wales Silver Sponsors
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National Major Sponsor
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National Diamond Sponsor
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National Platinum Sponsors
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National Gold Sponsors
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National ACS CineKids Sponsor
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National Bronze Sponsors
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National Supporters
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