ACS NSW Focus 15th October 2018


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In this Issue:

October Drop In
Awards Bookings Open
ASE Movie Night

October Drop In

Martin McGrath ACS

Our guest for the October Drop In will be Martin McGrath ACS. One of Australia's foremost cinematographers, Martin's body of work includes Muriel's Wedding, Children of the Revolution, The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Danny Deckchair, Packed to the Rafters, Jack Irish, Rake and many many more.
Martin will screen and discuss two of his recent projects, Dance Academy: The Movie which follows the original Dance Academy TV show and Riot, a film based on the history of the first Sydney Mardi Gras.
As usual there will be a Q&A so don't miss this great opportunity to hear from Martin McGrath ACS, one of Australia's finest cinematographers.

Thursday 18th October at ACS HQ (address below). Doors open at 6pm with Martin's presentation starting at around 6:45pm.

2018 NSW and ACT Awards for Cinematography - Bookings Open

Bookings for the 2018 NSW and ACT Awards for Cinematography are open so reserve your seat now at this great ACS night.
With nearly 300 entries spread over 19 categories there will be a lot to see. The quality of the work gets better each year and the competition is tough but as always there are Awards to be won so make a date for November 3rd, enjoy and evening with your peers and see what they've been shooting.

Our special guest for the evening is Ray Argyll ACS and our ever popular MC will be journalist and entertainment personality Ray Martin AM.

ACS NSW and ACT would like to thank our sponsors and all those who have helped to make this annual event a highlight of the ACS calendar.

Tickets are not issued, names checked in at the door. If you wish to use direct debit or for further information please contact Marianne Wakeley

Saturday 3rd November 2018 at 6:00pm
SMC Conference & Function Centre
Cnr Goulburn and Castlereagh Streets, Sydney, NSW 2000


Accreditation - Congratulations

The ACS Accreditation Panel met on the weekend to view member submissions.

National President Ron Johanson OAM ACS is pleased to announce that five NSW members were successful and are now Accredited.

Well done and congratulations to:

Ashley Barron ACS
Josh Flavell ACS
Joel Froome ACS
Tania Lambert ACS
Tim Tregoning ACS

A Postcard from Roger Lanser ACS

Roger chimes in from somewhere on the globe and showcases his team:

Photos include

2nd AC's - Lisa Cushing and Alana Ralf
Grips; Dean Garro and Brian Pribble with Roger Lanser ACS
Kevin Campbell and Brendan Shaw ACS camera operators with Grip, Brian Pribble doing 1 track 2 dollies.

Greetings from Canada

ASE Movie Night

A (semi) regular event where editors show and discuss their work.

After a bit of a dry spell, ASE Movie Night! returns this October with a big splash.

The power, the mystery, the soul of the ocean…
The novel they said couldn't be filmed…


Dany Cooper ASE will dive into her edit for this film,
which "Swirls with soul and beauty" (Luke Buckmaster, The Guardian).

AFTRS Main Theatre

Dany & associate editor Laurie Hughes will be talking from 8.00pm


Industry Certificate: Camera Assisting
Learn the essential skills to be an asset on the camera team of any film or TV production. Taught by director of photography Caroline Constantine ACS, you'll work with industry standard equipment (ARRI and SONY) in AFTRS state-of-the-art studios.
Starts 19th Nov, 3 weeks, Mon – Fri. ENROLLING NOW

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Industry Certificate: Camera Assisting »

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