SA eNews Special Bulletin January 2015 - Lawn Bowls Night Feb 6

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News Camera Lawn Bowls Night

The SA branch is putting on a special Night at Adelaide Lawn Bowls Club on Friday, February 6th @ 1830 to 2130 on Dequetteville Tce.

We are inviting all news cammos, members or not, to come along for a bowl, a nibbles and a New Year drink and to meet up with some of our members.

This promises to be a fun night so RSVP to by January 31 so we can cater for you properly. If you're a news cammo and aren't a member please let us know when you RSVP.

Please note: flat shoes only on the bowling greens.

Click below to view a map of the bowls club:

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One thing I forgot to mention at our recent ARRI Amira night was Stefan Sedelmier spoke about the new ARRI M8 lensless HMI's. You can check out these powerful, impressive units at Psycholites.

Ian Linton from Psycholites demonstrates one of his ARRI M8's.

Adelaide Aerial Footage

Have you shot aerial footage of the Adelaide suburbs recently?

Would you be willing to sell some stock footage of aerial footage of the Adelaide suburbs? Would need to be HD.

Contact the Producer, Kirsty Stark, if you have the footage and own copyright of it and are willing to sell it:

Something interesting to read....

Rod Bolton recently sent me this fascinating, truthful chat from top DoPs, including our very own aussie, Dion Beebe. Check it out!

Welcome to our 1st ACS CineKids?

Welcome to Finnan McEvoy & Ethan Chambers our first two ACS CineKid members we look forward to meeting them in person at one of our events.

If you know someone who might like to join please encourage them to join our newest membership category. - ACS CineKids - has been created to encourage and foster interested kids up to the age of 15 years to participate and take an active hands-on approach to Cinematography.

An ACS CineKids Member is a young person, 15 years or under, who has a passion for cameras and filmmaking. ACS CineKids will receive a Welcome Pack with a membership certificate, membership card, note pad and pen, access to our E news both National & State, and various screenings and workshops, along with mentoring from our ACS cinematographers.

To find out more and how to join ACS CineKids click on the following link:

ACS Membership Categories »

ACS Merchandise available

Our lastest design, also has an ACS logo on the back!

ACS Hoodie $35
ACS Spray Jacket $60
ACS Ladies Tees $30 Cool New design
ACS Mens Tees $25 Cool New design
ACS Tees $20 Original design
ACS Cap $20
ACS Beanie $15
ACS Mug $6 Pen $6 Notebook $3

Upcoming Dates

2015 events to come including Colour Grading, Drones, New Lighting and more. Maybe you can suggest something?

February 2 Committee Meeting

February 6 Lawn Bowls Night

March 2 Committee Meeting

April 6 Committee Meeting

May 1 Awards Reception at Government House Hobart
May 2 2015 ACS National Awards in Tasmania at MONA in Hobart!
May 3 National AGM in Hobart

May 11 Committee Meeting

May 29 Sponsorship Proposals Distribution & Invoice for Membership Renewals

June 1 Committee Meeting

June 30 Membership Fees Due

July 1 Accreditation Submissions Open & Call for Committee Nominations

July 6 Committee Meeting

July 31 Accreditation Submissions Close

August 10 SA AGM

August 14 SA/WA Award Entry Opens

August 21 Chase Sponsorship Assets

September 18 SA/WA Award Entry Closes

September 7 Committee Meeting

September 26, 27 & 28 SA/WA Awards Judging & Deadline for Sponsorship Assets

September 29 Award Ticket Sales Open

October 5 Committee Meeting

October 23 Deadline for Award Tickets

October 31 2015 35th Annual SA/WA ACS Awards for Cinematography in Adelaide

November 5 Committee Meeting

December 7 Committee Meeting

December 14 Christmas Drinks

ACS SA Branch Facebook page

The ACS SA branch has its own Facebook page.

We will use this page to advertise upcoming events, as well as create photo albums of Awards and Trade Nights.

To become a fan, go to the link below and click the 'like' button.

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ACS merchandise is available from ACS HQ Manager:
Note: prices include GST

A special run of Ladies Tees with the new design are available:
Size 10 - 92cm
Size 12 - 96 cm
Size 14 - 104cm
Size 16 - 110cm
Mens sizes, new design:
Small - 106cm
Medium - 112cms
Large - 116cms
XL - 122cms
XXL - 128cms

If you are in Sydney go and check out our HQ, it has a wonderful camera archive, a great library, wonderful coffee, free internet, access to computers with Final Cut and more. HQ can also be hired to shoot interviews etc and it's conveniently located in Ridge St North Sydney with a parking station opposite, just contact ACS HQ Manager: or assistant manager Richard Wilmot to make sure someone will be there to show you around.

New AFTRS courses for 2015

Next year, AFTRS is offering all new courses, from online introductory awards to a three-year BA and two Masters degrees.

Their two new introductory courses provide a basic 6 week intro to film or radio. They are entirely delivered online, so they are available to anyone wherever they live and whatever their work hours. They do not require merit selection: they are opent to anyone to enrol.

So why not check out what AFTRS has to offer at


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