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WA ACS Branch General Meeting

Date: Saturday 9th September
Time: 1PM

Location: City of Vincent Community Centre - Djilba - First Spring Room

ACS Members only

It's time to elect our WA committee for 23/24.

To be elected to our committee, it is a requirement to fill in a nomination form which is required to be submitted 7 days before our BGM is held. The nomination form also allows you to nominate for the positions of President, 2 x Vice Presidents, Treasurer, Assist Treasurer, Secretary and Assist Secretary, Newsletter Editor or as a committee member. Please note: only financial Accredited, Full, Active, Life & Retired ACS members are Corporate Members and eligible to nominate or vote for the committee or on any resolutions.

Our committee meetings are generally held on a Thursday night of the month (we get January off) starting at 7:30pm, and when the committee is in the busier season, we hold the meetings over zoom. There's a great bunch of dedicated volunteers on the committee and although we are dealing with the business of the ACS and our own events, the meetings are still fun. Check out who's currently on the committee HERE.

Please download a 2023 WA Branch Committee Nomination form HEREplease note you'll need other WA members to Propose and Second your nomination. If you can't attend the BGM you can still have a vote by downloading a 2023 WA Branch Proxy form HERE. Fill in the form/s and email it to:
[email protected]
Join us on Thursday the 7th of September for our next ACS WA event.

Our next drop in will be a workshop highlighting an integral part of a cinematographers job. On the 7th of September we will be holding a
run by some of Perth's leading camera assistants working in the industry today. 

This workshop will facilitate a space in which emerging filmmakers can learn more about the camera department and what it takes to be a 1st AC, 2nd AC, Video Split op or camera intern and what to expect on the job. 

Date:  7th of September 2023
Time:  6pm
Location: Fridays Studios, 13 Old Aberdeen Pl, West Perth WA 6005
Free for ACS Members. $10 for non-members
Thinking of Applying for ACS Accreditation ?
If you are thinking of applying for ACS Accreditation this year please be aware that the window for 2023 opens for three weeks only on September 1 and closes September 21.

May I take this opportunity to encourage you to start thinking about getting your submission together and passing it by your Accredited President for advice well before then, preferably in July or August. This process helps minimise the Assessment panel having to look at submissions that are "not up to scratch". Please don't leave it to the last minute as it's a busy time of the ACS year.

Accreditation assessments are not a mystery. The process involves a panel of ten ACS Accredited cinematographers, who work across as many genres as possible, gathered together (COVID willing) to assess the work. The submitted works of the applying cinematographers are screened and assessed before voting on each submission by secret ballot. To gain Accreditation a minimum of 8 of the panel of 10 must vote in the positive. It's tough but if the work is considered a high enough standard you should get through.

It's best you check out the ACS Accreditation page on our website so you make sure you qualify to apply and read the guidelines.
WA ACS Facebook & Instagram Pages
Are you following our Facebook & Instagram pages?

You can keep up to date with what's happening in the ACS WA Branch and members can submit their own contributions to the ACS WA Branch committee.

Simply click the links below and keep up to date with all things cinematography in WA.

September 1 to 21 - Accreditation Application window 

September 7 - Camera Assistant Workshop

September 9 - ACS WA Branch General Meeting

September 8 to 10 - 43rd SA & WA ACS Awards for Cinematography Judging

October 13, 14 & 15 - Accreditation Assessments @ ACS HQ

October 28 - 43rd Annual SA & WA ACS Awards for Cinematography @ Hotel Grand Chancellor in Hindley St Adelaide

November 26 - National AGM via Zoom
May 4 - 54th National ACS Awards for Cinematography in Queensland 

August 1 to 21 - Awards Entry Window

September 1 to 21 - Accreditation Application window 



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