Recording Media News

Andrew Commis ACS Wins Australian Cinematographer of the Year at Fujifilm Sponsored ACS National Awards

Fujifilm Australia was again the major sponsor of the Australian Cinematographers Society National Awards, held this year at the ANZ Pavilion, Victorian Arts Centre.

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Topics: australian film industry, Andrew Commis, Awards

Oscar Winning Slumdog Millionare DOP Anthony DOD Mantle BSC DFF Tours Australia Courtesy of ACS and Fujifilm

Anthony Dod Mantle, the Oscar winning DOP on Slumdog Millionaire, was recently invited to tour Australia and speak at various screenings of the film by the ACS and Fujifilm. In what turned out to be a very successful, eventful and fun filled trip ADM, as he is known to his friends, was accompanied by ACS President Ron Johanson.

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Topics: fujifilm australia, ACS, Awards

Australian DOP Velinda Wardell Wins Fujifilm Best Student Short Award at Cinegear Expo 2008 Film Series

Upcoming Australian DOP Velinda Wardell has won the FUJIFILM Best Student Short Award at the recent Cinegear Expo 2008 Film Series in Los Angeles. The award was for Wardell’s work on ‘Tatterson’ which was directed by Michaela Danby and designed by Mitchell Seeto.

The Film Series at Cine Gear Expo - A Tribute to the Visual Art of Filmmaking, comprised screenings of films based on their illumination of the visual art forms in filmmaking, such as cinematography, art design, set and costume design, and featured a Student Short Film Competition, the Independent Short Film Competition, and the new Independent Feature Film Competition. The winner in each category received one of the three production prize packages for use in LA sponsored by FUJIFILM, Deluxe Labs, Kresser Communications, Mole Richardson Co, Pro 8mm and The Camera House, with Wardell’s prize including $2,500 of FUJIFILM stock.

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Topics: Cinegear Expo, Fujifilm Best Student Short Award, Awards