Australian Cinematographers Society Victoria and Tasmanian Awards
Congratulations to the seven Tasmanian cinematographers who were honoured at the ACS' Victoria and Tasmania Awards Night on Saturday, 15 November, 2014.
Joe Shemesh won two Gold Awards in the Wildlife and Nature category for Mountain Air - Valley Mist and Sixteen Legs.
Pawel Achtel won Gold in the Experimental and Specialised Cinematography category for his 3D underwater photography of the Coral Sea.
Mark Dobbin was awarded Gold in the International News category for Aid Relief - on the recovery of the Philippines after the recent typhoon. He also won Silver in Current Affairs for The Gift of Sight - about the work of the Fred Hollows Foundation in Nepal.
Peter Curtis won Gold in the TV Magazine and Lifestyle category for an ABC Landline segment on irrigation in Tasmania.
Trent Butler was awarded Silver in the Current Affairs category for an Al Jazeera feature, Locked Up Warriors.
Beau Molloy took out two Silver Awards - one in TV Magazine and Lifestyle a CNN feature on horse racing in Japan - Winning Post Japan; and the other in the Documentary Cinema/TV category for Cocoa-nomics - on child slavery in Ivory Coast's cocoa plantations.
Andrew Quail won Bronze for City By the Sea.
All the Gold Award winners will be in contention to win a Golden Tripod trophy at the ACS National Awards, which will be held in Tasmania for the first time, at MONA in May, 2015.