Australian Cinematographers Society
- To further the advancement of cinematography in all fields and give due recognition to the outstanding work performed by Australian cinematographers.
- To keep members abreast of the latest technology with new equipment demonstrations and ideas through meetings and seminars.
- To provide a forum for cinematographers to meet with other members of the industry to discuss and exchange ideas, promote friendship and better understanding of each other's industry role.
Its first president was Syd Wood.
In May 2012, the ACS published a coffee table book, The Shadowcatchers: A history of Cinematography in Australia. (see external links)
The ACS presents awards for achievements in cinematography, including the Golden Tripod (the ACS's highest award for excellence), and the Milli Award to its Cinematographer of the Year.
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