andy taylor acs

cinematographer - drone pilot

sydney - australia

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Andy Taylor is a freelance director of photography and CASA licensed drone pilot based in Sydney. 


In 2002 he was granted accreditation by the Australian Cinematographers Society - the highest honour that is bestowed on an ACS member. His cinematography has been recognised with thirty ACS Awards and six prestigious Walkley Awards for Cinematography.

With 30 years of experience, working in more than 100 countries, Andy is considered one of Australia’s most respected and reliable cinematographers, he works quickly and efficiently, delivering the highest production standards.

In 2021 Andy’s work was recognised with the following awards for cinematography:

  • ACS Awards NSW - The Ross Wood Jnr ACS - Judges Award for Best Entry for "Exposed - The Ghost Train Fire"

  • ACS Awards NSW - Gold  Award - documentaries category for "Exposed - The Ghost Train Fire" for ABC-TV.

  • ACS Awards NSW - Gold Award - commercials - local/regional for “Destination NSW - Nel Restaraunt"

  • ACS Awards NSW - Silver Award - TV station breaks and promos for "Today - Men In Black" for Nine.

  • Walkley Award - Winner - Best Cinematography for “Exposed - The Ghost Train Fire”.

  • ​Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism - Winner - Best Camerawork for “Exposed - The Ghost Train Fire”.


He owns and operates the very latest cutting-edge equipment including the new Arri Alexa Mini LF camera with Signature Prime lenses, the Canon Cinema EOS C500mkii full frame camera and DJI Inspire 2 drone with Cinema DNG and Pro Res license.


Andy is a Canon Cinema EOS Ambassador and a SanDisk Professional Academy Mentor. 




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