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Andy Taylor ACS - Director of Photography

Andy Taylor is an ACS accredited cinematographer and CASA certified drone pilot.

 

He started his career working in the ABC's Cinecamera Department during the late 1980's. Now with over 30 years of experience Andy is considered one of Australia's most respected, reliable and versatile cinematographers having filmed a wide variety of productions throughout Australia and in over 110 countries and territories on every continent.
 

Based in Sydney he specialises in filming documentaries, commercial productions, network promotions and dramatised re-enactments. Andy's international and domestic clients include: Netflix, National Geographic, Disney+ and CBS 60 Minutes (USA) BBC Studios, ITV and Grain Media (UK), Tourism Australia, Queensland Tourism, IN-Films, Ray Martin Media and Australian broadcasters: Nine, Seven, SBS & ABC-TV.

His work on the documentary series "Exposed - The Ghost Train Fire" which is currently streaming on Netflix was recently ranked in the Top 10 shows globally: Australia 3rd, USA 4th, and UK 5th.

Andy owns and operates the very latest cutting-edge equipment including 4 Netflix approved cinema cameras: the Arri Alexa Mini LF with Arri Signature Prime lenses and the Canon Cinema EOS C500mk2, C70 and R5C cameras, along with 14 Canon cine-prime and l-series zoom lenses.

 

He fly’s the Mavic 3 Pro Cine drone with RC Pro controller and holds a CASA remote pilots license, operators certificate, radio operators certificate and a CASA RPAS.0798 approval to operate within the Sydney Harbour R405A/B restricted airspace.

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Granted ACS accreditation by the Australian Cinematographers Society in 2002, Andy's work has now been recognised with over 30 ACS Awards and 6 prestigious Walkley Awards for cinematography.

In 2021/22 Andy won with the following cinematography awards:

·    ACS Awards - Judges Award for Best Entry – "Exposed - The Ghost Train Fire" for ABC-TV.

·    ACS Awards - Gold Award - Documentaries – "Exposed - The Ghost Train Fire" for ABC-TV.

·    ACS Awards - Gold Award - Commercials (local/regional) - “Destination NSW - Nel".

·    ACS Awards - Silver Award - TV Station Breaks and Promos - "Today - Men In Black".

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

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

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