NSW-based DOP Russell Bacon has won the 2002 MILLI award for Australian cinematographer of the year for his work on the mini-series My Brother Jack, at the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) national awards, held in Sydney on May 11.
Rising Sun Pictures Tony Clark won the Golden Tripod for best feature film for Tempted, with Mandy Walker earning a distinction for her work on Lantana.
Russell Bacon also won a Golden Tripod in the Telefeatures, TV Drama and Miniseries category for My Brother Jack, with Tristan Milani (The Road from Coorain) and Kim Batterham (One Night the Moon) taking distinctions.
The awards were presented by actor Jack Thompson who was made an honorary member of the society. In his speech, Thompson said the cinematographer was “the actor’s best friend”.
By Staff Writers, Encore.