Reel

//Reel//

Stills

//Stills//

Drama

//Drama//

HUNGER

Director: Stephen McCallum
Producer: Dan Prichard
The Voices Project - FRESH INK ATYP 2013

I N F E R N O

Director: Stephen McCallum
Producer: Juhyun Pak
AFTRS 2011
ACS Logo

*Won Gold ACS Award for Student Cinematography - 2012.

Cameraimage Logo

*Nominated for Laszlo Kovacs Award - 2012 CamerImage Film Festival.

*Won Nicholas Baudin prize for Best Short Film - 2012 St Tropez Antipodes Film Festival
*Official Selection - 2012 Cannès Cinema Antipodes.
*Official Selection - 2012 Revelation Film Festival.
*Nominated for 2012 Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Golden Reel Awards.

TODAY

Director: Brendan Galinie
Producer: Lee-Ann Simon
METRO SCREEN 2012

COMPULSION

Director: David Edwardz
Producer: Juhyun Pak
AFTRS 2012

Bio, Awards & Education

//Bio//

Tim

Following a brief career in print advertising, Tim Barnsley began shooting in 2008.

He is an Australian based Cinematographer who has studied in Sydney with AFTRS earning a Graduate Diploma of Cinematography and in Canada with the Emily Carr Insititute.

Tim started out as a 2nd Camera Assistant, loading film on TV Commercials and TV Drama. He started shooting in 2008 working his way through short films and TV commercials.

In 2011 while at AFTRS, Tim shot the acclaimed short INFERNO which screened at Cameraimage in Poland, Cann├ęs & St Tropez France and won him a Gold ACS Award.

While in between shoots he has taken opportunities to teach film making. He has taught Camera Techniques in Florence, Italy with the New York Film Academy and AFTRS in Sydney.

Tim has worked in Sydney in Commercials, Vancouver Canada in Art Film, Florence Italy shooting Documentaries, and Los Angeles USA for the A&E Network.

His passion for Cinematography lies in dramatic narratives, stories in which character stakes are high.

Tim's awards include:


- Gold ACS NSW/ACT Awards 2013
- Gold ACS Award National Awards 2013
- Gold ACS Award NSW/ACT Awards 2012
- Nicholas Baudin Prize Best Short Film St Tropez Antipodes Film Festival
- High Achievement in Cinematography AFTRS
- Professional Conduct AFTRS

//Awards//

Gold Award NSW / ACT- Music Video

Australian Cinematographers Society ACS, Sydney Australia
2013

Gold Award National- Student Cinematography

Australian Cinematographers Society ACS, Sydney Australia
2013

Gold Award NSW/ACT- Student Cinematography

Australian Cinematographers Society ACS, Sydney Australia
2012

High Achievement in Cinematography

Australian Film Television & Radio School AFTRS, Sydney Australia
2011

Professional Conduct in Cinematography

Australian Film Television & Radio School AFTRS, Sydney Australia
2011

Travel scholarship

Sydney College of the Arts SCA University of Sydney, Sydney Australia

//Education//

Australian Film Television & Radio School AFTRS, Sydney Australia
2011

Graduate Diploma of Cinematography

Sydney College of the Arts SCA University of Sydney, Sydney Australia
2008-2010

Bachelor of Visual Arts - Film and Digital Art Major

TAFE North Sydney Institute, Sydney Australia
2001-2002

Certificate IV - Film and Television Production

TVC

//TVC//

Let's Insure - The F Word

Dir: Matty Limpus
Producer: Lee-Ann Simon
Studio 33 2013

Singing Doctor - URSA Clemenger

Director: Stephen McCallum
Producer: Aragorn Fenton
The Precinct Studios 2013

Unibet - Keeping You on Track

Director: Matty Limpus
Producer: Lee-Ann Simon
Studio 33 2013

Foxtel - DRTV TVC

Director: Matty Limpus
Producer: Lee-Ann Simon
Studio 33 2013

OPSM - Love Letters

Director: Stephen McCallum
Producer: James Whitehill
MAVEN PRODUCTIONS 2012

Accenture - Be Greater than You Imagined

Director: Ben Rollison
Producer: James Whitehill
MAVEN PRODUCTIONS 2012

News & Inspiration

//News & Inspiration//

National ACS Awards

National ACS Awards

Me with my wife Bridgette and Toby Oliver ACS.

National ACS Awards

Me with Geoff Boyle FBKS

Last weekend we attended the National ACS awards at Old Parliament House in Canberra. It was a great weeekend of events, we saw a 35mm print of Predator with Q&A with Don McAlpine and it was topped off with a win for Best National Student Cinematographer. Thank you to the ACS for a great weekend and the Panavision Team for having us at their table.


Hunger Launch

Hunger

Our film Hunger, made as part of The Voices Project, is launching today online. Here is a peek behind the scenes.


INFERNO playing at Shorts Film Festival 2013

Shorts Festival

Inferno is playing at the 2013 Shorts Festival in Adelaide from April 27th to May 4th. Check it out!


Interview for TVP Polish News at CamerImage Festival

TVP Interview

I was contacted by the organisers of the CamerImage festival to conduct and interview with TVP, the national Polish Television network. As far as I could tell it was for their morning news program which was covering the event.


Gold Award - Student Cinematography ACS Awards

ACS Awards

I am very pleased to announce that I won a Gold Award in the Student Cinematography Category at the Australian Cinematographers Society Awards. I can't thank all of our collaborators on the film enough.


I N F E R N O wins at St Tropez Antipodes Film Festival

St Tropez Antipodes

INFERNO has taken out the Nicholas Baudin prize for Best Short Film at the St Tropez Antipodes Film Festival. Congratulations team another well deserved award.


I N F E R N O is in competition at CameraImage 2012

Pluscameraimage.tv

I'm excited to announce that INFERNO is playing as part of the Student Etudes Competition at Plus CameraImage International Cinematography Film Festival. I will be attending the competition, and hoping to meet with some of my favorite cinematographers and attend some masterclasses.


Mike Jones discusses bringing concept and complexity back to visuals

MikeJones.tv

The ever inspising Mike Jones, who was a lecturer of mine at AFTRS, proposes 5 concepts critial to producing cinema that provokes the audience. I have been contemplating these ideas and applying them to my work in an effort to raise the stakes of the story.


Shooting Fragments of Friday

Fragments of Friday

October brings some more exciting projects, I am scheduled to shoot Fragments of Friday a seven part web series following the friendship of two twentysomething housemates, who are forced to piece together their friday nights.


The Atlantic magazine talks Cinematography for The Dark Knight Rises

Bane

This month's The Atlantic magazine features an article on Wally Pfister, his art and his move towards directing. Inspiring stuff.


Inferno is screening at the Perth International Film Festival

Inferno Perth Film Festival

Inferno is screening at the Perth International Film Festival, so all of you cinephiles in Perth get down and see it on the 8th or the 14h of July.


Inferno selected for Cinema des Antipodes

Inferno Cannes

Inferno has been selected for the Cinema des Antipodes, part of the Cannes Cinephiles at the Cannes Film Festival.


Red Scarlet Arrives

Sydney Scarlet Rental Logo

I'm excited to have launched another facet of my company, Sydney Scarlet Rental. I now have a full RED Scarlet kit availible for my productions or rental. Woot!


Accenture Web Spot gains props in Campaign Brief

Campaign Brief - Accenture

Our Accenture recruitment series of web videos have been given some nice press in the advertising weekly Campaign Brief, great work team.


Captured: America in Color from 1939-1943

Captured: America in Color from 1930-1943

This collection of photographs taken by the photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, is one of the only collections of colour shots from the depression era. They have been out for a while but have just re-inspired me.


N O I S E - Exhaust Space

Noise

A great friend of mine Graham Burchett has just jumped ship to Hanoi, Vietnam. He is a great video artist and photographer, and this seems like the perfect place for him to continue being creative. Check out his work.


MAVEN PRODUCTIONS

Maven

I am doing some shooting this week with James and Ben from Maven Producitons, these guys do some cool stuff, check them out.


Children Collide Video gets props on Pedestrian.TV

Collide

The behind the scenes stills from our Children Collide - Sword to a Gunfight music video are being promoted by Pedestrian.Tv


Inferno nominated for MPSE Award

MPSE

Super stoked to hear that our film Inferno has been nominated for the Verna Fields Award in Sound Editing for student filmmakers. Congratulations guys and good luck!


The Shadowcatchers

The Shadowcatchers

I'm excited about winning a copy of this coffee table book titled 'The Shadowcatchers,' which contains biographies of significant Australian Cinematographers, can't wait untill it arrives.


Q&A with Dean Semler talking 'In the land of Blood and Honey'

ACS Logo

I am very excited to attend the ACS event Q&A with Dean Semler talking 'In the land of Blood and Honey' it should be an infromative and inspirational event.


No Subtitles Neccessary

No Subtitles Neccessary

The film about two truly inspiring Cinematographers, "No Subtitles Neccessary" motivates me to work as hard as both Vilmos Zsigmond and Laslo Kovacs did to become successful DP's.


Today's Empires Tomorrow's Ashes

'The nail that sticks up gets hammered down and the master's finest tools are found slack-jawed and placid amidst the cacophony of screaming billboards and Disney-fied history...' - Propagandhi

Music Video

//Music Video//

The Zoo City Lads - Throw It Away

Dir: Katie Macqueen

SHE REX - P.O.W.E.R

Dir: Blake Fraser

Piers Twomey - Mountain Song

Dir: Katie Macqueen

Nat Col & The Kings

Dir: Blake Fraser

Children Collide - Sword to a Gunfight

Dir: Nat Van Den Dungen

Equipment

//Equipment//

Red Scarlet Kit has arrived

Sydney Scarlet Rental Logo

I have a RED Scarlet Kit for use on productions and rentals. Here is a list of the equipment, for rental options please contact Nic Godoy at Panavision Sydney.

Documentary

//Documentary//

Microsoft 365 Ep 1 of 8

Dir: Matty Limpus

The Lion King - Road to Pride Rock Ep 1 of 15

Dir: Jonathan Worsley

Birds Of Tokyo - Making of Album EP 1 of 4

Dir: Stephen McCallum

The Ladies' Men Trailer

Dir: Blake Fraser

Contact & Client Login

//Get in touch//

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Phone: +61 404 050 503

Email: tim [at] astroluxfilms.com

Address: 1/1A Mossgiel Street Fairlight, NSW AUSTRALIA 2094

Download my resume:
Tim Barnsley Resume

//Client Login//

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