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Steve Arnold


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Steve Arnold is an international award-winning cinematographer whose work includes Feature films, TVCs, Television , Music Videos, and short films. He has just completed work on the Arclight feature A Few Less Men (dir. Mark Lamprell). Recent credits include multi AACTA Award winning Last Cab to Darwin (dir. Jeremy Sims) for which Steve was nominated for both AACTA and FCCA awards for Cinematography, the award winning Red Obsession (dir. David Roach and Warwick Ross) for which Steve was also nominated for an AACTA Award and JFK: The Smoking Gun (dir: Malcolm McDonald) an international co-production from Montreal-based Muse Entertainment and Australian partner Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder.

Steves other feature credits include ACS Award winner Disgrace (dir. Steve Jacobs) starring John Malkovich, winner of both Toronto and Pusan International Film Festivals, AFI winner La Spagnola for which he received an AFI nomination for Best Cinematography (dir. Steve Jacobs) and Mad Bastards (dir. Brendan Fletcher) which screened at Sundance 2011. Steve also shot the comedy drama Separation City (starring Joel Edgerton), A Cold Summer and Terra Nova (all dir. Paul Middleditch) all of which were ACS Award winners for Cinematography, and Turning April (dir. Geoff Bennett) for which he won the ACS Award of Distinction.

American genre features include ManThing (Marvel Entertainment) and Highlander V (Lionsgate Studios) both directed by Brett Leonard as well as Leonards cult favourite Feed, and Mr Accident (United Artists) directed by Yahoo Serious. Steve has also shot 2 Unit/Additional photography and operated on several international films in the region, including Anna and the King (20th Century Fox, starring Jodie Foster) and The Water Diviner (dir: Russel Crowe). In Television, Steve has shot many dramas, mini-series and telemovies including the multiple AFI Award-winning Day of the Roses (dir. Peter Fisk) detailing the tragic Granville Train Disaster.

Additionally he has shot hundreds of Television Commercials and Music Videos, as well as the feature documentaries, AFI Award winning, Not Fourteen Again (dir. Gillian Armstrong), John Pilgers The Secret Country and Mark Lewis’ quirky Emmy Award-winning film The Natural History of the Chicken, for which Steve garnered an Emmy nomination for Cinematography.