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Sion excels in shooting Commercials, Drama, Music Video and Documentary, whether color, black & white, film or digital. His passion is to tell a story with captivating, visually compelling imagery, whether it be in 30 seconds or 120 minutes.
‘As a cinematographer, I always look for the atmosphere, the action, the actors’ movement or the expression on a character’s face - the heart of the scene. The best assets I bring with me are my keen observation, intuition, and rock solid constitution. I’m a passionate filmmaker, and it’s my highest interest to internalize the director’s vision and to translate it into compelling imagery, no matter what the format or duration.’
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Accredited Cinematographer from the Australian Cinematographers Society.
Masters Degree in Cinematography from the National Film School Sydney Australia.
Expert Deep knowledge of film lighting, camera operating including remote head systems, gear head, handheld and all manner of operating a motion picture camera.
Expert Experiental knowledge of 35mm, HD including Alexa and RED.
National and International campaigns including: McDonalds, Lexus, Adidas, Acura, General Motors, Coca Cola, Ray-Ban, Kraft Food, Nike, BMW, Ford, Asahi Beer Japan, NTT Communications Japan, C&A Brazil, Riachuelo Brazli and DKNY.
Angus Stone 'Bird On The Buffalo' Nettwerk Music
Julia Stone 'Let's Forget All The Things We Say’ Nettwerk Music
Julia Stone 'By The Horns' Nettwerk Music
Des’ree ‘I’m Kissing You’ Sony Records
Cold Chisel ‘Water into Wine’ Mushroom Records
2000 ACS Award Golden Tripod Best Cinematography Music Video
Silverchair ‘Freak’ Sony Records
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY:
2012: Gangster Squad - 2nd Unit
2011: Green Lantern - 2nd Unit
2010: Hot Summer Days - 'Number One Box office hit in China'
2009: Land of the Lost - 2nd Unit
2009: Like A Dream - 'Nominated for Best Cinematography Golden Horse Awards Taipei Taiwan'
2009: The Mummy - 2nd Unit
2006: Tony Bennett: An American Classic - 2nd Unit 'Nominated for Emmy Award for Best Camera'
2005: Memoirs of a Geisha - 2nd Unit 'Academy Award for Best Cinematography'
2004: Laura Smiles - 'Tribeca Film Festival Best Film Selection and Competition'
2012: Gangster Squad
2011: Green Lantern
2009: Land of the Lost
2006: Tony Bennett: An American Classic - 'Nominated for Emmy Award for Best Camera'
2005: Memoirs of a Geisha - 'Academy Award for Best Cinematography'
2010: Red Earth
- Venice Film Festival Official Selection and Competition