Aaron Gully is an Adelaide based Director of Photography. His experience encompasses a myriad of fields, including television and cinema commercials, documentaries, music videos, corporate content and drama. Aaron’s passion for the image began in the early nineties, when he started his working life as a graphic design artist and a commercial stills photographer. From there, it was a seamless transition into cinematography.
Aaron’s work has taken him all over the world and has included a diverse tapestry of production, working with the likes of Sir David Attenborough, Berbers of the Sahara, Masai Warriors, World Presidents and Parisian fashion designers, to name a few. He is extremely accustomed to the rigorous task of filming abroad and has shot extensively across the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe, New Zealand and all corners of Australia.
Aaron has many years experience as a director of photography on television/cinema commercials. His ability to work with speed, accuracy and artistic focus has been recognised with countless Awards for Best Cinematography in the television/cinema advertising genre. His strengths in this arena transfers easily from commercials to other cinematic styles. Aaron’s music video portfolio includes working with the likes of The Hilltop Hoods and Deni Hines and has worked on cinema release features including Beautiful, Rogue and numerous short films. In addition, he regularly works on high-end corporate content for blue chip clients such as BHP Billiton and Cobham Aviation.
Aaron compliments his aesthetic skills with strong technical efficiency. He has worked proficiently with current formats including the Arri Alexa, Sony F35, RED, Sony F3, HDCAM, XDCAM, Varicam and Canon DSLR. This experience allows him to work in an extensive range of shooting styles, scales and conditions.
3 x Golden Tripod’s – Australian Cinematographers Society
22 x Gold Awards – Australian Cinematographers Society
16 x Silver Awards - Australian Cinematographers Society
2009 Best Cinematography - SASA Short Screen Film Awards
The Cliff Ellis Memorial Award
Numerous AADC Awards