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Joe is a multi award-winning cinematographer and principal of Stormfront Film and Natural History Australia TV – founded in 1998 and 2012 respectively. Over the past decade, Joe has photographed, filmed and produced wide-ranging projects for Federal and State Governments - as well as the private sector. He continues to provide National and International broadcasters with a diverse range of high quality plate imagery and stock - all shot in ultra high definition. Joe is a full member of the Australian Cinematographers Society who specialises in aerial filming - conducting close to 100 aerial shoots over the past decade.

His broadcast screen credits include –

Director of Photography - The Oldest Living Tasmanian – The Huon Pine – ABC TV

Aerials Director of Photography - The Voyage that Shook the World – ABC TV

Aerials Director of Photography, Second unit Camera - Stories from the Stone Age - ABC TV and International Broadcast

Aerials location scout and coordinator - The Hunter – International Theatrical Feature Release

Second Unit Camera - Devil Diary - Animal Planet Channel

Second Unit Camera - Living Edens – Tasmania Land of the Devils – American PBS and International Broadcast

Second Unit Camera - Testing Taklo - SBS TV

Short film credits include –
Director of Photography - Slashed
Camera Assistant - Stripped Bare, Room at the Top of the Stairs
Camera Operator - Showing the Ropes, Bear and Knit One

Attachment to the camera department, on Roger Scholes’ SBS tele-movie – Cable

Messages from the Tarkine, was produced and filmed by Joe and screened in Hobart, Melbourne, and Adelaide. It also screened at the Australian High Commission in New York, as part of the World Environment In Focus Campaign.

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  1. Murray Fredericks
  2. Asgeir Helgestad
  3. Krentz
  4. RED Digital Cinema
  5. Dan Chung
  6. Van Royko
  7. Nicholas Buer
  8. Naim Sutherland
  9. Vincent Kardasik
  10. Amalthea Films
  11. Deep Roots Media - Dane Henry
  12. Luke Humphrey
  13. Pirate Movie Production
  14. Blackwood Cinema
  15. Tom Lowe
  16. Salomon
  17. NaturaHD Films
  18. Juan Melara

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