ADAM DODD - CINEMATOGRAPHER

+61 414 522 488

adam@octopusfilms.com.au

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

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Hi - thanks for stopping by. My name is Adam and I am a professional cinematographer and photographer from Sydney Australia with close to 20 years experience. Below you will find information on what I have worked on, my reel (new version due out very soon), my gear, some screen grabs of my video work, and my rates. 

I am also the founder of Octopus Films and besides producing video content for our clients we also help production companies from out of town bring their production to Sydney, check out the full site at octopusfilms.com.au if you would like to know more.

 

As a freelance shooter though I get hired by many different production companies from Sydney and around the world and also with companies direct.

 

Please feel free to call or email me to discuss how I can help you with your project either as a cinematographer, stills photographer or producer, I look forward to meeting you.

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RECENT CREDITS

 

BROADCAST

 

Long Tan to Afganistan - Documentary, Australian Defence, SBS

The Next Wave - Documentary, Surfing Australia, Ch 10

Tour De Cure - Documentary, Tour De Cure, ONE HD

Food for Life - Lifestyle cooking show, TV4ME

Great Aussie Cook Off - Reality cooking show, Ch 9

The Dukes - Sports interstitials, FUEL TV

The Wake Show - Sports lifestyle TV, FUEL TV

Works TV - Recruitment HR informational TV show, TV4ME

Planet X - Sports live event coverage, CH 7

 

ONLINE

 

Welcoming Chinese Visitors - Online learning, Avanna HR

Hospital Staff Training - Online learning, HETI

Nissan Navara NP300 Launch - Web / promo content, Nissan Australia

Ford Everest Launch - Web / promo content, Ford Australia

Jeep Diesel Range Launch - Web / promo content, Jeep Australia

Masters Hardware - YouTube content x 50 clips, Masters

Sportscraft - YouTube content x 8 clips, Sportscraft

Just Jeans - YouTube content x 11 clips, Just Jeans

De Lorenzo Hair Care - YouTube content x 5 clips, De Lorenzo

Komatsu - YouTube content x 3 clips, Komatsu

Carsales.com.au - YouTube content x 45 clips,Carsales.com.au

Target - YouTube content x 23 clips, Target Australia

Nissan - Super slow motion cam op, Nissan Australia

Qantas - Super slow motion cam op, Qantas

 

TVC & CINEMA COMMERCIALS

 

G20 Istanbul 2015 - TVC, Turkish Government

TAB - TVC, TAB

Fox & Hair Beauty Salon - Cinema commercial, Star Media

Wentys Leagues Club - Cinema commercial, Star Media

Hornsby RSL - Cinema commercial, Star Media

Cala Luna - Cinema commercial, Star Media

 

OTHER

 

Timeless - Short Film

Bollywood 1 - Music video

Bollywood 2 - Music video

Coles staff training - Corporate / training

Oportos - Corporate / training

Masters Hardware - Recruitment

SCREEN GRABS OF MY WORK

WILD TURKEY - AUSSIE SPORTS LEGENDS

TARGET - CURTIS STONE COOKWARE

FORD - FORD EVEREST LAUNCH

 

EQUIPMENT

 

CAMERA BODIES:

SONY FS7 4K, 180 FPS slow motion. CANON C100, C300, EOS 7D, EOS 5D MK2

 

LENSES:

CANON: 15 F2.8, 24 F1.4 L, 17-40 F4 L, 24-105 F4 L IS, 70-200 F2.8 L IS, 300 F4 L, 2X extender L, 1.4x extender L, 65 F2.8 super macro (fill the frame with a grain of rice). Marco extension tube. ZEISS: 50 F1.4, 85 F1.4

 

FLYING CAMERAS:

DJI Phantom 3 Professional. Stabilised and 4K

 

FILTERS:

Fit on lens: ND fader, Polariser

Tilta 3 Matt box: 4x4 ND, Grad ND, Polariser

Cokin in holder: Polariser, ND Grad, Tobacco Grad, Purple Grad, Blue Grad

 

CAMERA SUPPORT:

1 x Miller one stage tripod with Miller head

1 x Miller two stage tripod with Manfrotto head

 

CAMERA MOVEMENT:

Kessler Phillip Bloom pocket dolly

Kessler mini jib

Glidecam 4000

 

AUDIO:

Rode NTG 2 top mic

2 x Sennheiser radio mic sets

1 x Tascam 2 ch audio recorder

Various XLR leads and connectors

 

LIGHTING:

2 x fresnel 650 w tungsten lamps focusable

1 x Arri open face 650 w tungsten lamp focusable

1 x 2ft x 2ft Light pro 900 LED, v lock and mains powered, 56k

2 x genric brand 3 ft x 2 ft fluro lamps with kinoflo tubes, 32k and 56k

1 x Kinoflo diva fluro with kinoflo tubes, 32k & 56k

1 x Dedolight 150w lamp

8 x Lowel Tota 800w flood lamps

2 x Westcott Ice Lights

2 x 2K Blondie

Range of correction and effects gels

Range of diffusion materials

Range of polyboards

2 x photoflex 6ft x 4 ft frames with black, ultra bounce, silver, gold, silver/gold & .5 stop materials

1 x California sunbounce 3ft x 2ft silver/white reflector

1 x California sunbounce 8ft x 8ft frame with .5 stop translucent material

 

BACKGROUNDS:

2.8 wide background stands, 2.4 green screen, 2.4 white paper backdrop, 2.4 black paper backdrop, 2.4 mid grey paper backdrop

 

POWER:

Honda generator that will power around 1500w of lighting

 

 


RATES

 

ADAM - DRY HIRE. Labour only

 

Half day, 5 hours. $600 + GST + Expenses

Full day, 10 hours. $850 + GST + Expenses

 

Camera and lens packages start at $150 + GST

Lighting and audio packages start at $50 + GST

Other equipment priced on request

+61 414 522 488

adam@octopusfilms.com.au