Mr Cameron Mackness

Drama & Audio Visual Tech

College Services, Humanities, Arts and Social Sci

place Drama Centre (M02)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Cameron is a cinematographer/editor/director who began his journey studying Screen at Flinders University. After traveling extensively overseas, he completed an Advanced Diploma for Film & TV at ARTTS International in England. Cameron then spent the next 5 years working his way up from camera assisting to operating mainly in television drama, in the UK. His credits include “The Bill”, “Family Affairs”, “Grange Hill”, and various projects for the BBC and Channel 5. Upon returning to Australia he spent two years as a freelance camera operator, shooting everything from commercials to sport events, before landing a stint as the Commercial Director for Southern Cross Television in Port Lincoln. After two years in the country Cameron returned home taking up his a role in the Drama Centre at Flinders. As head of the Video & Film Dept. at Appel Farm Arts and Music in New Jersey, USA, and Judge and workshop provider for the “First Cut Film Festival” in Adelaide Cameron helped to nurture young talent. In 2020 he worked to create The Void - Flinders Motion Capture and Virtual Production Studio. Cameron is now the Lead Technican for the Void and and an expert in all thing Motion Capture and Virtual Production.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Screen)

Advanced Diploma for film & Television

Key responsibilities

Responisble of day to day operation of all aspects of THe Void.

Technician for film and television production for the Drama Centre including maintence and up keep of the television studio.

Audio Visual support for Drama Centre productions and teaching.

Interests
  • Motion Capture
  • Virtual Production