#2: [Left] with ph Ross Berryman - "Division 4" [1974]

 

   


DAVID CONNELL   ACS

 

Born: ?, Melbourne, Australia.

Career: Started in 1973 at Crawford Productions as camera loader and worked his way up to focus puller. At the age of 17 he became a news cameraman for tv.

Ph commercials.

Active member of the ACS since 1988.

Awards: AFI [Aus] Award nom [1988] for 'Boulevard of Broken Dreams'; CableACE Award nom [1996] for 'Twilight Man'; ACS 'Award of Distinction' [1999] for 'Moby Dick'; ACS 'Award of Distinction' [2006] for 'The Snow Walker'.

Website: David Connell


 

 FILMS

1973

King of the Islands [Ken Sallows] b&w; short/25m

1975

Another Winter in Melbourne [Ken Sallows] c; exp doc/10m

1984

The Aviator [George Miller] c; spec aph: John Oaten & John Edwards

1984

Frog Dreaming/The Quest [Brian Trenchard-Smith (replaced Russell Hagg)] c; co-addph; ph: John McLean

1986

Slate, Wyn & Me [Don McLennan] p/c

1986

Les Patterson Saves the World [George Miller] c

1987

Boulevard of Broken Dreams [Pino Amenta] c

1988

Kylie [: The Videos] [: The Kylie Collection] [video 'Locomotion' dir by Chris Langman] c; music video collection/20m; other ph: Brett Anderson

1988

What the Moon Saw [Pino Amenta] c

1988

Heaven Tonight [Pino Amenta] c

1989

Hunting [Frank Howson] c; cph: Dan Burstall

1989

The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter [George Miller] p/c; 2uc: Karl-Walter Lindenlaub; aph: Ray Andrew; vfx ph: Paul Wilson

1990

Fifty-Fifty/50-50 [Charles Martin Smith] c; ph Italy: Roberto Forges Davanzati; 2uc: Ross Berryman

1991

Over the Hill/Round the Bend [George Miller] c

1991

Secrets/One Crazy Night [Michael Pattinson] c

1992

Gross Misconduct/Gross Indecency [George Miller] c

1992

Hercules Returns [David Parker] c

1993

Female Misbehavior [Charles Martin Smith & Monika Treut] c; doc/80m; cph: Ross Berryman & Elfie Mikesch

1994

The Ascent [Donald Shebib] p/c; 2uc: Scott Ramson

1994

Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe [George Miller & Rodney K. Hardy] c; 2uc: Brett Anderson; Introvision ph: John Mesa; 6 days of add shooting in January 1996 were dir by G. Miller; originally made as a tvm

1996

Zeus and Roxanne [George Miller] c; 2uc: Laszlo Baranyai; uwph: Paul Mockler

1996

Night Flier/Stephen King's The Night Flier [Mark Pavia] c

2002

The Snow Walker [Charles Martin Smith] s35/c; ph insert & winter units: Jon Joffin; ph British Columbia: Paul Sarossy

2004

News for the Church [Andrew McCarthy] s35/c; short/19m

2005

Left Behind: World at War [Craig R. Baxley] c/V

2005

December Boys [Rod Hardy] s35/c; 2uc: Dick Tummel

2006

Jack and Jill vs. the World [Vanessa Parise] c

 

 TELEVISION

1982

Carson's Law [Brian Lennane] 6-part miniseries, 1983 (followed by 178-part series, 1983-84)

1982

Der schwarze Bumerang [Wolf Dietrich & George Miller] 4-part miniseries; cph: Peter Tost

1983

All the Rivers Run [George Miller (ep #1 & 3) & Pino Amenta (ep #2 & 4)] 4-part miniseries

1984

The Flying Doctors [Pino Amenta] 3-part miniseries (followed by 227-part series, 1986-91); cph: Greg Ryan

1985

Fortress [Arch Nicholson] tvm; uwph: Ron Taylor

1986

Alice to Nowhere [John Power] tvm

1986

Sword of Honour [Pino Amenta & Catherine Millar] 4-part miniseries

1986

Nancy Wake/True Colors [Pino Amenta] tvm

1987

Bushfire Moon/Miracle Down Under/The Christmas Visitor [George Miller] tvm; also ep ('Miracle Down Under') of PBS-tv series 'WonderWorks' (1988); also released theatrically

1988

Barracuda/The Rocks [Pino Amenta] tvm

1989

Trouble in Paradise [Di Drew] tvm; 2uc: Ross Berryman

1992

Rose Against the Odds [John Dixon] 2-part tvm

1992

Love, Lies and Lullabies/Sad Inheritance [Rod Hardy] tvm

1992

Rio Diablo [Rod Hardy] tvm; 2uc: Eric J. Goldstein

1992

Between Love and Hate [Rod Hardy] tvm

1992

Halfway Across the Galaxy - And Turn Left [Rod Hardy, Paul Moloney & Brendan Maher] 28-part series/16mm, 1993-94; other ph: David Eggby; for Seven Network

1993

My Name Is Kate [Rod Hardy] tvm

1993

A Day in the Life of Country Music [exec prod: Ken Kragen] mus special/120m; ph Fort Worth seq; other ph: Anghel Decca (Nashville), Daniel Pearl (Dallas), Edward Lachman (Fairfax), a.o.; shot on one day (7 May)

1993

The Only Way Out/Grounds for Murder [Rod Hardy] tvm

1993

The Yearling [Rod Hardy] tvm; 2uc: Eric J. Goldstein

1994

Buffalo Girls [Rod Hardy] 2-part tvm; 2uc: Douglas Milsome

1995

Silver Strand [George Miller] tvm

1995

Shadow-Ops [Craig R. Baxley] pilot; aph: Norman Kent

1996

An Unfinished Affair [Rod Hardy] tvm; 2uc: Douglas Milsome

1996

Twilight Man [Craig R. Baxley] tvm

1996

Bad Day On the Block/Under Pressure [Craig R. Baxley] tvm

1996

Clover [Jud Taylor] tvm

1997

Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone [Simon Langton] tvm; 2uc: Jamie Doolan

 

[Right] with dir Franc Roddam - "Moby Dick"

 

1997

Moby Dick [Franc Roddam] 2-part tvm; 2uc: Jamie Doolan

1997

Two for Texas [Rod Hardy] tvm; 2uc: Jerry G. Callaway

1998

Stephen King's Storm of the Century [Craig R. Baxley] 3-part miniseries; aph: Dylan Gross; miniatures ph: David Stump

1998

Witch Hunt [Scott Hartford-Davis] tvm; 2uc: Dick Tummel

1998

Cleopatra [Franc Roddam] 2-part tvm; 2uc: Mike Frift; ph UK: Michael Brewster

1999

Chameleon II: Death Match [Craig R. Baxley & Russell King] tvm; 2uc: Dick Tummel

1999

Don Quixote [Peter Yates] tvm

1999

Hell Swarm [Tim Matheson] tvm

2000

The Lost Empire [: The Legend of the Monkey King] [Peter MacDonald] 2-part tvm; 2uc: Martin Grosup; 3uc: Dick Tummel

2000

Stephen King's Rose Red [Craig R. Baxley] 3-part miniseries; 2uc: Dick Tummel; vfx superv: Stuart Robertson

2001

Disappearance [Walter Klenhard] tvm

2001

Mark Twain's Roughing It [Charles Martin Smith] 2-part tvm

2002

Sniper 2/Sniper II [Craig R. Baxley] tvm; 2uc: Michael Satrazemis

2002

La Femme Musketeer [Steve Boyum] 2-part tvm; 2uc: Bo B. Randulff

2003

Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital [Craig R. Baxley] 13-part series, 2004

2004

Frederick Forsyth's Icon [Charles Martin Smith] 2-part tvm; 2uc: Dick Tummel

2005

The Triangle [Craig R. Baxley] 3-part miniseries; 2uc: Andrew Topp

2006

Jericho [pilot 'The First 17 Hours' dir by Jon Turteltaub] 29-part series, 2006-08

2006

The Lost Room [Craig R. Baxley (part #1 & 3) & Michael W. Watkins (part #2)] 3-part miniseries

2007

Cane [pilot dir by Christian Duguay] 13-part series; other ph: Rick Bota

2007

Leverage [pilot/ep #1 'The Nigerian Job' dir by Dean Devlin] followed by 76-part series, 2008-12; aired December 2008

2007

The Verdict [Mark Piznarski] pilot; for Lifetime-tv

2008

Leverage [12 ep dir by various] 1st season/RED, 2008-09; see 2007

2008

The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice [Jonathan Frakes] tvm/RED-to-HD

2009

Leverage [all (15) ep dir by various] 2nd season/RED, 2009-10; see 2007

2009

The Quickening [Mark Piznarski] pilot/RED+HD (Sony PMW-EX1 & EX3); for A&E-tv

2010

Leverage [all (16) ep dir by various] 3rd season/RED, 2010; see 2007

 

[Left] with dir Dean Devlin - "Brain Trust"

 

2010

Brain Trust [Dean Devlin] pilot/RED; for TBS-tv

2011

Hound Dogs [Ron Shelton] pilot; for TBS-tv

2011

Leverage [16 ep (#46-57 & #59-62) dir by various] 4th season/RED, 2011-12 (18 ep); other ph: Alan Caso (ep #45) & Neil Holcomb (ep #58); see 2007

2012

Leverage [14 ep (#63-69 & #71-77) dir by various] 5th season/RED Epic, 2012 (15 ep); other ph: Neil Holcomb (ep #70); see 2007

 

 FILMS & TELEVISION AS CAMERA ASSISTANT/OPERATOR

1974

Division 4 [various] c.asst; ph: Ross Berryman (301-part tv-series, 1969-75)

1975

Homicide [various] c.asst; ph: Ross Berryman (pilot + 509-part tv-series, 1964-76)

1976

Solo One [various] c.asst; ph: Ross Berryman (?) (13-part tv-series)

 

[Left] with ph Ross Berryman and dir Gary Conway - "The Sullivans"

 

1976

The Sullivans [various] c.asst; ph: Ross Berryman & Phillip Lambert (1.114-part tv-series, 1976-82)

1980

Dead Man's Float/Smuggler's Cove [Peter Sharp] c.asst; ph: David Eggby

1982

Phar Lap [Simon Wincer] co-add c.op; ph: Russell Boyd

1982

Early Frost [David Hannay] c.asst; ph: David Eggby

1983

The Slim Dusty Movie [Rob Stewart; docudrama] co-c.op; ph: David Eggby

1985

Anzacs [: The War Down Under] [George Miller, Pino Amenta & John Dixon; tv-miniseries] co-c.op; ph: Keith Wagstaff