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Whatever your experience, learn about & get involved in film production

Whether you write, act, film, edit, or just want to learn about - and get involved in - film making, come along.

Every member can join in with one of our friendly production teams and get involved in a current project. With a team competition every 2 months there’s always something underway from a new script to a new shoot and another one coming soon!

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Don’t miss our informative Guest on the 27th. July

Phil Burnham pilot & drone operator and DOP is our guest speaker at 7 Victor st - Chatswood

Phil’s career as a drone pilot has been forged through the integration of two of his passions, photography and aviation. He got into photography at a very early age, and has been running Exposed Monkey photography for 6 years. He was flying solo from the age of 16, and holds a Gold Glider Pilot certificate, a Helicopter pilot’s license and a UAV controllers certificate.

His first forays into remotely piloted aircraft comprised of a never ending cycle of flying, crashing and repairing a remote controlled helicopter, he then progressed to building a number of larger multi-rotors which he used on a hobby basis, before starting work in the industry 3 years ago. Phil still builds (and races) small quad-copters, but all his filming is done on DJI and Freefly Systems drones these days.

He has previously worked as a pilot and camera operator at Coptercam and Rotorworks, and is currently Aerial DP for Swarm UAV.

His has worked on a host of TVCs, TV and film productions, including: Home and Away, Sydney New Years fireworks, Channel V, Royal Caribbean, Jacob’s Creek, Junior State of Origin, WSL World Tour, Fox Sports, Fuel TV, Destinations NSW, BMW, Mazda, Subaru, Jeep, Toyota and the Discovery Channel.

 
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Next Club Night
Phil Burnham commercial pilot & drone operator
Wednesday, 27 July 2016
Come along on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 for Phil Burnham commercial pilot & drone operator

Our special guest speaker this month is a real licensed Helicopter, Glider and UAV Pilot who films aerial shots for TV & Cinema! As usual, this event is FREE for first time visitors.

Phil Burnham combines his flying skills with his passion as Director of Photography to film for TVC and all kinds of TV shows. He is the closest thing we have to a real James Bond!

We are privileged to have him.

So come and enjoy a night with Phil as he screens some examples of his extensive work as a director of photography on big productions like “Home & Away” etc. using drones, gliders etc.

Time: 8.00pm - 10.30pm  (Location details)


 

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Wednesday, 10 August 2016
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Time: 7.30pm - 10pm  (Location details)


 

         

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