Simon Ozolins, ACS

Director of Photography

Simon Ozolins is a multi-award winning cinematographer. Recent credits include Tomorrow, When the World Began (dir. Brendan Maher, 2016) for Ambience Entertainment, which he won a Gold ACS Award for. He won a Silver ACS Award for the feature film Crawlspace (dir. Justin Dix, 2012). Simon shot the short film Skin (dir. Liselle Mei, 2015), with his other short film credits including The Wake (dir. Gemma Lee, 2009), which received the SBS Short Film Award and was selected for the Palm Springs and Tribeca Film Festivals, Dugong (dir. Erin White, 2007) for which Simon won a Silver ACS Award and which screened at Sundance and received an AFI Award Nomination for Best Short Film, and 62 Sleeps (dir. 2004) winning Best Short Film at both Sydney and Berlin Film Festivals.

Simon has shot a number of documentaries, including the AFI Award winning Inside the Firestorm (dir. Jacob Hickey, 2010) and Immigration Nation (dir. Jacob Hickey/Ben Shackleford, 2011) for the ABC. He also shot the ABC satirical comedy At Home with Julia (dir. Erin White, 2011).

Simon’s commercial credits extend to over 100 brands and he has won eight Gold ACS Awards for his work. He has a significant reputation in the music video industry, shooting the award winning ‘Walking on a Dream’ for Empire of the Sun and Billy Thorpe’s ‘Tangier’, for which he received the National Golden Tripod Award.

For enquiries regarding Simon Ozolins please contact us via email or on (02) 9319 7199