Director of Photography
Steve Arnold is one of Australia’s most experienced DOPs. Recent credits include the feature A Few Less Men (dir. Mark Lamprell), multi AACTA Award winning Last Cab to Darwin (dir. Jeremy Sims) for which Steve was nominated for both AACTA and FCCA awards for Cinematography, the award winning Red Obsession (dir. David Roach and Warwick Ross) for which Steve was also nominated for an AACTA Award and JFK: The Smoking Gun (dir. Malcolm McDonald).
Steve shot the ACS Award winner Disgrace (dir. Steve Jacobs) starring John Malkovich, AFI winner La Spagnola for which he received an AFI nomination for Best Cinematography (dir. Steve Jacobs) and Mad Bastards (dir. Brendan Fletcher), which screened at Sundance in 2011. Steve also shot Separation City (starring Joel Edgerton), A Cold Summer and Terra Nova (all dir. Paul Middleditch) all of which were ACS Award winners for Cinematography, and Turning April (dir. Geoff Bennett) for which he won the ACS Award of Distinction.
American genre features include ManThing (Marvel Entertainment), Highlander V (Lionsgate Studios) Feed and Mr Accident (United Artists). Steve has also shot 2nd Unit/Additional photography on Anna and the King (starring Jodie Foster) and The Water Diviner (dir. Russell Crowe).
Steve has shot many TV dramas including the multiple AFI Award-winning Day of the Roses (dir. Peter Fisk). Additionally he has shot the feature documentaries, AFI Award winning, Not Fourteen Again (dir. Gillian Armstrong), John Pilger’s The Secret Country and Mark Lewis’s Emmy Award-winning film The Natural History of the Chicken, for which Steve garnered an Emmy nomination for Cinematography.
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