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Bio

David Gregan is an Australian based multi-award winning Cinematographer working in the fields of advertising, drama, and documentary.

In 2021 he won a Gold award from the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) for the Screen Australia/South Australian Film Corporation funded series Love, Guns and Level Ups.

He has shot advertising campaigns for such clients as Coopers Brewery, Fantastic Rice Crackers, Beyond Bank, People’s Choice Credit Union, South Australian Tourism, and Adelaide Film Festival.

David has also worked extensively on long form drama productions. Most recently serving as 2nd Unit Cinematographer on the ABC Kids TV series Beep and Mort, B Cam operator/2nd Unit Cinematographer on the SBS TV series A Beginner’s Guide to Grief, as well B Camera Operator on the Emmy Award winning ABC TV series First Day.

Other 2nd Unit Cinematography and B Camera Operator credits include TV series Aftertaste season 1, Stateless, Pine Gap, Chef Exchange season 2 as well as feature films Hotel Mumbai, Never Too Late and Rabbit.

Originally starting his career in the lighting department on big budget films and TV series has given David the ability to use light and colour to help shape and execute images with a difference. He is also a CASA certified drone pilot.

In his spare time David enjoys 35mm film photography and hanging out with his adopted Greyhound Cam (and no, the dog’s name isn’t short for camera).

Awards

2022 Fleurieu Film Festival – Best Cinematography for “Last Lullaby”
2021 ACS Awards – Gold award- Serial TV & Comedy category for “Love, Guns, and Level ups- Episode 2”
2021 48 Hr Film Festival – Best Cinematography for “Baggage”
2020 ACS Awards – Bronze award- Fictional drama shorts category for “Aftershock” 
2019 ACS Awards – Silver award- Fictional drama shorts category for “37 Things”
2018 ACS Awards – Bronze award- Advertising (National and International) category for “Fantastic Rice Crackers-Lounge room” TVC
2017 ACS Awards – Silver award- Advertising (National and International) category for “Coopers Xmas TVC”
2015 ACS Awards – Bronze award- Corporate and educational category for “Aim- main promotional video”
2014 ACS Awards – Silver award- Music video category for “Golden” by The Germein Sisters
2013 ACS Awards – Gold award- Fictional drama shorts category for “The Martyr”
2013 South Australian Screen Awards (SASA) – Best Cinematography for “The Martyr”
2012 ACS Awards – Bronze award- Music video category for “Devil Ride” by Tracer
2012 ACS Awards – Bronze award- Music video category for “Going Away” by The Bill Parton Trio.
2010 ACS Awards – Silver award- Corporate and educational category for Uniting Care Wesley “Lucy’s Story”
2008 ACS Awards – Silver award- Student cinematography category for “Chambers”