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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 1950London, England, UK
Nickname Googy

Mini Bio (1)

David Eggby ACS

Director of Photography, DAVID EGGBY A.C.S. began his career at Crawford Productions in 1965. A stint in Still Photography followed. He then spent 6 years as a Naval Airman Photographer with the Royal Australian Navy. David has also worked on many police TV dramas, commercials, mini series and television movies. His first feature film was George Miller's groundbreaking futuristic adventure Mad Max in 1977. Since then, he has established himself and is well known in Australia and overseas for his visually innovative style. His talent for visual effects & action movies has garnered him repeat collaborations with several directors including Rob Cohen (Daylight, Dragonheart, Dragon (The Bruce Lee Story) and Simon Wincer (Harley Davidson & the Marlboro Man, Quigley Down Under, Lightning Jack). He has received 7 Gold ACS awards including the Australian Cinematographers Society Gold Tripod. And in 2001 was named Cinematographer of the year and in 2012 was inducted into the ACS 'Hall of Fame'. David has a catalogue of over fifty films and most recently completed filming Riddick the third in the Pitch Black series. Some of his credits include Ironclad, The Secret of Moonacre, Underdog, The Marine, Racing Stripes, Euro Trip, Monte Walsh, Scooby Doo, Crossfire Trail, Pitch Black, Horseplay, Blue Streak, Virus, Fortress, Warlock, Salute of the Jugger, The Naked Country , Buddies & Kansas.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: David Eggby

Trivia (2)

Cinematographer on two projects titled 'Kansas': a crime feature film, released to movie houses everywhere in 1988 and a drama made for television shot in 1994.
Member of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) since 1987.

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