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David Burr (I)

David got his start in 1968 at Cinesound Productions in Balmain as assistant cameraman to Ross Blake and Kevin Roche. Initially he worked mostly on news stories, but was also getting much-valued experience by assisting on TV commercials and documentaries for highly regarded cinematographers Ron Horner ACS, George Lowe ACS, Bob Wright ACS, Keith ... See full bio »

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The Phantom Cinematographer
Mad Max: Fury Road Camera and Electrical Department
Love and Monsters Camera and Electrical Department
Aquaman Camera and Electrical Department


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 2021 Nine Perfect Strangers (TV Series) (additional cinematography - 1 episode)
- Random Acts of Mayhem (2021) ... (additional cinematography)
 2021 Doctor Doctor (TV Series) (additional cinematography - 8 episodes)
- Taste of Whyhope (2021) ... (additional cinematography)
- A Ghost In The Heart (2021) ... (additional cinematography)
- Reasonable Doubt (2021) ... (additional cinematography)
- Bridge Over Troubled Water (2021) ... (additional cinematography)
- The Things We Do For Love (2021) ... (additional cinematography)
 2021 Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (director of photography: second unit)
 2020/I Love and Monsters (director of photography: second unit)
 2019 Dora and the Lost City of Gold (director of photography: second unit)
 2018 Aquaman (director of photography: second unit)
 2018 Peter Rabbit (director of photography: second unit)
 2018 The Defector (Short) (cinematographer: additional photography)
 2017 Thor: Ragnarok (director of photography: second unit)
 2015 San Andreas (director of photography: Australia, second unit)
 2015 Mad Max: Fury Road (director of photography: second unit)
 2011 The Cup (camera operator)
 2005 Stealth (additional photographer - uncredited)
 2003 Beyond Borders (director of photography: second unit)
 2002 The Quiet American (additional photographer)
 2000 Vertical Limit (additional photographer - uncredited)
 1995 Beyond Rangoon (director of photography: second unit)
 1993 Bad Boy Bubby (contributing cinematographer)
 1992 Deception (director of photography: second unit)
 1991 Till There Was You (director of photography: second unit)
 1991 Sweet Talker (additional photography)
 1988 Moon Over Parador (camera operator)
 1986 The Mosquito Coast (camera operator: second unit photography)
 1985 Mesmerized (camera operator)
 1985 Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (additional camera operator)
 1984 The Gold and the Glory (camera operator)
 1984 Fast Talking (additional photography)
 1984 Welcome to Paradise (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1983 Prisoners (camera operator)
 1983 The Winds of Jarrah (photography: underwater sequences)
 1982 Brothers (camera operator)
 1982 The Pirate Movie (camera operator)
 1982 Running on Empty (camera operator)
 1982 Turkey Shoot (camera operator)
 1981 Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (focus puller: second unit)
 1981 Puberty Blues (focus puller)
 1981 Gallipoli (focus puller)
 1980 Fatty Finn (focus puller)
 1980 The Club (focus puller)
 1980 The Earthling (focus puller)
 1980 Breaker Morant (focus puller)
 1979 The Journalist (focus puller)
 1979 My Brilliant Career (focus puller)
 1979 The Odd Angry Shot (focus puller)
 1978 Blue Fin (focus puller)
 1978 Money Movers (focus puller)
 1978 The Night, the Prowler (focus puller)
 1977 Born to Run (TV Movie) (focus puller: second unit)
 1977 Sleeping Dogs (focus puller)
 1977 The Getting of Wisdom (focus puller)
 1977 The Picture Show Man (focus puller)
 1976 Lost in the Wild (focus puller)
 1976 Storm Boy (focus puller)
 1976 High Velocity (clapper loader)
 1976 Luke's Kingdom (TV Mini Series) (assistant camera - 13 episodes)
- The Prisoner (1976) ... (assistant camera)
- An Enemy Too Many (1976) ... (assistant camera)
- Devil's Man (1976) ... (assistant camera)
- The Dam and the Damned (1976) ... (assistant camera)
- The Hypocrites (1976) ... (assistant camera)
 1975 Ride a Wild Pony (focus puller)
 1975 Scobie Malone (focus puller)
 1974 The Cars That Ate Paris (focus puller)
 1974 Number 96 (focus puller - uncredited)
 1973 Kelly Country (Documentary) (cameraman)
 1973 Don Quixote (clapper loader)
 1972 Sunstruck (clapper loader)
 1972 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (cameraman - 1 episode)
Show Show Cinematographer (24 credits)

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