Waugh, Tom

Business: 
Ignite Digi
Biography: 

Tom works as part of Ignite Digi, one of the leading drone and on ground MoVI companies in Australia.
As an AFTRS Cinematography graduate, he brings his visual storytelling and on set knowledge to Ignite Digi.
Tom provides cinematic framing and motion that elevates your story to the next level.
His technical and creative expertise ensures we provide you with truly world class vision. 

 

 

Filmography: 

Academic Qualifications:
Graduate Diploma in Cinematography (AFTRS 2010)
VET Cert III in Broadcast (Rosny College 2008)
VET Cert. III in Screen (Rosny College 2007)
VET Cert. II in Broadcast (Rosny College 2006)
Awards
Inaugural Jan Kenny ACS AFTRS Cinematography award for Professionalism 2010
ACS Vic/Tas Bronze award in Student Film 2011
ACS Vic/Tas Bronze award in Corporate Documentary 2009
Rosny College VET Film/TV Student of the year (2006, 2007, 2008)
Major Productions as Aerial Cinematographer:
Foxtel/BBC drama series The Kettering Incident
NBC Universal / Syfy channel drama series Childhoods End
Discovery Channel series Tiger Research Unit (TRU)
ABC/TVF international doco drama Death or Liberty
ABC TV series Renovate Australia
ABC TV Gardening Australia
ABC TV Catalyst
 
Major Productions as Camera Assistant:
2013: Feb-March:
2nd AC/Data Wrangler
'The Outlaw Michael Howe'  - ABC TV feature
DoP: Simon Harding  Director: Brendan Cowell
Production Company: Cordell Jigsaw/Outlaw Films
Shot on: Arri Alexa, Alura Zooms and Master Primes
2011: Jan-Feb, June-July, Oct-Nov (Total shoot length: 64 days)
Camera assistant, 2nd Camera operator, Boom operator
‘Australian National Parks’ Five part doco series for NDR Naturfilm, Nat Geo Wild, NDR LMA, ZDF, RTE
DoP/Director: Peter Moers     
Production Companies: Moers Media (Germany), Wild Fury (Australia)
Locations: Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia and Northern Territory
Shot on: XDCAM HD PDW-800, Canon 5D mk2 with motion control timelapse dolly
2010:
Oct-Dec: Screen Tasmania attachment in the role of: Main unit video split operator/ 2nd unit loader;
Feature film “The Hunter”
DoP: Robert Humphreys ACS    Focus Puller: Kevin Scott  Location: Tasmania    Shot on: 3 perf 35mm    Arricam LT
2009:
October: 2nd Camera Assistant; Nat Geo/ABC    'Miracles' doco series “Air” episode
Production Company: Essential Viewing    DoP: Toby Oliver    Focus Puller: Kevin Scott Location: Sydney    Shot on: Varicam
September: Camera Assist/2nd Camera; Nat Geo/ABC 'Miracles' doco series “Jungle” episode
Production Company: Essential Viewing    DoP: Simon Chapman Location: Thailand    Shot on: Varicam and P2
August : Camera Assist/2nd Camera; Nat Geo/ABC 'Miracles' doco series “Desert” episode
Production Company: Essential Viewing! DoP: Simon Chapman Location: Broken Hill    Shot on: Varicam and P2
2008:
June - August: Screen Tasmania attachment in the role of: 2nd AC; “The Cut‟ - ABC drama series (6x1 hour episodes) Production Company: Tom Blacket Productions DoP: Martin McGrath ACS    Focus Pullers: Gerard Maher, Wei-Ching Chong Location: Sydney    Shot on: Sony HDCAM
March - April: Screen Tasmania attachment in the role of: 2nd AC, 2nd Unit Camera Operator; “The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce‟ Doco drama TV special
Production Company: Essential Viewing DoP: Martin McGrath ACS    Focus Puller: Gerard Maher Location: West Coast of Tasmania and Sydney    Shot on: Varicam and P2 HVX202
Other positions held:
On ground camera for Cricket Australia, International cricket matches (2007-)
DSLR camera course teacher, Wide Angle Tasmania (2011-)
Gear store officer, AFTRS Sydney (2011)
Assistant Teacher, Rosny College Media Production (2009)
Technical Assistant/Tutor, Wide Angle Tasmania (2008-)
TV News editor, ABC Hobart (2007-2009)
Audio, Camera and Lighting assistant on various ABC OBs (2007-2009)
Cinematography: 
Corporate Doco/ Documentary:
2014: 100 years of Hydro Tasmania (Main unit cinematographer)
2013: 'Produce Isle' lifestyle/food TV pilot  (Cinematographer)
2012/13: Tassie Devils release on Maria Island  (Cinematographer)
2009:
Upper Florentine Valley (5min Doco, Co-producer, Cinematographer, Editor)
Tasmanian Volunteer Ambulance Service  
(ACS Vic/Tas Bronze award) (5min Promo video Cinematographer, Director, Editor (HVX202 P2, included Helicopter shoot)
2007:
Try-a-trade (3min promo/doco, Cinematographer, Editor) OPCET School based traineeships (6min Corporate Doco, Co-cinematographer, Location Sound (DVX100)
2006: Theatre Royal (6min Documentary, Cinematographer (DVX100) Eaglehawk Dive Centre (5min Corporate Doco, Editor)
Short Film:
2013:
Hormones: The Musical (7min musical as part of Raw Nerve initiative, Cinematographer (RED Epic))
Blue Shirt Green Tie (7min comedy as part of Raw Nerve initivative, Cinematographer (Canon C100))
2012:
Jelly Wrestler (10min comedy, Cinematographer (Canon 5D MK2, 7D)
2011:
A Quiet Tomorrow (10min drama, Cinematographer (Canon 7D, Underwater)
Conversations in cars (4min Comedy, Cinematographer (Canon 7D)
2010:
Connection (AFTRS grad film) (13min drama, Cinematographer (RED MX) (Selected into Palm Springs FF 2011)
Entwined (AFTRS grad film) (15min musical, Cinematographer) (2x RED MX) (ACS Vic/Tas Bronze award)
Heck (AFTRS short film) (9min comedic drama, Cinematographer) (RED)
2009:
Gardener (Raw Nerve Initiative Film) (10min drama, Cinematographer, Editor) (Canon 7D)
Cupcake (15min Musical Comedy, Cinematographer (Sony EX1, Canon 7D)  (Selected in over 30 worldwide Film Festivals)
2008:
Graffiti Boy (7min drama, Cinematographer)(HVX202 with Brevis35)
For a Reason (6min drama, Cinematographer (HVX202)
They Hung from Trees (5min drama, Cinematographer (EX1 with Brevis35)
Simone (5min drama, Cinematographer, Editor (EX1 with Brevis35)
2007:
Get the picture (7min drama, Cinematographer (HVX202)
Quinton (7min drama, Cinematographer (HVX202)
Tribute (6min drama, Cinematographer, (DVX100 with Brevis35))
Quotable (7min drama, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor (HVX202))
2006:
The House (10min drama, Cinematographer (DVX100 with Anamorphic lens)
Hayseed (7min drama, Cinematographer, Editor (DVX100 with Anamorphic lens)) (Won best Tasmanian Tropfest entry 2006)