Eliya Cohen donated 2018-05-07 13:11:25 +1000
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I am a cinematographer, photographer and artist.
Recently I relocated to Tassie (2018), and I am looking for jobs in the camera department, on dramas, commercials and documentaries.
I am also freelancing as cinematographer and will also happily work independently as a shooter/producer/editor.
I enjoy working on a diverse variety of projects, from drama films, documentary and music videos to video art and community projects. I am especially passionate about the environment, human rights, telling unheard stories, and working with communities and young people.
Most recently, Eliya graduated (2017) from the Australian Film Television and Radio School, with post graduate studies in Cinematography. In 2014 she graduated with a Bachelor of Visual Arts with 1st class honours from University of Sydney (SCA). And in 2015, she was selected to exhibit her video installation ‘Love Eyes’ in Hatched: National Graduate Show (2015) at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, and in Emerging (2015) at the Gosford Regional Gallery. In 2012 she worked for artist and photographer Ryan McGinley in New York City.
FILM & TELEVISION EXPERIENCE:
2nd UNIT CINEMATOGRAPHY/ 1st EDIT ASSITANT - EMU RUNNER - 2018
Feature film. Directed by Imogen Thomas. Community based film (Brewarrina, NSW).
Screened at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and at the Adelaide Film Festival
I also edited the trailer. Camera – Canon C300
CINEMATOGRAPHER - HUMANS OF HOMELESSNESS - 2018 – in production
Feature documentary film. Directed by Annette Cohen, DOP Richard Wilmot. Camera - C300 and a7Sii
CAMERA ASSISTANT - NGAWIYA MAAN - 2018
Short. Dir: Amanda Reynolds DOP: Justine Kerrigan. For the Australian Museum.
Camera – Canon C300
EDIT ASSITANT - GIANT LOBSTER HUNTERS - 2018
Factual TV series. Fredbird Media.
LIGHTING ASSISTANT - THE FIRST DECTECTIVE - 2018
Feature film. Gaffer: Rich Williams
CINEMATOGRAPHER - LOVE IS LIGHT - 2017
Short film. Directed by Junior Sala. Camera – Arri Amira
1st AC - RARE BOOKS - 2017
Short film. Directed by Frazer Bull Clark. Camera – Arri Amira
1st AC - RAZNIK’S HUNGER - 2017
Short film. Directed by Shahane Bekarian. Camera – Arri Amira
1st AC - GREEN ISLAND - 2017
Short film. Directed by Emily O’Connell. Camera – Arri Amira
DIRECTOR / DOP / EDITOR - HARMONIES - 2017 Short Documentary. Camera - Sony FS5
DIRECTOR / DOP / EDITOR - PLACE BEYOND OUR MINDS - 201
Music video for Joseph Liddy and the Skeleton Horse
DIRECTOR / DOP / EDITOR - A SONG UNIVERSAL - 2015
Short film in collaboration with Neil Morris.
Screened at Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney and the Parramatta Riverside Theatre.
Broadcast nationally on ICTV and featured on the National Geographic website.
DIRECTOR / DOP / EDITOR - LOVE EYES - 2015
Video Installation. Exhibited at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art and the Gosford Regional Art Gallery.
EDITOR - GOLLION OCHRE - 2016
Bottlebrush Media. Short documentary commissioned by Office of Environment and Heritage
CO-DIRECTOR / CAMERA / EDITOR - WHAT OUR ELDERS FOUGHT FOR - 2015
Short documentary commissioned by The Gunaikurnai Traditional Owner Land Management Board.
OFFICIAL STILLS PHOTOGRAPHER - ANDY X - 2012
Feature film. Sunday Pictures. Dir: Jim Sharman. DOP: Bonnie Elliott.
Freelance clients include:
Sydney Fringe Festival - Jurlique - University of New South Wales - The University of Sydney - ING Direct - Jurlique - NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service - Philanthropy Australia - Office of Environment and Heritage