In Conversation with Katie Milwright ACS

Women in Film and Television Tasmania (WIFT) event supported by Wide Angle Tasmania (WAT) and Australian Cinematographers Society - Tasmania (ACS)

What does it take to be a woman cinematographer?  Meet Katie Milwright the Director of Photography (DOP), currently shooting 'Deadloch' comedy series for Amazon Prime in Southern Tasmania.

In this informal session we will talk with Katie about her career, her highlights and what it's like on set in Tasmania.

There will be plenty of opportunities to ask Katie questions, so please feel free to learn and be inspired by one of Australia's leading DOPs.

All welcome!  Non-alcoholic drinks and wine/beer/cider will be available, plus snacks.

When: Friday 25 March, bar open 6pm to 7.30pm
Where: Wide Angle Screen Centre, 6 Washington St, South Hobart
Cost: $5 entry or FREE to all members of WIFT, ACS, and WAT.  To comply with COVID Safe capacity numbers an RSVP will ensure entry.

More about Katie:

Katie Milwright ACS is an accredited cinematographer working across Film, Television, Art and Documentary. A graduate of The Victorian College of the Arts School of Film and TV, she also worked in camera departments alongside some of Australia’s greatest DPs. Launching her own cinematography career with film THE HEARTBREAK TOUR for SBS in 2005.

Katie has gone on to shoot 10 feature films, LOOKING FOR GRACE for Director Sue Brooks, which premiered in competition at Venice Film Festival, won a Gold ACS award and a nomination for a Film Critics Award.  Feature film GUILTY which was awarded an ACS Gold Tripod. Other features include CELESTE, THREE SUMMERS, THE SPACE BETWEEN, SUCKER and CORROBOREE. Most recently Katie finished shooting SWEET AS for Director Jub Clerc in West Australia’s Pilbara region. 

Katie is currently shooting TV series DEADLOCH in Hobart Tasmania for Amazon. Her work on TV series includes YOUNG ROCK for NBC Universal, UPRIGHT for Foxtel/Sky UK and Netflix series SURVIVING SUMMER.

Katie also set up Netflix Series TIDELANDS and Josh Thomas’ critically acclaimed PLEASE LIKE ME.

Katie worked on multi award winning documentary GURRUMUL which was nominated for an AACTA for best cinematography.

Katie was also nominated for ‘Best Cinematography in a Music Video’ for CocoRosie’s LEMONADE at Cameraimage Cinematography festival in Poland. 

Katie lives in Melbourne Australia with her family.

March 25, 2022 at 6:00pm - 8pm

Will you come?