Andrew Conder started his career in 1981 at BTQ7 in Brisbane shooting location drama and children’s magazine television. He was elevated to Chief Cameraman for children's production in 1986 and won the prestigious "Pater" Award for television excellence in 1988. Andrew won his first Australian Cinematographers Society Award in 1991 for the music clip "Lullaby". He has since won another Sixteen ACS acclamations; "Best Cinematography” at Actionfest (2006), "Best Cinematography" ASIN Awards (2016) and the Coveted ACS Golden Tripod in 2008.
Andrew was accredited to the American Society of Camera Operators (SOC) in 2007, and the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) in 2008.
Since going freelance in 1990 Andrew has demonstrated his Avant Garde Cinematography Techniques in over 40 Telemovies, Documentaries, and Short Films. He has shot countless episodes of television drama from "Pacific Drive" to "Jeopardy", the successful Children's series "The Saddle Club" and over 200 Television Commercials. He has over 30 Feature Film credits including many high profile productions such as "Pirates of the Caribbean", "Peter Pan", "Scooby Doo", "Crocodile Dundee in L.A.", "Fools Gold", "24 - Live another Day", "Terra Nova", "The Ruins" , "The Great Raid", "The Marine", "House of Wax", “The Shallows”, and "Fortress" to name just a few.
Andrew was also D.P for the Feature Films “Aussie Heat" (1997), “Casino Reef" (1998); the Horror/Thriller Feature "Punishment" (2007), the gangster/comedy “Nice Package” (2013), the Western Zombie Feature "Bullets for the Dead" (2014); "Red Billabong" (2014), an Australian action horror film centred around mystical aboriginal folklore; and the recently completed "Boar", a Thriller/ Horror Movie.
He was Second Unit D.P for the 2004 miniseries "Through My Eyes", the highly acclaimed Feature "All My Friends Are Leaving Brisbane" (2006), and the action thriller “Drive Hard” (2013).
2017 saw Andrew working in Melbourne on the highly acclaimed “Picnic at Hanging Rock” Series; and he returned to Queensland later that year to D.P the latest Jonathan Shiff TV Series “The Bureau of Magical Things”. (see Trailer below)
2018 was just as busy with the 3rd Instalment of “The Family Law”, Season 3 of “Wanted”, Feature Film “Occupation – Rainfall” and the new Foxtel Series “The End”.
Andrew has not slowed down in 2019 – His talents being sought after for the Disney/ABC Network police drama “Reef Break”; and he is about to start shooting a Psychological Thriller Feature Film “Do You See What I See”.
First Look Trailer for "The Bureau of Magical Things" ..... shot July - November 2017
A Short Film I shot recently - The director wanted to tell a story without dialogue - see what you think
" Andrew Conder’s cinematography is sharp and clear and elevates the pictorial well above the verbal narrative." ... Sydney Arts Guide
(Red Billabong Review)
" Andrew Conder’s photography elevates the surrounds of the Queensland’s Gold Coast to epic levels".... The Reel Bits.com
(Red Billabong Review)
" The cinematographer has splendidly captured the scenic, pristine beauty of the Australian landscape, lending credence to it being the Old West of the United States." .... Zombie Education Alliance
(Bullets for the Dead Review)
AC GC Bulletin (pdf)Download
ACS Magazine "24 - Live Another Day" (jpg)Download
MEAA _ Spotlight on Andrew Conder (pdf)Download
Cinema Australia Interview - "Brothers" (pdf)Download
SAE News Andrew Conder Steadicam Workshop (pdf)Download
ACS Magazine Interview for "The Saddle Club" (doc)Download
ACS Magazine December 2017 (pdf)Download
Stage Mum's Interview (pdf)Download
Stage Mum's Ursa Mini (pdf)Download
You are always welcome to drop over and have a drink with me at our Buffalo Bar,
so next time you are on the Gold Coast, come on over!
1 Zeller Crescent, Arundel, Queensland 4214, Australia