My Australia

Aerial Cinematographer Chris Tangey left Australia's cities forever over 30 years ago. Here are some of the beautiful places he now lives with every day.

Music under license: "Capriole" Adrian Berenguer

  • Chris Tangey
    Aerial Cinematographer
  • Chris Tangey
  • Chris Tangey
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    4 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 28, 2023
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    8,000 USD
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    HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
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Director Biography - Chris Tangey

Chris Tangey has shot under the direction of Werner Herzog, Kriv Stenders and Academy award winning DoP Russell Boyd ASC ACS. His credits include Cinematographer and 2nd Unit Photographer on the Universal Pictures feature film "Boy from the bush", DoP on both a Tourism Australia TVC and corporate video and a promo for a new Warner Brothers comedy series. Chris was Aerial Cinematographer on the 2 part finale of The Batchelor 2020 (USA) and Australian DoP for Pioneer Television's "Undercover Mother" series for ABC U.S. He has filmed for BBC Natural History Unit, BBC Science, National Geographic and Discovery Channel productions and has won 20 International Awards including outright "Best Cinematography" in Tokyo, Seattle, Vienna and Buenos Aires. Chris also has 7 gold and 5 silver plaques from the prestigious Australian Cinematographer's Society.

TRIVIA: Chris was born on a small farm and has worked in floor tile and radiator factories, in a paint and hardware store and as a warehouse man. He is a former Melbourne drive-time radio announcer and later a television station announcer. He has led parties searching for the 19th century camps of the Burke and Wills expedition... and found some, from the age of 17 he spent two years on a lone search for the supposedly extinct Thylacine, or Tasmanian Tiger. His astonishing footage of a fire tornado in 2012 was reported worldwide through Reuters resulting in him being interviewed globally, including live on both Good Morning America and the Today shows on the same morning, and later with Sean Hannity. Former US Vice President Al Gore requested a license to utilize the footage, twice.

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