Geoffrey Simpson, ACS

Director of Photography

Geoffrey Simpson is one of Australia’s most highly regarded cinematographers. A recipient of numerous accolades, he has won AFI Awards for Oscar and Lucinda (dir. Gillian Armstrong, 1998), The Navigator (dir. Vincent Ward, 1988) and was nominated for Sleeping Beauty (dir. Julia Leigh, 2011), The Tender Hook (dir. Jonathan Ogilvie, 2008), Romulus My Father (dir. Richard Roxburgh, 2007) and Oscar-nominated for Shine (dir. Scott Hicks, 1996).

Geoffrey has also worked with director Gillian Armstrong on The Last Days Of Chez Nous (1992) and Little Women (1994).  Other credits include Chen Kaige’s Kung Fu movie Monk Comes Down the Mountain (2015), Kill Me Three Times (dir. Kris Stenders, 2014) with Simon Pegg and My Mistress (dir. Stephen Lance, 2014) with Emmanuelle Beart, Satellite Boy (dir. Catriona McKenzie, 2012) and The Sessions (dir. Ben Lewin, 2012) with Helen Hunt and John Hawkes, which won the Audience Award for Best Picture at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

His international feature credits include Under the Tuscan Sun (dir. Audrey Wells, 2003), Fried Green Tomatoes (dir. Jon Avnet, 1991), Mr Wonderful (dir. Anthony Minghella, 1993), Green Card (dir. Peter Weir, 1990) and his second feature with Ben Lewin Please Stand By (2017), starring Dakota Fanning.

Geoffrey’s recent credits include Causeway Film’s Cargo (dir. Ben Howling, Yolanda Ramke/ Causeway Films, 2017) featuring Martin Freeman and the TV drama Fighting Season (dir. Kate Woods/Ben Lucas, 2017) for Goalpost Films.

Geoffrey is currently working on Jonathan Ogilvie’s feature film Lone Wolf - an innovative adaptation of Joseph Conrad’s novel, The Secret Agent, starring Hugo Weaving.

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