Earle Dresner, A.C.S.Cinematographer

Earle Dresner is an award-winning cinematographer who won two Gold Awards at the Australian Cinematographers Society (Victoria and Tasmania) Awards for his work on Sisters and Glitch.

His recent work, The Commons, a Stan Original and Screen Australia series is Stan’s highest budget series to date and earned him an AACTA Award nomination for Best Cinematography in Television. Earle recently shot the six-part drama series The Newsreader.  Produced by Werner Film Productions and created by Michael Lucas, The Newsreader is set in the maelstrom of a commercial television newsroom in 1986 and stars Anna Torv.

His other television work includes Little Lunch and Upper Middle Bogan for ABC. In 2018, Earle shot his first narrative feature, 2067, a “cli-fi” dystopian thriller starring Ryan Kwanten and Kodi Smit-McPhee.

In 2001, Earle was offered a full-time job running the camera department of Film Graphics Productions. He spent 3 years there and was given the opportunity to experiment and develop his craft shooting low-budget commercials, music videos, and short films while continuing to work as an assistant on some of the biggest commercials in Australia. Since 2007, Earle has shot hundreds of commercials all around the world for clients including Lexus, Tourism Australia, Visa, and Vodafone. Whilst busy with commercials, Earle never lost his love for drama, shooting second unit on two feature films (The ReefThe Legend of Ben Hall), as well as many short films.

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