Geoffrey Simpson | ACS

Geoffrey Simpson
Lone Wolf
Geoffrey is one of Australia’s most highly acclaimed cinematographers working both in Australia and Internationally. He worked in the USA shooting Peter Weir’s “Green Card” which was quickly followed by Jon Avnet’s “Fried Green Tomatoes at The Whistle Stop Café”.
A recipient of numerous accolades, Geoffrey has won the Australian Film Industry Award for Best Cinematography for Gillian Armstrong’s “Oscar and Lucinda” (1998), Scott Hick’s “Shine” (1996) and Vincent Ward’s “The Navigator” (1988).
“Shine” also won a Bronze Frog at Camera Image, Poland.
He was nominated for Julia Leigh’s “Sleeping Beauty” (2011), Jonathan Ogilvie’s “The Tender Hook” (2008), Richard Roxburgh’s “Romulus My Father” (2007) and Gillian Armstrong’s “The Last Days of Chez Nous” (1992).
Geoffrey also received the ACS Milli Award for Cinematographer of the Year in 1985, for Donald Crombie’s “Playing Bettie Bow”.

He is a member of the Local 600 in LA, the Australian Cinematographers Society and the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.