Annie Benzie

Annie Benzie

Cinematographer / Producer / Documentary / Drama / Corporate / Video

Skills & Experience

After completing the cinematography extension course at the Australian Film Television and Radio School in she worked for SBS TV shooting news and current affairs. Since then she has shot many short films and documentaries.

Annie has a number of television credits including 2nd Unit DOP on the 2007/2008 ABC TV drama series, East of Everything, and Live Action cinematographer on dirtgirlworld ABC TV 2009. In 2013 she produced/ photographed and edited a documentary short Wetland Discovery Tour and co-produced and photographed Be the Difference. 2017 She filmed Keeping Custom in PNG which screened at the Byron Bay Film Festival. Her recent cinematography credits include additional cinematography in 2019 Laura's Choice, for Cathy and Sam Lara Henkel, a short documentary - Celebrating Care2Change and Byron Bay Influencers for ABC TV's Compass.
She also teaches filmmaking at Lismore TAFE.

Annie’s passion lies in creative collaboration and she has both drama and documentary projects in development.

Production Credits

2016 - Margaret, Radaz, HD Short
2014 - Bed Time, Blackbox, HD Short
2008 - East of Everything Series 2, 3rd Unit, Twenty 20, Super 16mm TV series
2007 - East of Everything Series 1, 2nd Camera, Twenty 20, Super 16mm TV series
2006 - Sticks and Stones, Terry Bleakly, DV short
2005 - The Encounter, Terry Bleakly, DV short
2004 - My Dad Victor, Rowena Zande, DV short
2003 - Soar and The New Boots, Tristan Bancks, DV/DVC Pro short
- And Justice for One, John Bell, DV short
- A Mile High, In Your Face Productions, DVC Pro short
2002 - Surfcheck, Barbie English, DVC Pro short
2001 - The Long Wet, Tristan Bancks, DVCam short
1997 - I, Eugenia, Additional Cinematography, Curious Media, 16mm short
1995 - My Space, Ozpan, 16mm short

2020- Byron Bay Influencers, Compass, ABC TV
Celebrating Care 2 Change, Annie Benzie Content Creation, short
2019- Laura’s Choice, Virgo Productions, Additional Cinematography, TV
2018 - Making Waves, Karenza Ebejer, HD Short
2017- Keeping Custom, Annie Benzie Content Creation, HD short
2013 - Be the Difference, Benzie Rado Prods., HD P2
2009 - Dirtgirlworld, Greenthumbs, Dirt Girl World Productions, HD P2
2004 - Animal Talk, Twenty First Century Cox, TV series pilot, DVCam
- Bloodlines, Enchanted Edge Media, DVCam
2002 - Terrible Toads and Friendly Frogs/Go Girl!, Hatchling Prods, DV
2001 - The Paper Queen, Julie Nebauer, 16mm/DV
2000 - Drawing Down the Moon, Carolyn Saul, DV
1999 - In The Pits, Brown Snake Productions, DV
1997 - Silver Tongues and Golden Tonsils, Brown Snake Productions, DV
- The Making of ‘Wanted’, 2nd Unit D.O.P., Cine 2000, SP Betacam
1996 - Artists Up Front - Ningali Sydney, Paul Roberts, SP Betacam

Education & Qualifications

1985 - Bachelor of Arts in English, Curtin University, Perth WA
1995 - Certificate in Cinematography, Australian Film and Television School, Sydney NSW
2005 - Certificate IV Training Small Groups and Workplace Assessment, Lismore, NSW