Whether it was an unforgettable movie watched as a kid or a hands-on film assignment in school, each Dreammaker probably has a humble origin story on how they became a filmmaker. Read their stories below and see how they were able to turn their passion into a profession.
How it all began for Thomas Elliott
Thomas Elliott is an emerging director and cinematographer from Melbourne, Australia. Shaped by Australia's vibrant DIY hardcore punk scene, Elliott's filmmaking style is both honest and aesthetically visceral, striving to uncover compelling stories hidden in the mundanity of everyday life.
Directed 50+ Music Videos
Worked on projects in East-Africa, USA, UK, Europe and Japan
Member of Australian Cinematographer’s Society
A film made with Sony
The Fade: Sometimes a barber shop grows to become a community hub. Watch Thomas Elliott capture the emotions and interactions in a Collingwood barber shop with the Cinema Line FX3.
Behind the scenes
Discover the thoughts and inspirations behind The Fade, plus how it was achieved using the FX3.
Sony FX3 Full-frame Cinema Line Camera
Full-frame performance with high sensitivity and wide dynamic range