Shot by Dan Macarthur DOP
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Dan Macarthur is a highly experienced and versatile Director of Photography / Cinematographer based in Brisbane Australia.

Recipient of numerous cinematography awards, Dan works internationally and has collaborated as a DOP with Academy Award winners and renowned producers and directors on feature films and commercials.

Highly regarded for his visually stunning lighting, Dan captures the director’s vision by bringing an expert understanding of story-telling, framing and latest cinematography techniques.

Dan has shot commercials and feature films across the globe in the U.S, U.K, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Based in Brisbane Australia, Dan Macarthur has worked with Jackie Chan, Russell Crowe and Cuba Gooding Jnr on feature films ranging in genre from drama to thrillers to fantasy and noir.

Dan has also been sort-after as a Director / Director of Photography for commercials having worked with companies like Coca-Cola (7UP), ASICS and Bendigo Bank.

A committee member of the Australian Cinematographer’s Society (ACS), Dan began his career shooting music videos for popular Australian bands like – The Whitlam’s, Powderfinger, John Butler Trio, Gerling, Killing Heidi, Little Birdie and many more.

Dan won best cinematography at the Melbourne Underground Film Festival for neo-noir thriller “The Suicide Theory” in 2014 and was also award a Gold Award from ACS QLD for feature “Blood Money” starring Gordon Lui.

Shooting on the Gold Coast, Dan was also highly praised for his work in Absolute Deception, starring Academy Award-Winner Cuba Gooding Jnr. with veteran director Brian Trenchard-Smith quoted as saying Dan was one of the best DOPs he had collaborated with during his career.

Dan Macarthur DOP
Feature Films
A suicidal man hires a demented killer to assist him in suicide, but he miraculously survives each attempt on his...

To contact Dan Macarthur

Call  Producer Mel Poole +61 (0)411 398 951

or email