David Rose

Pick a random point on the world map and chances are David’s cinematography has brought that location to vivid life in your lounge room. Equally at ease on a pitching deck in 8 meter Arctic swells or capturing the surreal on the red carpet at the Academy Awards, this industry veteran has garnered national and international renown for his camera work across all genres of film and television production. Combining superb lighting with top end technical and artistic skill, David’s award winning motion picture portfolio has secured his reputation as one of the most personable and professional Cameraman/DOP’s the Australian industry has to offer.

David Rose in Ireland 2016

David has worked for over 40 years in the television industry shooting on all formats for a broad range of clients including national and international broadcasters.  He has worked his way from beginning as a film camera assistant to becoming one of the country’s most sought after award winning DOPs.  He established his broadcast skills at HSV7 and GTV9 in Melbourne in news, current affairs and documentary units and he has been a freelance operator since 1992.

David has won numerous awards for his work shooting stunning imagery which has taken him around the globe.
He is the thinking, creative cameraman who pushes both mind and equipment outside the square to achieve unique images and win acclaim throughout the industry.

David’s Awards & Experience

Australian Cinematographers Society Award
1989, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999
Cunningham-Stewart Award Winner in 1997
Walkley (journalism) “Waco Texas” ACA

  • 000 Fires – 7 Network
  • Behind the Frontline – ABC Australia
  • A Current Affair
  • Talk to the Animals – 7 Network
  • Bush Telegraph – 7 Network

Documentaries/ Reality

  • Border Security -Seven Network
  • The Block- Nine Network
  • Kearney’s Characters – 9 Network
  • Stunt Pilots – 7 Network
  • Prophecy & Predictions – 9 Network
  • Kevin Sheedy – 7 Network
  • The Real Rupert Murdoch
  • Channel 4 UK
  • Laughing at Ourselves – SBS
  • Mr Whiskers (Children’s Video)
CameraCrew - David Rose
David Rose
Arctic Circle 2011
David Rose with Michael Apted

Current Affairs

  • Sunday Program, Willessee,
  • Fox TV U.S.A.
  • Day By Day,
  • Witness,
  • Sunday,
  • 60 Minutes(NZ)
  • Terry Willesse
  • Melbourne Extra
  • 60 Minutes, Real Life
  • Today Tonight
  • Street Stories


  • NBC 2000 Sydney Olympics
  • Channel 10
  • Seven Network Digital Promos
  • Network Ten
  • FoxFooty2018/2019 Hero
  • AFL Football/Swimming/
  • Seven Network Beijing Olympic  Promo
  • Seven Network Winter Olympics Promos


  • Jetset Tours 35mm,
  • Sony
  • Crazy John Mobile Phones
  • South Pacific Computers
  • Bic
  • Pal Pet Care
  • AFL Clothing,
  • Great Southern Pie
  • Healthy Rivers
  • AFL the Real Thing
  • Rays Tent City
  • Telstra


  • Wide World of Sport
  • Seven Sport’s The Game
  • Sky Channel Optus Vision
  • C7 Sport Sports World
  • AFL International
  • Olympic Preview
  • Fox Sports Fox Footy
  • NBC Sport
  • The Footy Show
  • Just Footy
  • The Golf Channel Jared Lyle story


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