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Jarrod Boord

Career Summary

Jarrod's passion for wildlife photography started when he as 12 years old. His father gave him a Pentax 1000 camera and he instantly fell in love with photography. Since that time his focus has moved to film-making and has won multiple awards including the St.Kilda Film Festival for best documentary and traveled to Austin Texas and New York to screen his films. His wildlife cinematography has been used by National Geographic Channel and multiple major network to showcase Victorias underwater world. His works recently traveled to new york with tourism Australia to promote Southern Australian waters and tourism. Jarrod's passion and commitment to filming the environment helps others to see what beauty lies in their backyard. Jarrod graduated his degree in Outdoor Education in 2003 and Graduate Diploma of Education in 2013.

Professional Credits

Festivals and Events

  • 2015, Geelong Sustainability Film Festival, Australia, Melbourne Down Under
  • 2011, Heart of Gold Film Festival, Little Ripper
  • 2010, Staten Island Film Festival USA, Little Ripper
  • 2010, Austin Film Festival, USA, Little Ripper
  • 2010, St Kilda Film Festival, Australia, Little Ripper

Awards

  • 2010, Austin Film Festival, USA, Best Documentary - Runner Up, Little Ripper
  • 2010, St Kilda Film Festival, Australia, Best Documentary - Winner, Little Ripper
  • Camera Magazine, Judges Choice, Best Photo
  • Victorian National Parks Association Competition, Best Underwater Photo, Fish in Habitat

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Cinematographers Society - Full Member

Special and Technical Skills

Jarrod is an accomplished cinematographer on land and underwater. With knowledge of multiple camera systems and lighting both underwater and film lighting topside. Specializing in documentary film making. Specialist knowledge of Port Phillip Bay in Melbourne and southern Australian waters. Jarrod is a full ACS member.

Direct URL

https://vicscreen.vic.gov.au/choose-victoria/industry-directory/5008