Adam Dodd

Sydney, Australia


About Me

You have found me! Elevator pitch! Adam Dodd - Freelance DOP - Producer & Founder of Octopus Films Sydney. Over 20 years experience as a DOP, producer and editor, multi skilled and highly experienced. Can also shoot stills to a high level. Well equipped, loads of high end equipment. Have helped many companies from all over the globe get what they need shot here in Australia.

A little about Octopus Films:

We can help you put together teams for large or small scale productions. Just need a runner for a day, we have got your back. Need a big crew, gear, location scouting, permits, drone operators, gaffers, ect, ect, ect, we can help you there too.

A bit more about me:

Areas of Expertise
-Interviews: Crafting beautifully lit, stylish, and acoustically refined interviews. Proficient in remote shooting with directors and producers virtually connected via Zoom.
-Food and Cooking Shows: Specializing in capturing the art and essence of culinary storytelling.
-Automotive and Heavy Machinery: Experienced in shooting dynamic and engaging content for cars, boats, and heavy machinery.
-eLearning Content: Creating educational and informative eLearning videos with clarity and engagement.
-Fashion: Bringing fashion narratives to life with a keen eye for style and visual appeal.

Technical Proficiency
- Primary shooting on Sony FX6 & FS7, but not limited to these.
- Own a comprehensive kit including Ronin, full audio setups, lighting kits, and a Mavic Pro 2 drone.

More about Octopus Films
Our brand ethos at Octopus Films is flexibility and adaptability, akin to an octopus wrangling its surroundings. We boast a robust network of trusted professionals, from runners and gaffers to editors and rental houses, all committed to delivering world-class services and results. We've co-produced with teams from the UK, USA, Japan, India, Poland, Germany, and more, creating content across various genres including TVCs, documentaries, high-end real estate, promos, and online content.

Services Offered
- Full-scale shoots across Australia, with a special focus on Sydney.
- Available for smaller projects needing as little as one crew member or a location scouted and reported on.
- Open for personal consultations to discuss project requirements and how we can get you what you need to make your shoot a success.

Feel free to reach out for any project, big or small, and let's create something remarkable together.

📧 Contact: adam@octopusfilms.com.au

I have been in the industry since 1999.


DOP – Avene Skin Care TVC
June, 2018 — June, 2018
Commercial – Avene Skin Care
DOP – Silkari High End Property Promo
February, 2017 — April, 2017
Commercial – Silkari
DOP / Story Producer – The Next Wave Documentary
December, 2012 — October, 2015
Television – Surfing Australia
DOP – Long Tan to Afghanistan Documentary
November, 2006 — November, 2007
Television – Australian Defence

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