Company principal Steve Thompson has worked continuously in the Film and Television industry since 1971 and over that period has worked on a diverse range of assignments in most regions of Australia and in many overseas locations. Since moving into the freelance market in 1985 his work has principally centred on producing, directing & shooting client-direct commercials and corporate productions. Steve also works purely as a Director of Photography on various commercial, documentary and corporate projects.


He is dedicated to achieving and maintaining high professional standards. Having developed a reputation for creative and technical reliability during his career he has established a comprehensive network of associates within the industry.


Steve has extensive experience with most types of camera equipment both film & digital ranging from 35mm to handicams. His long involvement with post production has given him a comprehensive knowledge of most techniques both contemporary and traditional. His background as a film & non-linear editor has also allowed him a greater insight into story telling and cutting techniques.


Appaloosa Films made the transistion to HD acquisition in 2006. They have added the BMD Mini Ursa 4.6K camera, also Sony FS700 camera system with with 200fps slo-motion capabilty, Sony X70's plus GoPro cameras. All HD Post-Production facilities are in-house. For live TV production they have added the BMD ATEM 2ME 20 input mixer plus a Panasonic HS410 2ME HD vision mixer and support facilities.


We also operate a DJI 4K drone CASA Licence:   ARN 1039087

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