Music Videos

CV - Awards


*Winner Australian Cinematographers Society (VIC/TAS) Gold Award for cinematograhy in a teledrama, tv feature or mini-series. (Dirt Game) 2009

*Winner Australian Cinematographers Society (VIC/TAS) Silver Award for cinematograhy in a teledrama, tv feature or mini-series. (Carla Cametti PD) 2009

*Winner Australian Cinematographers Society (National) Distinction for cinematograhy in a teledrama, tv feature or mini-series. (The King) 2008

*Winner Australian Cinematographers Society (VIC/TAS) Gold Award for cinematograhy in a teledrama, tv feature or mini-series. (The King) 2008

*Winner Australian Cinematographers Society (VIC/TAS) Gold Award for cinematography in a teledrama, tv feature or mini-series. (The Society Murders) 2006

*Winner Australian Cinematographers Society (VIC/TAS) Silver Award for cinematography in teledrama, tv feature or mini-series. (The Glenmoore Job) 2005

*Winner Australian Cinematographers Society (VIC/TAS) Silver Award for cinematography in a short film. (In Your Dreams) 2005

*Winner St Kilda Film Festival Best Cinematographer.(Redfern Beach) 2002

*Winner Australian Cinematographers Society (NSW/ ACT) Gold Award for cinematography in a short film - NSW state awards. (Redfern Beach) 2001

*Winner of Australian Cinematographers Society Best National Student Cinematographer Award. (The Silence) 2001

*Winner of AFTRS Cinematographer of the Year 2001.

Features/TV Drama

Dead Gorgeous (abc/bbc childrens tv series) Dir: Stephen Johnson/Wayne Blair

Dirt Game (abc tv series) Dirs: Brendan Maher / Grant Brown

Carla Cametti PD (sbs tv series) Dir: Ian Watson

Playing for Charlie (feature) Dir: Pene Patrick

Satisfaction (tv series - 1) B Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit DOP / DOP: Darrell Martin

The King (telemovie) Dir: Matt Saville

Secretary (tv-pilot) Dir: Kate Dennis

The Society Murders (telemovie) Dir: Brendon Maher

The Glenmoore Job(telemovie) Dir: Greg Williams

Ghost Rider (feature) Main unit- B operator Dir:Mark Steven Johnston / DOP:Russell Boyd

The Night We Called It A Day (feature 2nd UnitDOP-Additional Operator / DOP: Danny Ruhlmann

The Secret Life of Us (tv series) Additional DOP - 2nd Unit DOP (Series 3&4) Main DOP: Brendan Lavelle

After The Deluge (mini series) B camera operator - 2nd Unit DOP / DOP: Geoff Burton

Aftershocks (telemovie) Dir: Geoff Burton / Prod: Julia Overton


AAMI travel insurance Dir: Patrick Donovan

Myer “Stylish Wait” Dir: Micca Delaney

Kmart “Back to School” Dir: Tori Garrett

Kmart “Easter Hunt” Dir: Tori Garrett

Kmart “Housewarming” Dir: Tori Garrett

Cancer Council "Tobacco Control" Dir: David Caesar

Jay Jays “Change” Dir: Jake Robb

Western Power Campaign Dir: Noel Castley-Wright

Cancer Council Victoria “Dont’ Just Sit There” Dir: Emma Freeman

RAC Insurance Campaign Dir: Noel Castley-Wright

Ford “You’d Be Popular Too” Dir: Matt Palmer

St George Bank Dir’s: Hamish Rothwell

Sorbent “Lleyton’s New Best Friend” Dir: Matt Palmer

Toyota “Wish” Dir: Makino Yukio

Commonwealth Bank Dir: Matt Palmer

Odessy House Dir: Matt Palmer

Thredbo Dir: Matt Palmer

Australian Ballet Company Dir: Matt Palmer

Mars Bars Xgames Dir: Matt Palmer


Gulpilil Additional photography / Dir: Darlene Johnston Outback Run Dir/Prod: William Johns

Moree Additional photography / Dir: Judy Rymer

Love and Anarchy-The Wild, Wild World of Jaimie Leonarder Dir: Brendon Young

Dishlickers Dir/Prod: Suzanne Howard

The Actor and The President Dir: Geoff Burton

Conversations with a Dead Poet Dir: Geoff Burton

Bastards from the Bush Dir: Geoff Burton

15 Minutes to Rock Dir / Prod: Vanessa Stuart

Music Videos

Magic Dirt “I love the rain” Dir: Glendyn Ivan

Machine Gun Fellatio “Girl of My Dreams” Dir: Ryan Renshaw

Crash Palace Dir/Prod: Nick Hogan

Alex Lloyd “Amazing” Dir: Ryan Renshaw

Popstars - Scott Caine Dir: Carlotta Moye

Danielle Spencer “Blast Off” Dir: Ryan Renshaw

Wendy Matthews “Like the Sun” Dir: Ryan Renshaw

Human Nature ”Tellin’ Everybody” Dir: Chris Bentley

Savage Garden “To The Moon and Back” Dir: Chris Bentley


Short Films

The Desert Dir: Glendyn Ivan

In Your Dreams Dir: Greg Williams

Pirate Dir: Marion Lee

Redfern Beach Dir: Catriona McKenzie

See Me Dir: Aaron Crothers

The Silence Dir: Andrew Lawrence

What’s Going On Frank? Dir/Prod: John Polson



Leilani began her career in 1989, working in the camera department as a Clapper Loader then as a Focus

Puller for over 10 years. During that time she assisted DOP’s such as Geoff Burton, Russell Boyd, Martin

McGrath, Graeme Lind, Geoffrey Simpson, Ellery Ryan, Mandy Walker - to name but a few.

In 2000 she was accepted into AFTRS and completed the one year Masters Course in Cinematography and

graduated as Cinematographer of the Year. That year she was also Best National Student Cinematographer

by the ACS.

As Camera Assistant

He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (Feature - 35mm)Dir: R. Lowenstein /DOP:A. DeGroot

Airtight (Telemovie - 35mm) Director: Ian Barry / DOP: Martin McGrath

Me, Myself,I (Feature - 35mm) Director: Pip Karmel / DOP: Graham Lind

Hostages (Telemovie -Super 16) Director: Catherine Millar / DOP:Geoff Burton

Reprisal (Telemovie - Super 16) Director: Rob Marchand / DOP: Geoff Burton

Without Warning (Telemovie - Super 16) Director: Catherine Millar / DOP: Geoff Burton

Wanted (Feature - 35mm) Director: Howard Chung / DOP: Geoff Burton

Paws (Feature - 35mm) Director: Karl Zwicky / DOP: Geoff Burton

Beast (Mini-series - 35mm) Director: Jeff Bleckner / DOP: Geoff Burton

Brilliant Lies (Feature - 35mm) Director: Richard Franklin / DOP: Geoff Burton

Flight Over The Equator (Discovery Documentary - Super 16) Director:G. Burton

Heartbreak High ( June - Aug) (TV series -16mm) DOP: Danny Batterham

The Sum of Us (Feature - 35mm) Directors: Kevin Dowling & Geoff Burton / DOP:Geoff Burton

The Seventh Floor (Telemovie - 35mm) Director:Ian Barry / DOP:Martin McGrath

As Clapper Loader

Hotel Sorrento (Feature - 35mm) Director: Richard Franklin / DOP: Geoff Burton

Sirens (Feature - 35mm) Director: John Duigan/DOP: Geoff Burton

Singapore Sling (TV series - 16mm) Director:Rob Marchand/DOP:Martin McGrath

Bedevil (Feature - 35mm) Director: Tracey Moffatt / DOP: Geoff Burton

Frauds (Feature - 35mm) Director: Stephan Elliott / DOP: Geoff Burton

Mission Top Secret (TV series -16mm) DOP: Geoff Malouff

The Nostradamus Kid (Feature - 35mm) Director: Bob Ellis / DOP: Geoff Burton

The Wide Sargasso Sea (Fetaure - 35mm) Director: John Duigan / DOP: Geoff Burton

Wind (Feature - 35mm) Director: Caroll Ballard / DOP: John Toll

Garbo (Feature - 35mm) Director: Ron Cobb / DOP: Geoff Burton

The Journey (TV Series) (16mm) Director: Jane Oehr / DOP: Geoff Burton

Aya (Feature -35mm) - Director; Solrun Hoaas / DOP: Geoff Burton


Leilani Hannah ACS

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