Tasmanian Exemplar David Brill

David Brill – the man who saw too much

Tasmanian born David Brill studied photography and cinematography at a commercial studio in Hobart and then worked for the local ABC. Watch & listen to one of Australia’s finest news cinematographers, covering disasters, wars and humanitarian stories since 1967.  David is motivated through telling the stories of unsung heroes and highlighting the good things happening in the world, which often go un-reported.

David Brill was inducted into the Australian Cinematographers (ACS) Hall of Fame in 2008.

At SBS, his personally engaged and humanistic approach has resulted in United Nations Media Peace awards for his stories Good Morning Vietnam and Chad – Crisis In The Desert.

The Man Who Saw Too Much by John Little is a biography about his exceptional career, part of The Learning Hub biography collection. This section continues to grow –  we have a rich selection of biography & auto-biography