Camera operating: Canon 5D, Camera Operation, Camera Operation including DSLR, Cinematographer, Cinematography, Digital Content, DSLR operator, Editor film, High Definition, Lighting, Lighting Operation, Lighting set ups and techniques., Multi-Platform Content, TV & Film Commercial


  • Filigree Films Pty Ltd
    Cinematographer, Company Director
    2000 - Present

    Creative film production company from development through to post production services.


  • National University of Singapore
    Bachelor of Laws
    2016 - 1993

Awards and Achievements

  • NSW Premiers Excellence Award for Multicultural Health Communication

    Educational film & Dvd: Gestational Diabetes Among Vietnamese Women, for Dept Of Nursing, Uni Of Western Sydney

    July 2011
  • Best Experimental Film, LA Shorts Festival

    LIGHT, short film, dir. Kosta Nikkas
    DoP/editor/assoc producer Vincent Tay


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Vincent Tay
Education National University of Singapore
Employer Filigree Films Pty Ltd
Location Sydney Australia


About Vincent

Vincent is a member of the Australian Cinematographers Society and has been a DOP for over 15 years, working across all formats, digital and film. He loves the collaborative spirit of filmmaking and can inspire his crew to achieve their best work while still sticking to budget and schedule.

Vincent has shot four feature films:
SACRED HEART (dir. Kosta Nikas) selected for the 2016 Shanghai International Film Festival and distributed by DevilWorks. The film stars David Field.
RIZ (dir. Shakthidharan and Guido Gonzales) selected for the 2015 Sydney Film Festival
MORTARS (dir. Iqbal Barkat) selected for the 2014 Arkipel Jakarta Documentary and Experimental Film Festival and distributed by Kanopy. Screened at Regent Cinema Murwillumbah NSW and Nambour Arthouse Cinema QLD.
DUSK (dir. Iqbal Barkat) selected for the 2006 Melbourne Underground Film Festival.

Vincent began his career in Singapore, creating short films and documentaries including AN AMERICAN CAT IN THE LION CITY about a jazz guitarist living in Singapore. Vincent moved to Australia in 1998 and created the production company Filigree Films with Iqbal Barkat.

His short film credits include:
LIGHT (dir. Kosta Nikas) winner Best Experimental Film at LA Shorts Fest 2011 - Vincent was cinematographer, editor and associate producer.
MOTHER’S DAY (dir. Kosta Nikas) selected for Canada’s Edmonton Film Festival 2012.
WHY DO YOU WANT TO SEE MY FACE (dir. Iqbal Barkat) selected for NY African Diaspora Film Festival, Brisbane International, Dungog Film Festival.
30½ (dir. Phoenix Liu) winner best Foreign Romantic-Drama at 17th Indie Gathering International Film Festival, USA and Nominee for Best Cinematography; selected for 19th WOW - Sydney women's film festival.
WATER VESSEL (dir. Iqbal Barkat) selected for the 30th LA Asian Pacific Film Festival.
HANNAH’S ZOMBIE (dir. Jodin Meyer) selected for Flickers Rhode Island Int’l Horror Film Festival; Busho Budapest International Film Festival; Scare-A-Con USA.

Vincent's corporate work includes many music videos and educational films for Australian universities, including the re-enactments of large criminal trials for clients such as the Justice Research Centre of NSW and NSW Department of Justice. In 2011 he filmed and edited an 11-part TV series called Singer Songwriter Series which screened on TVSydney.

Vincent became an editor in 2002 having developed his storytelling skills of many years behind a camera.

In his previous life Vincent had a successful career as a barrister in Singapore. He won a landmark case in family law which was widely reported at the time.




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