A COLLECTIVE OF WEDDING CINEMATOGRAPHERS
BASED IN AUSTRALIA AND SERVICING THE WORLD

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Learn More about Anchored Cinema

We are a team of cinematographers based in the Gold Coast, spread across Australia and swaying the seas of the world. We are a collective of creatives with sole styles and skills allowing us to create an authentic cinematography style unique to Anchored Cinema and most importantly, your story.
We capture the motion of your day as it unveils with a style that reflects your individual love.
Just like you, our team is made of qualities and quirks that we love to share. Read a little more and get to know us, just like we’d love to get to know you!

JAMES CONNELL

Cinematographer
Gold Coast, QLD
The idea for Anchored Cinema came as a natural progression for James who completed a Bachelor of Film Production at SAE. The first wedding James ever filmed was his brothers big day and the idea for Anchored Cinema just grew from there. He has now filmed and edited countless wedding’s all around the world. Life outside of Anchored for James includes skating, surfing, tinkering around his motorbike and beers!

RYAN SHARP

Cinematographer 
Port Stephens, NSW
Ryan is our main shooter for New South Wales. He has been a part of the Anchored Cinema team for many wedding seasons and is always a favourite with our lovely couples. Ryan is the great all-rounder – a man of many talents. When he’s not out shooting weddings for Anchored, he is usually working on his own personal projects or practicing yoga.

JAMES MORELLO

Cinematographer | Editor
Gold Coast, QLD
James (yes we have two James’) has only recently moved to the Gold Coast after years of traveling around the globe – he was a Ski Instructor in Canada for some time. James completed a Bachelor of Communications at University of Newcastle and developed a keen interested in cinematography whilst studying. He has been filming and editing for around 7 years and most of his skills are self taught. James is our main editing man and office comedian.

ZACH LETHBRIDGE

Cinematographer | Photo Booth 
Port Stephens, NSW

LINCOLN BERRY

Cinematographer
Port Stephens, NSW

JAHDON LOCKWOOD

Editor
Gold Coast, QLD
Jahdon is a freelance photographer who has been working in the media industry for the last 4 years. Originally from Adelaide, Jahdon took a keen interest in photography and film when arriving to the coast and is now editing love stories for Anchored Cinema. When not hanging out with us, he likes drinking beers and taking photos of scenery and landscapes.

JAY ARMSTRONG

Editor
Gold Coast, QLD
Jay is an original Gold Coaster, who has been studying media and film making for the last 2 years whilst at college. When he is not editing your wedding films, he is out surfing or adventuring around with mates.

LAURA CARRICK

Studio Manager
Gold Coast, QLD
Laura is Anchored Cinema’s Studio Manager – her main task is organising a team of boys. When Laura isn’t been the queen of office organisation – she is a freelance photographer. Laura has recently returned to the Gold Coast after a stint of city life in Melbourne and few trips overseas. In her spare time Laura likes dreaming up her next holiday destination.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

At Anchored Cinema we endeavour to compose wedding films that are honest and heartfelt, capturing all of your beautiful moments that form and forge unforgettable memories. We have a very relaxed and candid approach to our filmmaking to ensure you have a fun wedding day that is stress free and full of amazing memories.
Our team love to travel and are available to capture weddings worldwide. If you are interested in booking us for a destination wedding send us through an email and we can work out something that is beneficial for all of us.
Our head office is based on the Gold Coast and our family of cinematographers also operate from Port Stephens, Melbourne and Margaret River.
We would like to create and tell your story through a film as unique as your love.