• Our Film Commission : John Martinkus in Afghanistan

    Monday 12 August 2013 by Stephanie Boyle.

    The 2011 appointment of the Memorial's Official Cinematographer to Afghanistan followed in the Memorial’s tradition of official commissions since WW1.  The Memorial commissioned John Martinkus, the first bona fide journalist to act for the Memorial since Charles Bean, the Memorial's instigator.  Martinkus' commission took him into the world of the Australian soldier whose day to day realities include the challenges inherent in …

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