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Adam Sébire

sydney  |  australia


Adam Sébire

sydney  |  australia

 With the Flying Doctors, en route to an outback call-out.

With the Flying Doctors, en route to an outback call-out.

An experienced freelance camera operator, filmmaker, editor & stills photographer, Adam is primarily a Sydney based cameraman but shoots worldwide, from Pacific islands to the Arctic, in between working as a multi-screen video artist.

He specialises in creative work, web documentary and multimedia video production, with an emphasis on arts, performance and environmental themes.

 Vertical Film Festival Katoomba, Australia — 17 October 2014, 21 May 2016

Vertical Film Festival
Katoomba, Australia — 17 October 2014, 21 May 2016

He co-founded & directs the Vertical Film Festival, the world's first competition for 9:16 films, in the Blue Mountains.  CV & About

Raise  |  Rise  |  Retreat  (Video Polyptych Nº1)
(2013) — still from the video installation.

Contemporary Art

Adam's visual arts practise explores climate change-driven sea level rise and its effects on low-lying islands.  In the process, he reinvents the Early Renaissance polyptych as a form of video installation art... 

Film and Video Work

As videographer he has created over two dozen SBS & ABC TV programs; short web-videos & interviews for Sydney Opera House & YouTube Symphony Orchestra; DVDs for James Morrison, Sydney Biennale...  

Still of RFDS Doctor Pim de Lijster (2006).

Stills Photography

Shoots include most of the photos for the Royal Flying Doctor Service's new visitors' centre in Broken Hill, as well as documentation for performance artists, musicians, corporate events... 

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Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art


Video art works in progress (2017- ) which explore new perspectives on the Anthropocene era, specifically anthropogenic global warming, sea level rise and climate engineering.
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Latest Exhibition:

Most climate change policy tacitly assumes the success of geoengineering projects — despite the unknown long-term consequences of "hacking" our planet. (Part of the group show (Um)Weltschmerz in the Deutsches Museum, Munich, from 17 October 2018 onwards. More →

in the heat of the moment

Thermographic stills & video art (using infra-red thermal imaging) created with scientific instruments borrowed from climate change researchers. (2015-ongoing).
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Just Completed:

How do climate scientists, working on the front line of a problem that's invisible to most of us, respond to it as human beings, as citizens of the planet? Feeling the Heat is presented… More →

Adam's artistic research & practice centres on a multi-screen form he calls the video polyptych with which he explores cognitive dissonances underlying our responses to climate change.  Building on his documentary background he is undertaking a PhD at the University of New South Wales' Faculty of Art & Design, exploring aesthetic visual representations of anthropogenic global warming.
You can read an interview with Adam at Climate Conversations (July 2016).

CV & Research Interests 

His previous gallery exhibitions include Roads to Nowhere (2012), part of the Head On Photo Festival, Vivid Sydney and Rocks Pop-Up; Raise | Retreat | Rise (2013, for the Re:Cinema exhibition in New York / ISEA Sydney) & Below the Line (World Expo, Milan, 2015). Adam’s single-channel artworks include Le Violoncelle (2003), METROpolis & Camel Roundabout (2012) and his AnthropoScenes (2017-). In 2016 he was an artist in residence at La Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, and in 2017 at both Gallery Svalbard (Longyearbyen) & SÍM Reykjavík (Iceland).

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Film & Video Production

Film & Video Production


  • Panasonic GH5 shooting Ultra High Definition/4K V-LOG (Rec.2020 HDR) to enable beautiful colour grading
  • DSLR/Lumix lenses for stills photography
  • DJI Mavic Pro UAV for drone aerial video footage (0.8kg, registered with CASA)
  • GoPro for time-lapse or underwater
  • Sennheiser radiomike kit, Røde mikes
  • Steadicam Merlin 2 & Cine-Slider
  • Miller Professional Tripod
  • Lowel ProLight lighting kit & reflectors
  • Additional camera operators, graphics design & equipment hire on request. (link)


  • Freelance hire rate rates include all equipment, preparation & liaison.
  • Special rates are offered for educational, cultural & non-profit organisations.
  • There are many variables so please email some details of your requirements for a quote (scroll to bottom).

Shoot styles

  • Documentary, factual & interviews
  • Online/Web/Social Media video
  • Performances (Adam is musically trained)
  • Special event & promotional shoots
  • Aerial (drone) video & Stock footage
  • Video art & multimedia
  • Corporate audiovisual productions
  • Archival video recordings
  • Artist documentation & artworks
  • Time lapse shots and stock video footage
  • Simultaneous digital still photos at events requiring video & stills photography


  • Final Cut Pro X (high definition video post-production)
  • Delivery for broadcast, web/social media and mobile devices



Recent work

Inspired by Nature: Sustainable Design in Jørn Utzon's Sydney Opera House — 4 min video commissioned by SOH in 2014   ➙ more information


Hayden's Story — Royal Flying Doctor Service Australia (RFDS) — from a series of 5 x 4min videos (2015).   ➙ more information


Freelance Photography

Freelance Photography

Carried by the Wind (2008) by Adam Sébire & Merlijn Twaalfhoven, 10mins.

Adam photographs for a wide range of events, performances and organisations in Sydney and elsewhere using the Panasonic GH5 camera (offering both stills and 4K video coverage if required).

Regular clients include the Royal Flying Doctor Service & Sydney Opera House.  Special rates are available for the not-for-profit sector.

In 2012, Adam's 6-week solo exhibition Roads to Nowhere formed part of the Head On Photo FestivalVivid Sydney and The Rocks Pop-Up in central Sydney, while his Below the Line series was shown at World Expo, Milan, 2015.

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             Special rates are offered for educational, cultural & non-profit organisations.

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