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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 Sébire is a Sydney-based cameraman who 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 →

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


Scenes from a rapidly changing planet;
video art works exploring the Anthropocene epoch, exploring anthropogenic global warming, sea level rise and climate engineering. More

Latest Exhibition:

What if we could witness our own contribution to climate change?
Video triptych installation premiering at Die Lange Nacht der Museen, Munich.
Opening: 19.00, 19 Oct 2019. Adrift (∆Asea-ice) →

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 the spatiotemporal dimensions of the climate crisis and the cognitive dissonances underlying our responses to it.  Building on his documentary background he is undertaking a PhD at the UNSW Faculty of Art & Design, exploring aesthetic visual representations of anthropogenic global warming.
His work has been exhibited at institutions including the Deutsches Museum (Hellishei∂i) and Max Planck Institute, Munich (Adrift (∆Asea-ice)), as well as the United Nations HQ in New York (Echoes Across the Divide).

CV & Research Interests 

Adam’s 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, in 2018 in Greenland, and in 2019 at Gallery Svalbard (Longyearbyen) & SÍM Reykjavík (Iceland).

View Art Works →

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Film & Video Production

Film & Video Production


  • Panasonic GH5 shooting Ultra High Definition/4K V-LOG (Rec.2020 HDR ProRes) on an Atomos Ninja V to enable beautiful colour grading

  • DSLR/Lumix lenses for stills photography

  • Parrot Anafi UAV for drone aerial video footage (0.32kg, registered with CASA)

  • GoPro6 for time-lapse or underwater

  • Rødelink radiomike kit & mikes

  • Zhiyun Crane Plus gimbal & 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

  • Archival video recordings

  • Artist documentation & artworks

  • Simultaneous digital still photos at events requiring video & stills photography


  • Final Cut Pro X and DaVinci Resolve (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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