showreel 2019

Justin Hartwell is a Cinematographer & Camera Operator who has helped Artists and Professionals tell their stories, collaborating on many Music Video, TV, Film and Corporate projects. Contact Justin today to bring your next exciting project to dazzling life!

i've had the pleasure of working with some great creatives..

Erika Owen, Actress & Model

"Justin made me feel very comfortable on set and was extremely professional to work with. I would recommend J in a heartbeat for your next production if you want great cinematography and someone who thinks outside of the box to capture unique angles and shots."

Andy Sparnon, Producer "Goodlife TV"

"Justin brought initiative and reliability to my production and I'm extremely grateful for it. I have no hesitation in recommending Justin for his professionalism on any project."

Amy Jobson, Presenter

"I worked with Justin on a lifestyle series and we got along instantly. As a presenter it's so important to feel comfortable with the team and I found Justin to be professional, experienced, and easy to work with."

Lucy Carr, Director

"Justin is professional, creative and lots of fun to work on set with. I highly recommend him for any cinematography or DOP work! A quadruple thumbs up from me."

Zac Van Manen, Director

"Justin's a consummate professional. Willing to listen, contribute, and cooperate with a team to produce only the kind of content you want your name on. He's talented, creative, and - most importantly - knows that the show must go on."

Wendy Spencer, Producer

"I have previously worked with Justin and found him to be very reliable to work with , he has real passion for what he does and would work with him in a heartbeat."

BLOODLINE - Teaser Trailer

Teaser Trailer for Short Film BLOODLINE,
Writer / Producer / Director Madison Marneros
DOP / Editor Justin Hartwell

Music by

ORIGIN ENERGY "Be Mindful. Because It Matters."

Produced in association with Resolution Media in Melbourne, this short piece from Origin Energy highlights the importance of staff being mindful of the important things that matter to us, in our personal and professional lives.

"CHARLIE COPELAND" Rachael Bristow & Tracy Walsh Showreel

I had the pleasure of working with actresses Rachel Bristow & Tracy Walsh to create this dramatic showreel scene.

Contact me to see how I can help create scenes for your upcoming showreel.

Directed by Anthony Miller

Written & Produced by Rachael Bristow

"YOU'RE DONE" Rachael Bristow & J'Ma showreel

Once again, I enjoyed working with actresses Rachel Bristow & J'Ma to create this dramatic showreel scene.

Contact me to see how I can help create scenes for your upcoming showreel.

Directed by Anthony Miller

Written & Produced by Rachael Bristow

Darren Johnson "Where you are"

I directed and shot this music video for Gold Coast country music artist Darren Johnson's "Where You are", from his album "Road Home". Featuring Dorothy Daisy.

NOVA 106.9 & GOLDEN CIRCLE “Get Out Camp Out” TVC

I was very excited to work with Olympic Champion and Presenter Suzie O'Neill to produce this TVC for Gold Circle's "Get Out Camp Out" campaign with Brisbane's NOVA 106.9


"Having worked with Justin on two music videos, I cannot recommend him enough. Aside from his amazing eye and endless great ideas, his technical knowledge of the craft is enviable. He's a lot of fun while being constantly focused on the job at hand. I can't wait to work with him again and hope other filmmakers are lucky enough to have him on their crew!" Dan Jensen, Director.


There's a lot that goes into making your favourite coffee or paper cup. Without it, you'd be using your hands! Thanks to Oji Foodservice Packaging Solutions and The Video Box - here's a glimpse of the process I was excited to be involved in.


WINNER "Best Film" - Foxwell Rd Film Festival, 2016.

"This was my first time in filmmaking and I could not have done it without Justin. He helped me bring my vision to the screen. He is efficient, easy to work and knows his stuff! I look forward to working with him again and seeing his work on the big screen where he belongs." Verity Grace, Director.

eternal torment "depose"

Music Video for Gold Coast death metal band Eternal Torment's song "Depose", paying homage to 70s/80s slasher / horror genre pictures. 

michelle cullen - printmaker & painter

Nominee "Best Documentary" - Foxwell Rd Film Festival 2016.