Ross Wood is a director, shooter, editor and the creative force behind 171 Films. With bases in Sydney and Newcastle, Ross has worked in the TV, Music and Film industries for over forty years.  Beginning his career at Channel Ten in Sydney in 1979, he worked as an audio assistant, cameraman and director for TEN10 and GTV9 Melbourne. 


Ross’ music video, EPK and music documentary career has seen him work with artists such as Midnight Oil, Noiseworks, Tina Arena, Kimbra, Jessica Mauboy, Kate Ceberano, Human Nature, Girlfriend, Lee Kernaghan, Hugh Jackman and countless other well-known music artists. Ross has also made over 300 country music videos, winning a total of seven major awards for his work, including three Golden Guitars for music video of the year.


In 2010, Ross switched his focus to corporate films and commercials, and has produced several films for major clients such as Westfield, Scentre Group, Navitas, The Whiddon Group, Ruralco and CRT. Ross has also contributed to web and TV campaigns for clients such as AV Jennings, Next Constructions, Akubra, Pointcorp, Stirling Capital, Sekisui House, City Finance, JP Morgan, Electronic Arts, 20th Century Fox, Australian Publishers Association and Hachette Publishing.


171 Films provides directing, cinematography, editing, computer graphic and event based video services.  For more information please contact Ross Wood at or 0414 772 113.


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