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Howard Rubie (1938–2011)

Howard Rubie began his cinematography career in the 1950s as a gopher at Kingcroft Studios in Sydney, Australia. In 1953 he started working for Cinesound as a camera assistant and later went to work at Ajax Studios as a cameraman and eventually as a director. He worked on many television commercials and documentaries, as well as directing episodes ... See full bio »


(age 73) in Sydney, Australia

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Silent Reach Director
Butterfly Island Director


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 1998-2000 Search for Treasure Island (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- Dead Man's Chest (2000)
- The Brotherhood (2000)
- Thorn Birds (2000)
 1992 Mission: Top Secret (TV Movie)
 1991 Gotcha (Short)
 1985-1988 Butterfly Island (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.1 (1985)
 1985 Special Squad (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Big Bad World (1985)
 1985 Stock Squad (TV Movie)
 1984 Runaway Island (TV Series)
 1983 Chase Through the Night (TV Movie)
 1983 Silent Reach (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1983)
- Episode #1.1 (1983)
 1982 Island Trader (TV Movie)
 1982 Secret Valley (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Battle Stations (1982)
- Secret Weapon (1982)
- Big Plans (1982)
 1979 Days I'll Remember in South Australia (Documentary short)
 1977-1979 Bailey's Bird (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Men of Property (1979)
- The Binatang Man (1979)
- Open & Shut (1979)
- Burning Bright (1979)
 1978 The Scalp Merchant (TV Movie)
 1978 Chopper Squad (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Cliff Rescue (1978)
 1976 The Lost Islands (TV Series)
 1975-1976 Shannon's Mob (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Heart of Oak (1976)
- Peace Lovers (1976)
- Loser Takes All (1975)
- Stock in Trade (1975)
 1974 Human Target (TV Movie)
 1974 Silent Number (TV Series) (1 episode)
- God's Will (1974)
 1971-1973 Spyforce (TV Series) (21 episodes)
- The Trail (1973)
- The Murder (1973)
- The Decoy (1973)
- The Mission (1972)
 1973 Boney (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1971 Barrier Reef (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- God Bless Her (1971)
 1969 The Rovers (TV Series)
 1968 Woobinda, Animal Doctor (TV Series)
 1968 The World of the Seekers (TV Movie documentary)
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Show Show Cinematographer (1 credit)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)

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Howard Ruby

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