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Luke Doolan - Australian Film Editor and Director - Miracle Fish, The Square, Animal Kingdom, The Gift

Luke spent his early days in feature film assisting legendary editor Jill Bilcock on Moulin Rouge

Luke has previously shot and edited previsualisation on Baz Luhrman's Australia and George Lucas' Star Wars: Episode III.

Luke has also directed films, including the short film Miracle Fish, which garnered him an Oscar nomination for best short film. Some other projects include the short Cryo and the upcoming Out of State

Luke is a member of the Australian production company Blue Tongue Films with Nash and Joel Edgerton among others.

Luke's feature films as editor include The Square and Animal Kingdom, for which he won the AFI best editing award.

Luke recently edited Joel Edgerton's acclaimed film The Gift, about a married couple whose lives are up-ended by an acquaintance from the past forced into their lives. 

Direct download: LukeDoolan.mp3
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Eugene Gearty - Oscar winning Sound Engineer - Films for: Jim Jarmusch, John Sayles, The Coen Brothers, Spike Lee, Lee Daniels, Michel Gondry, Martin Scorsese, Ang Lee, and Bill Pohlad (for Love & Mercy)

Eugene has worked on many projects for Spike Lee, Martin Scorsese, and Ang Lee over the years. He has also worked on films for Jim Jarmusch, The Coen Brothers, John Sayles, and Lee Daniels.

Eugene was nominated for an Oscar in the category Best Sound for the film Gangs of New York and he won an Oscar for Best Sound Editing for his work on Martin Scorsese's Hugo. He also won an Emmy Award for Boardwalk Empire.

Eugene's recent projects include Gone With The Bullets for Chinese director, Wen Jiang, and Love & Mercy for Bill Pohlad

Direct download: EugeneGearty.mp3
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Ross Emery - Australian born Cinematographer - Dark City, The Matrix Trilogy, Underworld Rise of the Lycans, The Giver, and Woman in Gold

Born in Sydney, Australia, Ross learned his early craft with his documentary maker father with an early career working on documentary films in Africa, Asia and South America. 

Ross' early documentary work progressed to feature film work as first an AC then operator on many high profile projects and working with such esteemed International DPs as William Fraker, Darius Wolski, and Lazlo Kovacs

Ross moved up to 2nd Unit DP on such notable projects as The Matrix and subsequent trilogy, Superman Returns, and Anna and the King.

Ross'  natural progression to DP with films such as The Cave and Underworld Rise of the Lycans are films that require a high level of expertise in difficult blends of action, VFX and performance. 

Ross recent projects as Director of Photography include acclaimed films including The Giver for Philip Noyce and Woman in Gold for Simon Curtis

Direct download: RossEmery.mp3
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Barry Alexander Brown - Film Editor and Director - The War at Home, Salaam Bombay, Do the Right Thing, The Who's Tommy, the Amazing Journey, Malcolm X, Detachment, and The Giver

As a film director, Barry co-directed the Oscar nominated documentary film The War at Home in 1979. 

Some of Barry's other film directing credits include The Who's Tommy, the Amazing Journey, the feature film Winning Girls Through Psychic Mind Control, and the documentary Sidewalk.

As a film editor, Barry has worked with director Mira Nair on films like Salaam Bombay and the upcoming Queen of Katwe.  

Barry's projects for Spike Lee over the years include: She's Gotta Have It, Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, He Got Game, 25th Hour, and Inside Man.

Barry's more recent projects as editor include: Passing Strange, Bill Cunningham New York, Detachment, and The Giver

Direct download: BarryAlexanderBrown.mp3
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