Nigel Bluck won the three major Australian film awards –
the AFI Award, the Film
Critics Circle of Australia Award and the IF Award – for cinematography in 2008
for the feature film Home Song Stories. His international career as DOP includes
shooting Bahman Ghobadi’s Half Moon, Stickmen and Like Minds. Nigel was 2nd
Unit DOP on Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings Trilogy. He first worked withJackson on Heavenly Creatures, filming The Making Of documentary. Other 2nd
Unit credits include Baz Luhrmann’s Australia and the acclaimed New Zealand
feature In My Father’s Den.
Steven Jones-Evans won the 2003 AFI and IF Awards for
Best Production Design
for the Gregor Jordan-directed Ned Kelly, starring Heath Ledger, and he was
also production designer for Jordan’s US films Unthinkable and Buffalo Soldiers
and Jordan’s first feature Two Hands. Steven also won the AFI Award for Best
Production Design for Metal Skin and has been nominated for The Children of
the Silk Road, Siam Sunset, Love Serenade and Romper Stomper, with IF Award
nominations for Oyster Farmer and Australian Rules. Other credits include Walk
the Talk and True Love & Chaos.
Francois Gedigier’s collaborations with renowned French
Chéreau include La Reine Margot (Queen Margot), starring Isabelle Adjani, and
Ceux qui m’aiment prendront le train (Those Who Love Me). Francois received
nominations for a César award for Best Editing for both films. He also worked
with Chéreau on Son frère (His Brother), Persécution, Gabrielle and Intimacy.
His many other credits include Home, La tourneuse de pages (The Page Turner),
Ensemble c’est tout (Hunting and Gathering) and Rembrant.
Whilst studying at the Conservatoire National Superior
de Musique in Paris,
Gregoire gained a reputation for creating musical scores for silent movies,
playing the piano live during the performances. His first composition for film
was for Mathieu Amalric’s Le Stade De Wimbledon. Since then he has scored
the music for another fifteen feature films, including Un Conte De Noel, which
was part of the official selection for Cannes in 2008, and Emmanuel Bourdieu’s
Les Amities Malefiques, which was awarded the Great Critics Prize in 2006. He
also writes and arranges songs for Barbara Carlot and in 2003 wrote his first
novel, Le Vert Paradis.
Olivier Mauvezin was nominated, with Agnes Ravez and
Jean-Pierre Laforce, for
a French César award for Best Sound in 2008 for the internationally acclaimed
film The Class, winner of the 2009 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. His
filmography is extensive with recent films including Les derniers jours du monde
(Happy End), Ma place au soleil (My Place in the Sun), Parc, La tourneuse de
pages (The Page Turner), La chose publique (Public Affairs) and L’emploi du
temps (Time Out).
Joanna Mae Park was costume designer for the Tony Ayres
Doll and John Polson’s What’s Going on Frank?, and was set decorator for the
film Love Serenade, Paws and True Love & Chaos and the television mini-series
Naked. Joanna is extremely experienced in television commercials, with dozens
of credits as costume designer and art director.
Wendy De Waal is one of Australia’s top make up and hair
artists in film, television,
theatre and commercials. Her many feature film credits include Wolverine, The
Man Who Sued God, Accidents Happen, Superman Returns, Unfolding Florence,
Suburban Mayhem, The Night We Called it a Day, Matrix I and II, Moulin Rouge,
Star Wars: Episode 2 and Young Einstein.