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Cushla Dillon – Film Editor

FEATURES (DRAMA):

  • The Rehearsal (2015) – ASSEMBLY EDITOR – Director: Alison Maclean | Producer: Bridget Ikin
  • Orphans and Kingdoms (2013) – Director: Paolo Rotundo | Producer: Fraser Brown (NZ)
  • Mt Zion (2012) – ASSEMBLY EDITOR – Director: Tearepa Kahi | Producer: Quinton Hita (NZ)
  • After the Waterfall (2009) – Director: Simone Horrocks | Producer: Trevor Haysom (NZ)
  • Piggie (2000/01) – Writer/Director: Alison Bagnall | Producer: Alison Dickey (US)
  • Snakeskin (2000) – CoEditor Marcus D’Arcy | Writer/Director: Gillian Ashurst | Producer: Vanessa Sheldrick (NZ)
  • The Price of Milk (1999) – Writer/Director: Harry Sinclair | Producer: Fiona Copland (NZ)
  • When Love Comes (1998) – Director: Garth Maxwell | Producer: Michelle Fantl (NZ)
  • Topless Women Talk About Their Lives (1997) – Writer/Director: Harry Sinclair | Producer: Fiona Copland (NZ)

FEATURES (DOCUMENTARY):

  • Yellow is Forbidden (2017) ASSEMBLY EDITOR | Director/Producer: Pietra Brettkelly
  • The Free Man (2016) CO-EDITOR/CO-WRITER WITH CHRIS PLUMMER | Director : Toa Fraser | Producer: Matthew Metcalfe
  • The Flickering Truth (2015) CO-EDITOR | Director/Producer: Pietra Brettkelly
  • The Price of Peace (2014) Director | Kim Webby | Producer: Christina Milligan
  • Pictures of Susan (2012) Director | Producer: Dan Salmon
  • Jerusalem/Hiruharama (2012) CO-EDITOR WITH CHRISTOPHER PRYOR | Director/Producer: Miriam Smith & Christopher Pryor
  • Beautiful Machine (2011) Director: Sam Peacocke | Producers: Laurence Alexander & Grant Roa
  • Is She or Isn’t She (2010) Director/Producer: Justin Pemberton
  • This Way of Life (2009) Director: Tom Burstyn | Producer: Sumner Burstyn
  • Trouble is My Business (2007) Director: Juliette Veber | Producer: Vicky Pope

TELEVISION:

  • Wanted (2016/2017 Series 2) 3 Eps – Directors: Peter Salmon/Peter Templeton | Matchbox Pictures
  • Filthy Rich (2015 Series 1) 4 Eps – Directors: Michael Duigan/Peter Burger | Producer: Steven Zanoski
  • Short Poppies (2013) 3 Eps – Director: Michelle Walshe | Producer: Cass Avery | Augusto Films Ltd
  • Confessions of Prisoner T (2013) Director: Michael Bennett | Producer: Catherine Fitzgerald and Michael Bennett | Blueskin Films
  • Agent Anna (2012-Series 1) Eps 4, 5, 6 Director: Peter Salmon | Producer: Rachel Gardner | Great Southern Film & TV
  • Super City (2010-Series 1) 6 Eps – Created by: Madeleine Sami | Director: Taika Waititi | Producer: Carthew Neal
  • Is She or Isn’t She (2010) 52 Mins – Director/Producer: Justin Pemberton
  • Being Eve (2001) 2 Eps – South Pacific Pictures
  • Cleopatra 2525 (1999) 4 Eps – Pacific Renaissance
  • House of Sticks (1997) TV Movie – South Pacific Pictures

SHORT FILMS:

  • Theodora (2016) Director: Abigail Greenwood | Producer: Kate Prior
  • The December Shipment (2014) – Director: Cathy McDonald | Producer: Vivienne Jaspers
  • Ma (2013) – Director: Nikki Si’ulepa |Producer: Ngaire Fuata
  • Monifa (2010) – Director: Luke Savage | Producer: Anna Stuart
  • Choice Night (2009) – Director: Chris Dudman | Producer: Vicky Pope
  • Brave Donkey (2008) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Producer: Nikki Walker
  • The Handover (2008) – Director: David Stubbs | Producer: Vicky Pope
  • Finders Keepers (2007) – Director: Melanie Bridges | Producer: Sharlene George
  • The Waiting Room (2000) – Director: Ian Hughes | Producers: Emma Aubin & Amanda Barnes
  • Several Ways of Getting Around (1999) – Director: Rachel Davies | Producer Daniel Pritchard
  • Venus Blue (1998) – Director: Gillian Ashurst | Producer: Lara Bowen
  • Jumbo (1998) – Director: Jim Marbrook | Producers: Heather Lee & Anna Marbrook
  • A Fine Weekend (1998) – Director: Armagan Ballantyne | Producer: Marg Slater

COMMERCIALS:

  • Mercury Energy (2016) Director: Jae Morrison | Finch
  • NZ Post (2016) Director: Dylan Pharazyn | The Sweet Shop
  • Realestate.co.nz (2016) Director: Josh Frizzell | 8 com
  • McDonalds Olympics (2016) Director: Nick Kelly | The Sweet Shop
  • Tower Insurance (2016) Director: Alyssa McClelland | Finch
  • Holden Field-day (2016) Director: Chris Dudman | Robbers Dog
  • NZTA  Dead on their Feet (2016) – Director: Josh Frizell | 8com
  • NZ Post (2015) – Director: Iain McDonald | The Sweet Shop
  • Spark/Samsung/Swagger (2015) – Directors: The Downlow Concept | Sunday Punch
  • Globug (2015) – Director: Rachel Guidera | Sunday Punch
  • Cigna (2014) – Director: Michelle Saville| Thick as Thieves
  • Taubmans (2014)  Director: Chris Dudman | Robbers Dog
  • Contact – Project Sofa (2014) – Directors: The Downlow Concept | Sunday Punch
  • Pepsidol (2014) – Director: Sam Holst | The Sweet Shop
  • NZTA Drug Driving (2014) – Director: Robin Walters | Curious
  • 2 Degrees (2014) – Director: Stuart McDonald | The Sweet Shop
  • Vive (2013) – Director: Jessica Bluck | Otto Empire
  • Cigna (2013) – Director: Zoe Macintosh| Thick as Thieves
  • LCM (2013) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Robber’s Dog
  • NZ Fire Service (2012) – Director: Glendyn Ivin | Exit Films
  • Silver Fern Farms (2012) – Director: Rob Sarkies | Capital City Films
  • Skinny (2012) – Director: James Solomon | Flying Fish Films
  • Lotto (2012) – Director: Greg Wood | Exit FIlms
  • Coca-Cola (2011) – Director: Dylan Pharazyn | The Sweet Shop
  • Save 7/Breast Cancer (2011) – Director: Zoe Macintosh| Thick as Thieves
  • Westpac 150 years (2011) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Robber’s Dog
  • Families Commission (2010) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Robber’s Dog
  • National E-Saver (2010) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Robber’s Dog
  • Sky Guy (2010) – Director: Christopher Clark | SKY TV
  • Rugby World Cup (2010) – Director: Luke Savage | Flying Fish
  • Pinnacle Life (2010) – Director: Luke Savage | Flying Fish
  • Lotto Big Wednesday (2008) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Robber’s Dog
  • Sovereign (2008) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Robber’s Dog
  • SPARC (2008) – Director: Felicity Morgan-Rhind | Prodigy Films
  • Whitcoulls (2008) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Robber’s Dog
  • Positively Wellington (2008) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Robber’s Dog
  • Plan B (2008) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Robber’s Dog
  • Heineken (2008) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Robber’s Dog
  • Turners Auctions (2008) – Director: Rob Sarkies | Capital City FIlms
  • Four Square (2007) – Director: Felicity Morgan-Rhind | Prodigy Films
  • Viagra (2007) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Exile Films
  • State Insurance (2007) – Director: Felicity Morgan-Rhind | Film Construction
  • Panasonic Heatpump (2007) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Exile Films
  • Yahoo / Xtra (2007) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Exile Films
  • Suzuki (2006) – Director: Felicity Morgan-Rhind | Film Construction
  • IHC (2006) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Exile Films
  • Frank (2006) – Director: Felicity Morgan-Rhind | Film Construction
  • Canteen (2006) – Director: Felicity Morgan-Rhind | Film Construction
  • Fisher & Paykel / Silver Ferns (2006) – Director: Felicity Morgan-Rhind | Film Construction
  • Ploughmans (2006) – Director: Gaysorn Thavat | Exile Films

INDUSTRY AWARDS:

  • Best Editor ‘Orphans and Kingdoms’ – NZ Moa Film Awards 2014
  • Best Documentary Editor ‘Beautiful Machine’ – NZ Moa Film Awards 2012
  • Best Editor ‘Snakeskin’ (with Marcus D’Arcy) – NZ Film & TV Awards 2001
  • Best Editor ‘Topless Women Talk About Their Lives’ – NZ Film & TV Awards 1998
  • Bronze Axis for Editing ‘Finders Keepers’ – NZ Axis Awards 2008

ADDITIONAL TRAINING:

  • 2007-2008 – Attended Script Development Programme, Binger Filmlab, Amsterdam with feature film script ‘A Guide to Magical Thinking’

EDUCATION:

  • 1991 Bachelor of Arts (Communications) – Major in Film Production & Screen Studies University of Technology, Sydney