Dave is a prolific storyteller with a passion for film and television.

He has worked in the Australian film and television industry for over 28 years and has established a solid career as a film and television editor, cutting six feature films, 180+ episodes of TV, hundreds of TVCs and more than 50 short films that have played at festivals worldwide.

Dave is a graduate of the Australian Film, Television & Radio School (AFTRS) with an MA in Editing for Drama and won the Complete Editor Award in his graduating year (1998). Other awards include Best Editing in an Australian Film at Flickerfest International Short Film Festival (2000) and the Australian Screen Editors' Best Editing Award (TV non-drama) for 'Bondi Vet' (2009). He also edited the Logie Award winning documentary 'Trishna & Krishna: The Quest for Separate Lives' (2011) and the ASTRA Award winning documentary ‘The People Speak’ (2014).

He has spoken on panels at St. Kilda Film Festival, Open Channel and Australian Screen Editors and also had a rare midnight screening of three of his short films at St Kilda Film Festival in 2000.

In 2016 Dave was one of 21 emerging filmmakers shortlisted for the inaugural Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowship.


film & television editor


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