Anthony Buckley

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Anthony Buckley

AO
Born (1937-07-27) 27 July 1937 (age 83)
OccupationFilm producer, editor
Years active1958–2010

Anthony Buckley AO (born 27 July 1937) is an Australian film editor and producer.

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Career

On leaving school, Buckley went to work for Cinesound Productions as a projectionist and assistant editor. He worked in Canada and Britain before returning to Australia in 1965. He went to work at Ajax Films and moved into producing. [1]

He edited Michael Powell's Age of Consent. [2]

In 1974 he produced the train film A Steam Train Passes . [3] 24 years later he produced another two train films, Savannahlander and Gulflander. He produced the mini-series The Harp in the South and its sequel Poor Man's Orange . [4]

Awards

Partial filmography

As editor

As producer

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References

  1. David Stratton, The Last New Wave: The Australian Film Revival, Angus & Robertson, 1980 p11
  2. "Age of Consent (1969)". BFI.
  3. "A Steam Train Passes (1975)". BFI.
  4. "Anthony Buckley". BFI.
  5. "Anthony Buckley AM – Australian Screen Editors". www.screeneditors.com.au.
  6. Roads Without Wheels (DVD). Man on the Rim: The Peopling of the Pacific. Robert Raymond (Director). Alan Thorne (Narrator). Anthony Buckley (Producer). Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media. 1989. OCLC   664751633.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)