Russell started in the motion picture industry aged 16 years in January 1965 as an office boy at GUO Wests theatre in Adelaide. Shortly thereafter he was fortunate to be offered a position as Assistant Projectionist at the Majestic Theatre (now closed) in King William Street. When the opportunity arose to take a position as…Details
This Award was originally known as the “National Film Man of the Year” until 1994, when it was changed to “National Film Pioneer of the Year”. Then in 1998, it was re-named again to read “National Cinema Pioneer of the Year”.
Zareh Nalbandian began his career in the film industry as an intern at Australia’s then leading film post production group, Colorfilm. Already an avid photographer, he quickly developed a passion for film optical effects and worked in Colorfilm’s optical effects department on various iconic Australian films in the 1980’s. Zareh took on several diverse management…Details
Peter Fenton began his flm career as a sound mixer with Merv Murphy’s Paddington production company Supreme Sound in 1958. Te complex, which included a laboratory, specialized in cinema and television commercials as well as documentaries and an occasional television pilot. Peter had worked with radio 2UE as an onair panel operator and later production…Details
John has had an illustrious career in the Western Australian Cinema Industry spanning some 60 years. He began his career in the Industry in 1951 in the Despatch Department at Metro Goldwyn Mayer in Perth. The following year, he moved to Paramount Pictures as a Despatch Assistant. Here he gained experience as a Film Examiner…Details