Dany Cooper ASE

Dany Cooper ASE has an extensive list of credits and awards for both local and international projects that include four ASE (Australian Screen Editors) Awards, two AFI/AACTA Wins and six time nominee, FCCA (Film Critics Circle of Australia) Award, IF Nomination and an Emmy Nomination.

Dany won her first AFI Award in 1994 for feature Angel Baby, (dir. Michael Rymer). She was nominated for an AFI in 1997 for The Well (dir. Samantha Lang), which screened in Official Competition at the Cannes Film Festival. In 2006 she was nominated for Neil Armfield’s Candy, (starring Heath Ledger and Abbie Cornish), also winning her first ASE Award for the film that year. Other credits include Additional Editing on Babe Pig in the City for George Miller and Baz Lurhman’s Australia.

In 2010, Dany edited Beneath Hill 60 (dir. Jeremy Sims) and won both the FCCA Award and ASE Award, along with receiving her fourth AACTA Nomination. The next year, her work on Oranges and Sunshine (dir. Jim Loach, starring Emily Watson and Hugo Weaving), saw her receiving the ASE Award for the second year in a row and both an IF and AACTA Nomination.

Dany edited The Sapphires (dir. Wayne Blair) for Goalpost Pictures, released in 2012 and screening at international festivals including Cannes, Melbourne, Telluride and Toronto. She has received an ASE Award Nomination and won an AACTA Award for her work on the film.

Dany was nominated for a 2004 Emmy Award for her work on the TV miniseries Battlestar Galactica (Universal Pictures). She also worked on the groundbreaking Indigenous drama series for the ABC from Blackfella Films, Redfern Now on both season 1 and 2.

Recent work includes mini-series Deadline Gallipoli directed by Michael Rymer for NBCU Matchbox, (AACTA nomination 2015), the feature film Holding The Man, directed by Neil Armfield for which she won an ASE award and received an AACTA nomination and Measure of a Man directed by Jim Loach and starring Donald Sutherland. She completed her work on Breath in early 2017 and is currently finishing Cargo starring Martin Freeman and directed by Yolande Ramke and Ben Howling.
Membership type: Accredited
CARGO Film Editor 2017
BREATH Fim Editor 2017
MEASURE OF A MAN Film Editor 2016
HOLDING THE MAN Film Editor 2015
THE SAPPHIRES Film Editor 2012
REDFERN NOW Film Editor 2012-2013
CANDY Film Editor 2005
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA Film Editor 2003-2004
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