Tania Nehme

Tania Michel Nehme

Film editor

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Tania has edited many successful award winning feature and documentary films.
Tanna a feature drama made in 2015, scored Australia's first ever Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards in 2017.
Directed by Australian filmmakers Bentley Dean and Martin Butler, Tanna features a cast of first-time actors from the Yakel tribe, one of the region's
last traditional communities.
Tanna has also picked up several awards including, Best Music Composition, Cinematography, Direction and the Audience Award, Pietro Barzisa, at the Venice International Film Festival in 2015. The Australian Editors Guild awarded best editing in a Feature film gong to Tania for her work on Tanna in December 2016.

With over 25 years of freelance experience she has earned recognition as a picture and sound editor. Tania has also edited numerous films directed by Rolf de Heer and has won an Australian Film Institute Award (AFI) for Best Editing for the film Ten Canoes. In 2006 the Australian Critics Circle Awarded Ten Canoes an Editing award and also a Best documentary gong for The Balanda and The Bark Canoes which Tania co directed with Rolf de Heer and Molly Reynolds. Films edited with de Heer include Charlie’s Country, The Tracker, The King Is Dead, Dance Me To My Song, Alexandra’s Project, The Old Man Who Read Love Stories, The Quiet Room, Epsilon and more…All films have earned critical awards
and competed in Cannes, Venice, Berlin Festivals to name a few.
Tania is also the recipient of an IF (Independent Film) award for her work on de Heers adaptation of Luis Sepulveda’s novel, The Old Man Who Read Love Stories, staring Richard Dreyfuss, Hugo Weaving and Timothy Spall.
The Top of the Hill, one of ten short films made for the feature film anthology ‘In the Same Garden’, is Tania’s most recent collaboration with de Heer.

Tania’s documentary credits include Contact and First Footprints made with Butler and Dean. She has also worked with Molly Reynolds on Twelve Canoes, Another Country and Still our Country.

Tania recently completed the documentary, A Sense Of Self in December 2016, with the producing directing team of Liz Jackson, Martin Butler and Bentley Dean.
Membership type: Full
TANNA FILM Editor 2015
CHARLIE’S COUNTRY Film Editor 2014
FIRST FOOTPRINTS Episodes 1+ 3 + 4 Editor 2013
THE KING IS DEAD! Picture Editor 2013
CONTACT Picture Editor 2009
TEN CANOES Film editor, Narration editor 2006
Alexandra's Project Picture Editor 2003
The Tracker Picture Editor, Dial and FX editor 2001
DANCE ME TO MY SONG Picture Editor 1997
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