Tania Nehme

Tania Michel Nehme

Film editor

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Tania has edited many successful award winning feature and documentary films.
In March 2020 she completed editing BROCK – THE MAN INSIDE THE LEGEND, Kriv Stender’s documentary on the legendary racing car driver Peter Brock, set against the back-drop of the Australian motor racing scene.

In 2017, Tania collaborated with filmmakers Bentley Dean and Martin Butler editing TANNA, scoring Australia's first Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2017 Academy Awards. She also received an Ellie award for Best Editing from The Australian Screen Editors Guild for her work on Tanna in 2017.

Tania has also edited numerous critically received films in her long collaboration with writer, director Rolf de Heer. She won an Australian Film Institute and Australian Critics Circle Award for best editing on TEN CANOES. In 2006 she also received best editing and shared best documentary awards for THE BALANDA AND THE BARK CANOES, which she edited and co directed with Molly Reynolds and Rolf de Heer. Other films with de Heer, include CHARLIE’S COUNTRY, THE TRACKER, THE KING IS DEAD, DANCE ME TO MY SONG, ALEXANDRA’S PROJECT, THE SOUND OF ONE HAND CLAPPING, THE QUIET ROOM and more... All films have earned critical success in various competitions including Cannes, Venice, Berlin Film Festivals to name a few.

Tania is also the recipient of an Independent Film award for her work on de Heer's adaptation of Luis Sepulveda’s novel, THE OLD MAN WHO READ LOVE STORIES, starring Richard Dreyfuss, Hugo Weaving and Timothy Spall.

Tania worked with Liz Jackson, Martin Butler and Bentley Dean to make A SENSE OF SELF (ASOS) as journalist Liz Jackson courageously turned the lens on herself to make the most challenging story of her life as she struggled with Parkinson’s disease.
A Sense Of Self won the prestigious Walkley Award in 2017 and Tania received best editing award at the 2018 Australian Screen Editor’s Guild

Tania’s documentary credits also include CONTACT and the FIRST FOOTPRINTS series made with Butler and Dean. She has also collaborated with Molly Reynolds on feature documentaries and web series including: TWELVE CANOES, ANOTHER COUNTRY and STILL OUR COUNTRY.

ONCE IN TIME, directed by Isaou Morimoto was the first film Tania edited as a student at the AFTRS . She was nominated by the AFI for best editing.

After the Carona Virus ends… she will be returning to work with Molly Reynolds on the feature documentary MY NAME IS GULPILIL.
Membership type: Full
TANNA FILM Editor 2015
CHARLIE’S COUNTRY Film Editor 2014
FIRST FOOTPRINTS Episodes 1+ 3 + 4 Editor 2013
BROCK - The Man Inside The Legend Picture Editor 2020
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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