1948 (age 66–67)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Jill Bilcock (born 1948) is an Australian film editor, a member of the ASE (Australian Screen Editors), as well as the ACE (American Cinema Editors), and has edited films such as William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge! and Road to Perdition. She occasionally gives seminars at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, of which she is an alumna.
Bilcock was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is a graduate of the Swinburne College of Technology. She won the 2002 Eddie Award (best edited comedy or musical feature film) for Moulin Rouge!, for which she also received a nomination for the Academy Award for Film Editing. She has been nominated four times for the BAFTA Award for Best Editing. Three of these nominations were for the first three films directed by Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge! - 2002, Romeo + Juliet - 1996, and Strictly Ballroom - 1992). The fourth BAFTA nomination was for Elizabeth (directed by Shekhar Kapur - 1998).
Awards & recognition
- 1996, Won for Best Editing from MovieMaker Readers Awards.
- 2001, nominated for an Oscar.
- 2002, Won an American Cinema Editors award.
- 2007, Won the International Award for Filmmaking Excellence from Australian Film Institute.
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- Cawthorne, Russell (April 1, 2004). "Bilcock, Jill - The Bogus Detector". Urban Cinefile. Reporting based on an interview with Bilcock.
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