Jill Bilcock

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Jill Bilcock
Born Jillian Stevenson
1948 (age 65–66)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation film editor

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.[1]

Bilcock was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is a graduate of the Swinburne College of Technology.[2] 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).

Bilcock was selected for membership in the American Cinema Editors.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Director Notes
1984 Strikebound Richard Lowenstein
1986 The More Things Change... Robyn Nevin
Dogs in Space Richard Lowenstein
1987 Australian Made: The Movie
1988 Evil Angels Fred Schepisi Nominated—AACTA Award for Best Editing
1990 Till There Was You John Seale
1992 Strictly Ballroom Baz Luhrmann AACTA Award for Best Editing
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Editing
1993 Say a Little Prayer Richard Lowenstein
Temptation of a Monk Clara Law
1994 Erotique Segment: "Wonton Soup"
Lizzie Borden Segment: "Let's Talk About Love"
Ana Maria Magalhães Segment: "Final Call"
Monika Treut Segment: "Taboo Parlor"
Muriel's Wedding P. J. Hogan Nominated—AACTA Award for Best Editing
I.Q. Fred Schepisi
1995 How to Make an American Quilt Jocelyn Moorhouse
1996 Romeo + Juliet Baz Luhrmann Nominated—AACTA Award for Best Editing
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Editing
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Editing
1998 Head On Ana Kokkinos AACTA Award for Best Editing
Elizabeth Shekhar Kapur Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Editing
1999 Harry's War Richard Frankland
2000 The Dish Rob Sitch
2001 Moulin Rouge! Baz Luhrmann AACTA Award for Best Editing
ACE Eddie for Best Edited Feature Film – Comedy or Musical
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Film Editing
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Editing
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Editing
2002 Road to Perdition Sam Mendes
2003 Japanese Story Sue Brooks AACTA Award for Best Editing
2004 The Libertine Laurence Dunmore
2006 Catch a Fire Phillip Noyce
2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age Shekhar Kapur
2009 The Young Victoria Jean-Marc Vallée
Blessed Ana Kokkinos Nominated—AACTA Award for Best Editing
2011 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Troy Nixey
Red Dog Kriv Stenders Nominated—AACTA Award for Best Editing
2012 Mental P. J. Hogan
2014 Arrows of the Thunder Dragon Greg Sneddon
My Mistress Stephen Lance Upcoming
2015 Paani Shekhar Kapur

Awards & recognition[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wotherspoon, Alison (August–September 2002). "Victorian College of the Arts". Real Time magazine. 
  2. ^ McGrath, Declan (2001). Editing and Post-production (Focal Press), p. 45. Swinburne is apparently misspelled as "Swinbourne" in this reference.
  3. ^ "Members". American Cinema Editors. Archived from the original on 2008-03-04. 
  4. ^ McEnerney, Charles (28 February 1997). "The 1996 MovieMaker Readers Awards". MovieMaker. Retrieved 24 November 2009. 
  5. ^ "Cate Blanchett chases Oscar history". The Sunday Times. 21 January 2008. Retrieved 19 November 2009. [dead link]
  6. ^ Horn, John (17 February 2003). "The Week Ahead; Keep your eye on the little races". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 19 November 2009. 
  7. ^ "The week in film: AFI Awards". ABC Radio National. 6 December 2007. Retrieved 19 November 2009. 

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