David Birrell

David was born into a photographic and filmmaking family.

After high school David worked as an industrial stills photographer and later completed a Bachelor Degree in Fine Art Teaching and it was the film and video studies in that course that eventually led to a Production Operations traineeship with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Training in a wide range of disciplines (camera, sound, film, video, lighting and outside broadcast) David ultimately chose editing. He worked for two years in News, Current Affairs and Children’s TV before moving to the private industry as an on-line editor. David edited commercials, music videos, TV drama, corporate and sports before his next phase as a TV drama post-production supervisor.

Since 1995, David has supervised post production, edited or assisted on many Australian and International feature films and television series. Film credits include Love Serenade, Mr ACCIDENT, QUEEN OF THE DAMMED, THE MATRIX RELOADED  & REVOLUTIONS, LORD OF THE RINGS, KING KONG, NO RESERVATIONS and  Baz Luhrmann’s AUSTRALIA.