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Jason Ballantine ASE - Film Editor

Jason is currently crafting New Line Cinema's thriller It, directed by Andrés Muschietti.

Recent credits include Nic Mathieu's sci-fi thriller Spectral, Bryan Singer's crime drama CBS pilot Battle Creek, George Miller's high-octane action adventure Fury Road (Mad Max 4) and Baz Luhrmann's American Classic in 3D The Great Gatsby.

Winner of multilple Australian editing awards for The Great Gatsby and Wish You Were Here. With further nominations for the acclaimed Wolf Creek, Rogue and Caterpillar Wish.

As 1st Assistant Editor and/or Visual Effects Editor, Jason worked alongside many noteworthy Directors and Editors on films such as Babe and Pig In The City, Dark City, Moulin Rouge, MI2, Hearts in Atlantis, The Quiet American, Happy Feet, Australia and Star Wars Episode 2 and Episode 3 in a career spanning over 20 years.

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CV

FILM EDITOR
New Line Cinema
IT
director: Andrés Muschietti
FILM EDITOR
Legendary Pictures
SPECTRAL
director: Nic Mathieu
FILM EDITOR
Fox 2000 Pictures
THE LONGEST RIDE
director: George Tillman Jr.
CO EDITOR (PILOT)
High Bridge Productions
BATTLE CREEK
director: Bryan Singer
ADDITIONAL EDITOR
Kennedy Miller Mitchell
MAD MAX 4: FURY ROAD
director: Dr. George Miller
CO FILM EDITOR
Bazmark Film
THE GREAT GATSBY
director: Baz Luhrmann
FILM EDITOR
Aquarius Films
WISH YOU WERE HERE
director: Kieran Darcy-Smith
ADDITIONAL EDITOR
Omnilab Media
KILLER ELITE
director: Gary McKendry
FILM EDITOR
Filmscope Entertainment
NEEDLE
director: John Soto
FILM EDITOR
Screen Australia
UNINHABITED
director: Bill Bennett
D.I./SCAN LIAISON
Bazmark Film

AUSTRALIA
editor: Dody Dorn, director: Baz Luhrmann

EDITOR and 2nd UNIT DIRECTOR
Filmscope Entertainment

CRUSH
directors: John Soto and Jeff Gerritsen
FILM EDITOR
Screen Gems & Original Film
PROM NIGHT
director: Nelson McCormick
FILM EDITOR
Emu Creek Pictures
ROGUE
director: Greg Mclean
EDITOR and 2nd UNIT DIRECTOR
Wish Productions
CATERPILLAR WISH
director: Sandra Sciberras
EDITOR and POST SUPERVISOR
Gerrycan Productions
THE BET
director: Mark Lee
EDITOR and POST SUPERVISOR
The True Crime Channel

WOLF CREEK
director: Greg Mclean

1st ASSISTANT EDITOR
Kerner Entertainment
CHARLOTTE’S WEB
editor: Sabrina Plisco, director: Gary Winick
1st ASSISTANT EDITOR
Kennedy Miller
HAPPY FEET
editor: Margaret Sixel, director: Dr George Miller
ASSISTANT EDITOR
JAK Productions
STAR WARS, Episode 3
editor: Roger Barton, director: George Lucas
VISUAL FX EDITOR and
1st ASSISTANT EDITOR
Crocman Productions
THE CROCODILE HUNTER
editor: Suresh Ayyar, director: John Stainton
1st ASSISTANT EDITOR
Very Quiet Productions
THE QUIET AMERICAN
editor: John Scott, director: Phillip Noyce
VISUAL FX EDITOR and
1st ASSISTANT EDITOR
Castle Rock Entertainment
HEARTS IN ATLANTIS
editor: Pip Karmel, director: Scott Hicks
ASSISTANT EDITOR
JAK Productions
STAR WARS, Episode 2
editor: Ben Burt, director: George Lucas
1st ASSISTANT EDITOR
Bazmark Film
MOULIN ROUGE
editor: Jill Bilcock, director: Baz Luhrmann
VISUAL FX EDITORIAL
COORDINATOR
Cruise/Wagner Productions

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 2
editor: Christian Wagner, director: John Woo

VISUAL FX EDITOR and
1st ASSISTANT EDITOR
Scanbox Productions

KOMODO
editor: Michael Fallavollita
director: Michael Lantierie

VISUAL FX EDITOR and
1st ASSISTANT EDITOR
Kennedy Miller
BABE - Pig in the City
editors: Margaret Sixel, Jay Friedkin,
Dany Cooper, director: Dr. George Miller
1st ASSISTANT EDITOR
Mystery Clock Productions
DARK CITY
editors: Dov Hoenig, Marcus D’Arcy
director: Alex Proyas
AVID ASSISTANT EDITOR
Kennedy Miller
BABE
editors: Marcus D’Arcy, Jay Friedkin
director: Chris Noonan

 

Member of the Australian Screen Editors Guild

Member of the American Motion Picture Editors Guild, Local 700

 

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