Soundfirm wins at the ASSG awards!

A great day had by all on Sunday 25th November at the ASSG awards. A big congratulations to all the winners and nominees. "Wish You Were Here", "Killer Elite" and "The Mystery Of A Hansom Cab" all picked up awards on the day. Well done to everyone involved in those great projects including Chris Goodes, Andy Wright, Glenn Newnham, James Harvey, Brooke Trezise, Sam Petty,  Andrew Neil, Pete Smith, Mario Vaccaro, Adam Connelly and a HUGE congratulations to Roger Savage who picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award!

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Lifetime Achievement Award for Soundfirm CEO, Roger Savage

Roger Savage receives lifetime achievement award at Australian Screen Sound Guild Awards

Roger Savage, Soundfirm’s founder and CEO has been recognized for his achievements by the Australian Screen Sound Guild Awards. The Syd Butterworth Lifetime Achievement Award went to Sound Mixer, Savage, at a ceremony last night at Sydney’s The Establishment.

A 40-year veteran of the Australian film industry, Savage has been a fierce defender of the Australian creative industries for his whole career. His first film was a surf documentary about the 1970 World Championship, "Getting Back To Nothing", directed by Tim Burstall in 1971. His next film was "Mad Max" in 1979, as well as other classics "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi" and "Crocodile Dundee". More recently Savage has worked on "Mao’s Last Dancer" and "Mental".

His company, Soundfirm, is Australia's most awarded, independent post production facility, with resources in Melbourne, Sydney and Beijing.

Soundfirm wins an MPSE Golden Reel for "The Flowers of War"

Congratulations to the team that worked on Zhang Yimou's latest film "The Flowers of War" for picking up a Goldren Reel on the weekend for best sound editing on a foreign language film! Soundfirm Melbourne, Sydney and Beijing collaborated on this major motion picture which was the first film to be mixed in 7.1 in Australia. "The Flowers of War" starring Christian Bale will be out in cinemas later this year.

The team involved;

James Ashton,  Steve Burgess, Adam Connelly,  Chris Goodes, Rob Mackenzie, Roger Savage,  Mario Vaccaro and Andy Wright

Outstanding work guys!

Introducing Australia's largest and most advanced grading and screening room

Soundfirm Sydney is now home to Australia's largest and most advanced grading and screening room. Check out our new ad that can be seen in this months IF magazine.

The Eye of the Storm

"The Eye of the Storm" is an adaptation of Patrick White's Nobel Prize winning 1973 novel and is the first successful film of a White novel. Schepisi's film featuring an extremely sought after cast including Geoffrey Rush, Charlotte Rampling and Judy Davies is a visual gem and Schepisi's first Australian feature since 1988.

Killing Time opens nationally on TV1!

Killing Time opened nationally on TV1 on the 2nd November to rave reviews after being delayed for 12 months due to pending court cases. The network has revealed that it will screen the first 6 suspenseful episodes for the time being of the 10 episode crime drama series featuring David Wenham. Wenham plays former lawyer, Andrew Fraser, and the series follows the rise of the young small time lawyer to successfully defending the most infamous criminals in Australia to his downfall and imprisonment.

The series opens with much anticipation and Soundfirm are proud to be involved with this ambitious current event drama.