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.