Jill Elizabeth Bilcock film editor, a member of the Australian Screen Editors (ASE) guild, as well as the American Cinema Editors (ACE) society, and has edited films such as 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.(born 1948) is an Australian
1948 (age 70–71)
Bilcock was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is a graduate of the Swinburne College of Technology. 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 Best 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: Strictly Ballroom (1992), Romeo + Juliet (1996), and Moulin Rouge! (2002). The fourth BAFTA nomination was for Elizabeth (1998), directed by Shekhar Kapur.
The documentaries Jill Billcock: The Art Of Film Editing for ABC TV and the cinema-released Jill Bilcock: Dancing the Invisible, both in 2017, explore her life and work.
Awards and recognition
- 1996, Won for Best Editing from MovieMaker Readers Awards
- 2001 – nominated for an Oscar
- 2002 – Won an American Cinema Editors award
- 2007 – Won the International Award for Filmmaking Excellence from Australian Film Institute
- 2012 - Moulin Rouge! was listed as the 32nd best-edited film of all time in a 2012 survey of members of the Motion Picture Editors Guild.
- 2018 – Companion of the Order of Australia
- "Members". American Cinema Editors. Archived from the original on 2008-03-04.
- Wotherspoon, Alison (August–September 2002). "Victorian College of the Arts". Real Time magazine.
- McGrath, Declan (2001). Editing and Post-production (Focal Press), p. 45. Swinburne is apparently misspelled as "Swinbourne" in this reference.
- Jill Billcock: The Art Of Film Editing, ABC TV
- Jill Billcock: The Art Of Film Editing on IMDb
- Jill Bilcock: Dancing the Invisible, Screen Australia
- Jill Bilcock: Dancing the Invisible on IMDb
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- "The week in film: AFI Awards". ABC Radio National. 6 December 2007. Retrieved 19 November 2009.
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- Cawthorne, Russell (April 1, 2004). "Bilcock, Jill – The Bogus Detector". Urban Cinefile. Reporting based on an interview with Bilcock.