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Graeme Clifford is an acclaimed Australian film director, his directing credits include the Academy Award nominated film Frances, Gleaming the Cube and the mini-series The Last Don, which received two Emmy nominations.

Clifford was a leading film editor for over ten years, before he made an impressive feature directorial debut with Frances, the dramatic real-life story of actress Frances Farmer, which gained Academy Award nominations for Jessica Lange and Kim Stanley. His second feature outing was the Australian historical adventure-drama Burke & Wills which was chosen as a participant in the 1986 Cannes Film Festival.He followed up with the contemporary action-suspense drama Gleaming the Cube, starring Christian Slater, and Deception (a.k.a. Ruby Cairo), starring Andie MacDowell, Liam Neeson and Viggo Mortensen.

Born in Sydney, Australia, Clifford obtained his wide-ranging experience in editing, special effects, sound recording/mixing, animation and assistant directing at Artransa Park, Sydney’s only film studio for many years. He received additional tutelage working under directors like Robert Altman and Nicholas Roeg. His collaborations with Altman include M*A*S*H, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Images and The Long Goodbye. For Roeg, Clifford edited Don't Look Now, for which he was nominated for a British Academy Award, as well as The Man Who Fell to Earth.

Clifford’s other feature editing credits include Norman Jewison’s F.I.S.T., Sam Peckinpah’s Convoy, Bob Rafelson’s The Postman Always Rings Twice and the cult-classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Clifford’s television directorial credits are many and varied. They include episodes of Joan of Arcadia, The Guardian, Twin Peaks and Faerie Tale Theatre, and the movies Profoundly Normal (Kirstie Alley, Delroy Lindo), See You In My Dreams (Aidan Quinn, Marcia Gay Harden), Redeemer (Matthew Modine), Past Tense (Scott Glenn, Lara Flynn Boyle, Anthony LaPaglia) and Mario Puzo’s The Last Don Parts I and II, an Emmy-nominated 10 hour mini-series (Danny Aiello, Joe Mantegna, Jason Gedrick, Daryl Hannah).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Graeme Clifford, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

 

Graeme Clifford is an acclaimed Australian film director, his directing credits include the Academy Award nominated film Frances, Gleaming the Cube and the mini-series The Last Don, which received two Emmy nominations.

Clifford was a leading film editor for over ten years, before he made an impressive feature directorial debut with Frances, the dramatic real-life story of actress Frances Farmer, which gained Academy Award nominations for Jessica Lange and Kim Stanley. His second feature outing was the Australian historical adventure-drama Burke & Wills which was chosen as a participant in the 1986 Cannes Film Festival.He followed up with the contemporary action-suspense drama Gleaming the Cube, starring Christian Slater, and Deception (a.k.a. Ruby Cairo), starring Andie MacDowell, Liam Neeson and Viggo Mortensen.

Born in Sydney, Australia, Clifford obtained his wide-ranging experience in editing, special effects, sound recording/mixing, animation and assistant directing at Artransa Park, Sydney’s only film studio for many years. He received additional tutelage working under directors like Robert Altman and Nicholas Roeg. His collaborations with Altman include M*A*S*H, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Images and The Long Goodbye. For Roeg, Clifford edited Don't Look Now, for which he was nominated for a British Academy Award, as well as The Man Who Fell to Earth.

Clifford’s other feature editing credits include Norman Jewison’s F.I.S.T., Sam Peckinpah’s Convoy, Bob Rafelson’s The Postman Always Rings Twice and the cult-classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Clifford’s television directorial credits are many and varied. They include episodes of Joan of Arcadia, The Guardian, Twin Peaks and Faerie Tale Theatre, and the movies Profoundly Normal (Kirstie Alley, Delroy Lindo), See You In My Dreams (Aidan Quinn, Marcia Gay Harden), Redeemer (Matthew Modine), Past Tense (Scott Glenn, Lara Flynn Boyle, Anthony LaPaglia) and Mario Puzo’s The Last Don Parts I and II, an Emmy-nominated 10 hour mini-series (Danny Aiello, Joe Mantegna, Jason Gedrick, Daryl Hannah).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Graeme Clifford, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2007 Write & Wrong Director
2005 Family Sins Director
2003 Joan of Arcadia (2 episodes)Director
2003 Profoundly Normal Director
2002 Crossing the Line Director
2002 Redeemer Director
2001 The Guardian (1 episode)Director
2000 Caracara Director
1998 New york cops: policías de nueva york Director
1998 The Last Don II (2 episodes)Director
1997 The Last Don (3 episodes)Director
1996 A Loss of Innocence Director
1994 Past tense Director
1993 Ruby Cairo Director
1991 Sisters (2 episodes)Director
1990 Twin Peaks (1 episode)Director
1989 Gleaming the Cube Director
1985 Burke & Wills Director
1984 The Boy Who Left Home to Find Out About the Shivers Director
1983 Little Red Riding Hood Director
1982 Frances Director
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre (1 episode)Director
1976 The New Avengers (2 episodes)Director

Editing

1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice Editor
1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth Editor
1975 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Editor
1973 Don't Look Now Editor
1972 Images Editor

Production

1985 Burke & Wills Producer
1971 McCabe & Mrs. Miller Casting

Acting

2003 Watching the Alien
2002 Don't Look Now: Looking Back as Himself

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