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Name  Anthony Buckley

Role  Film Editor
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Books  The Man who Met Raymond Longford, Behind a Velvet Light Trap: A Filmaker's Journey from Cinesound to Cannes
Awards  AACTA Awards - Raymond Longford Award
Nominations  AACTA Award for Best Telefeature or Mini Series
Movies  Caddie, Oyster Farmer, Bliss, A Steam Train Passes, Bedevil
Similar People  Peter Andrikidis, Ted Kotcheff, Helen Morse, Ray Lawrence, Des Monaghan

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Anthony Buckley (AO) (born 27 July 1937) is an Australian film editor, producer, and prominent member of the Australian film industry.



As an editor he was acclaimed for his work with Michael Powell (Age of Consent) and Rudolf Nureyev (Don Quixote). As a producer he produced two of the most successful Australian films of all time – Caddie and Bliss

In 1974 he produced the most famous Australian train film: A Steam Train Passes. 24 years later he produced another two train films, Savannahlander and Gulflander. He produced the mini-series The Harp in the South and its sequel Poor Man's Orange.

On leaving school, Buckley went to work for Cinesound Productions as a projectionist and assistant editor. He worked in Canada and Britain then returned to Australia in 1965. He went to work at Ajax Films, then move into producing.


  • 1977 Order of Australia
  • 2000 Screen Producers Association of Australia Ken G. Hall Award
  • As editor

  • The Stowaway (1958) (assistant)
  • Age of Consent (1969)
  • Adam's Woman (1970)
  • Wake in Fright (1971)
  • Don Quixote (1973)
  • As producer

  • Forgotten Cinema (1967) - documentary
  • Snow, Sand and Savages
  • Caddie (1976)
  • A Steam Train Passes (1974)
  • The Night the Prowler (1978)
  • The Killing of Angel Street (1981)
  • Bliss (1985)
  • The Harp in the South (1986)
  • Poor Man's Orange (1987)
  • The Heroes (1989) - mini-series
  • More Winners – Mr Edmond (1990)
  • Heroes II: The Return (1991) - mini-series
  • Nazi Supergrass (1993)
  • Bedevil (1993)
  • Yum Cha Cha (2001)
  • Oyster Farmer (2004)
  • Savannahlander (2008)
  • Gulflander (2010)
  • References

    Anthony Buckley Wikipedia