Crew

ROBERT RAYMOND

Executive Producer

Robert spent 17 years in Hollywood working as Producer and Executive Producer on many television and film productions both inside the studio system and outside, as an independent producer. Robert pioneered Producing for HBO their first series ‘Hollywood Up Close’ written and directed by David Sheehan, amongst other television specials including a live recording from Toronto of the theatre production of ‘Pippin’, directed by Bob Fosse for Media Home Entertainment. Following 8 years developing ‘Schindler’s List’, directed by Steven Spielberg, and the film’s eventual success globally, Robert returned to his native Australia to set up his own production company – Blue Seas Films​

EDWARD LYONS

Director, Producer, Co-Writer, Editor

Edward is a Drama graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts and has a degree in English from Sydney University. His first short film, "Can I Call You", was sold to ‘Fangoria Magazine’. In 2013 the Australian Writers' Guild honoured him with an AWGIE nomination for his screenplay "Drive-by". His previous short film, the award winning "A Man On The Edge", has screened in over 50 international film festivals.

MELISSA LYONS

Producer, Co-Writer

Having been awarded a scholarship by world renowned horror author Stephen King, Mel graduated from the University of Maine with a degree in Creative Writing. Arriving in Australia in 2008, she started working on films in various roles including production manager, stills photographer, research and development, script editor, promotion and distribution. Shorts Mel has worked on include “Thylacoleo”, “Puncture” and the award winning “A Man On The Edge”. 

LUCAS NEWTON 

Producer, Visual Effects Supervisor

Lucas is an accomplished editor and a highly regarded Visual Effects Artist with a broad range of knowledge within his field. He has worked on numerous award-winning independent short and feature films as well as international productions. Recent credits as a VFX artist include "Gods of Egypt" and "Alien: Covenant". "Alfred J Hemlock" is his second foray into the wonderful world of producing.

AARON BUSH  

Co-Producer

Aaron began his career as a camera assistant, working on television commercials for brands such as McDonald’s, Mitsubishi, and Panasonic. He is now a producer and is co-owner of the Sydney postproduction facility Buff Dubs. Aaron has produced several short films, including “Don’t Say a Word” that was awarded the Golden Spike Audience Award and Jury Prize at Valladolid International Film Festival in Spain. He has recently been working with Writer/Director Nick Pollack on the feature film “Any Girl Who Loves The Beatles Is Bound To Break Your Heart”.

SIMON HARDING

Cinematographer

Simon was born in London and began his career as a cinematographer at Thames Television where he worked on programs such as the award winning drama "The Bill". Since then Simon has worked on a slew of American blockbusters that include "Star Wars: Episode III", "King Kong", "Superman Returns", "The Hobbit" and "Mad Max: Fury Road". Simon's recent film, "Ruben Guthrie", opened the 2015 Sydney Film Festival. He is currently in Pre-Production for "Any Girl Who Loves the Beatles Is Bound to Break Your Heart".

STEPHANIE TODD

Production Designer

Stephanie earned a Bachelor Degree in Technical Production Arts form the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama before migrating to Australia in 2008. Since then she has been involved with creating costumes, special effects make-up, sets and props across both stage and screen projects. She most recently has worked on the feature film "One Less God".

SARAH HOKE

Wardrobe Designer

Born and raised in New York, Sarah holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art, is a certified Jeweller and has recently studied Costume for Performance at Sydney Institute of TAFE. She has worked as a wardrobe designer on several short films and was a props dresser on "Mad Max: Fury Road".

JOFF BUSH

Composer

Joff graduated from the Australian Film, Television and Radio School in 2009 and is one of Australia’s rising talents in the field of composition. Joff’s commercial work includes brands such as CocaCola, Microsoft, Converse, and Vogue. He scored the ABC comedy/drama series "The Strange Calls" and "Maximum Choppage". Recent credits include "The Family Law", "Australian Survivor" and "Ronny Chieng: International Student". 

ADRIAN BILINSKY

Sound Designer

Adrian graduated from the Australian Film, Television and Radio School in 2004 and has forged an impressive career as an audio engineer specialising in sound design. He has worked on several notable films such as "Broken Hill", "Gabriel", "Kokoda" and "Wrymwood". He recently won a prestigious AACTA award for Best Sound Design for his work on Jane Campion’s applauded TV series "Top of the Lake".

AHMED NASHABE 

Lead Visual Effects Artist

Ahmed completed his Degree in Animation at the Griffith College of Art in 2010. He then worked as a junior 3D Artist at Brisbane’s Liquid Animation before moving to Sydney where he joined the ABC as the Lead VFX Artist for “The Roast”. Ahmed currently works as a Mid-Senior level 3D Artist and Motion Graphics Designer at Cutting Edge.

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