A short film titled 'Mrs McCutcheon' directed by John Sheedy and cut by none other than The Butchery's Johanna Scott has been nominated for best short film at this years AACTA awards. The short film follows Tom, a ten year old who prefers the name 'Mrs McCutcheon' as he embarks on a journey of self-discovery, friendship and about finding his place in the world.
The Butchery's editors have had a hand in plenty of the winning work at this years AWARD held in Sydney, including cutting Gold, Silver and Bronze winners in the Television Commercial and Campaign categories. Work which picked up metal included- Bonds 'The Boys' Campaign (cut by Michael Lutman), ALDI 'Nothing beats the perfect Aussie Christmas' Campaign (cut by Jack Hutchings), Foxtel 'Date' 'Bus' 'Karen' Campaign (cut by Johanna Scott), and the McDonalds 'Anything for Love' spot (cut by Tim Mauger). Also winning on the night was the 'Letters of Gallipoli' Charity Campaign (cut by Johanna Scott).
In the Film Editing category Johanna Scott picked up Silver for Foxtel 'Date Night', Dan Lee picked up Bronze for HCF 'Health Is' and Tim Mauger picked up a Silver for McDonalds 'Anything for Love'.
Dan Lee also cut the only music video to pick up an award, Born Dirty's 'Butter' directed by Matt Devine at Revolver.
Editor Tim Mauger has picked up a silver award for editing at this years AXIS awards in New Zealand. The spot for McDonalds titled 'how very un-McDonalds' features a father and daughter's special relationship and was directed by The Sweetshop's Noah Marshall. It was also the highest level award given out on the night for this category, and the only silver.
The short film 'Beast' cut by editor Tim Parrington has won best Australian short film at this years Flickerfest. The film was directed and produced by Chris Sferrazza, and written by Carl J. Sorheim. The festival is Academy® Accredited, which means due to the the films award it's in the running to be nominated for an Oscar.