Anthony Buckley AM
Regarded as one of the leaders of the Australian film Industry, Anthony Buckley began his career with the Sydney newsreel company Cinesound.
As his first foray into feature films, he edited Michael Powell's Age of Consent, Ted Kotcheff's Wake in Fright and Rudolf Nureyev's Don Quixote.
His first production as a feature film producer was Caddie in 1975, a winner of 14 awards. He went on to produce many memorable and award-winning feature films including The Irishman, The Night The Prowler, The Killing of Angel Street, Kitty and the Bagman, Bliss (selected for competition in Cannes), beDevil, On Our Selection and Oyster Farmer. For television he has produced The Harp in the South, Poor Man's Orange, Man on the Rim - Peopling of the Pacific, Celluloid Heroes, Mr Edmund, Bryce Courtenay's The Potato Factory and Jessica, The Heroes and many others.
In 2009, he published his memoirs, Behind a Velvet Light Trap (Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne).