Dany Cooper is one of Australia’s best known and most respected editors with an enviable body of work across film and television. Dany has recently completed Causeway Film’s Cargo, Simon Baker’s Breath¸ and before that worked on Jim Loach’s Measure of a Man. Last year she worked on Neil Armfield’s Holding the Man with Goalpost Pictures. Other recent credits include Deadline Gallipoli (dir. Michael Rymer), Jim Loach’s drama thriller feature for television, The Killing Field (dir. Sam Lang) and the television series Puberty Blues. Dany edited the hit film The Sapphires for Goalpost Pictures (dir. Wayne Blair), which screened at Cannes 2012 and opened MIFF as well as screening at Telluride and Toronto in which she received an ASE Award Nomination and won the AACTA Award for Best Editing.
She was nominated for a 2004 Emmy Award for her work on the TV miniseries Battlestar Galactica for Universal Pictures. Other US work includes television pilot Haunted USA, Queen of the Damned, The Monkey’s Mask, and In Too Deep for Miramax.
Dany was nominated for AFI Awards for The Well (dir. Samantha Lang), Candy (dir. Neil Armfield), Beneath Hill 60 (dir. Jeremy Sims), which won the Film Critics Circle of Australia Award and the ASE Award and Angel Baby (dir. Michael Rymer), for which Dany won the AFI Award. She was also nominated for an AACTA Award for Oranges and Sunshine (dir. Jim Loach) starring Emily Watson for which she also received an IF nomination and won the ASE Award.
Her other Australian credits include December Boys (dir. Rod Hardy), Hey Hey It’s Esther Blueburger (dir. Cathy Randall) and Australia (additional editor – dir. Baz Luhrmann,).
Dany is currently working on the Australian/New Zealand television series The Legend of Monkey for See Saw/Netflix.
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