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Located in St Kilda, Melbourne
Tel: (+61) 405 093 499
Joelle is an award-winning film editor with over two decades experience in editing intimate, character-based documentaries, TV series, films and high-end commercials.
Her passion for film and her craft ensures a creative commitment to each project and a keen sense of pacing and story structure. With a trained cinematic eye and acute attention to detail, she seeks authenticity and moments of beauty within the narrative and characters.
Joelle immigrated from France to Australia to further her studies at the Victorian College of the Arts before starting her career at Sydney’s prestigious post production house Karl Marks Films - now the Editors. From those early days her editing career has taken her around the world, from cutting a tv series in Tokyo for New York based broadcaster Global Japan, to Paris to edit numerous film and television projects.
Editing highlights include, Danny Ben Moshe's feature documentary China's Artful Dissident which screened widely on ABC, Stan, Topic as well as film festivals internationally (winner of the Award of Excellence at the Impact Docs Award 2019 and short-listed for the 2019 Documentary Walkley Awards) // Scott Dale's film, Tommy won Joelle best editor at Long Story Shorts and the Focus Film Festival. The film also won best short film at the LA Shorts Festival and is now screening on Apple TV // Marcelle Lunam’s documentary Habana Shakes picked up by French distribution company Doc&Film International is an intimate portrait of the alternative Cuban youth culture // Festival Records' documentary on legendary singer Jimmy Little toured multiple international and national film festivals including Flickerfest and the St Kilda short film festival // Australian short film Mother premiered nationally at MIFF and internationally at Berlin Interfilm // ABC 11 episode tv series, Wild Kitchen now available on Apple TV (nominated for a Logie Award).
Commercial work includes Jasmin Tarasin's multi award winning campaign for Bonds (Silver and Bronze recipient at the AWARD awards) // Justin’ McMillan's cinematic TVC campaign for Mantra Hotels, (silver winner at the BADC awards).
Now, based in Australia she continues to collaborate with creatives to bring high quality editorial and creative solutions to any selected production.
Bilingual French English