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Andrew Plain (1953–2013)

Standing at two metres, Andrew Plain was a very tall man but he was also a towering figure in other more important respects. One of Australia's most distinguished film Sound Designers, he gained a national and international reputation through the high quality and innovative nature of his work on feature films, documentaries, shorts and television ... See full bio »


(age 60) in Sydney, Australia

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Known For

Tomorrow, When the War Began Sound Department
Killer Elite Sound Department
The Railway Man Sound Department
Rabbit-Proof Fence Sound Department


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 2014 Old School (TV Mini Series) (supervising sound editor - 5 episodes)
- All That Glitters (2014) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Dead Man Walking (2014) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Sky the Towel (2014) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Tiny Dancer (2014) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Her Weight in Gold (2014) ... (supervising sound editor)
 2014 I, Frankenstein (supervising sound editor)
 2013/II Spine (Short) (sound editor)
 2013 Felony (supervising sound editor)
 2013 The Railway Man (sound designer) / (sound supervisor)
 2013/I Paranoia (supervising sound editor)
 2013 The Turning (supervising sound editor)
 2013/I Tracks (supervising sound editor)
 2012 Devil's Dust (TV Mini Series) (sound designer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (sound designer)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (sound designer)
 2012 Suspended (Short) (sound editor)
 2012 The Sapphires (sound supervisor)
 2012 Kelly's Blues (Short) (sound designer)
 2012/I Treading Water (Short) (sound editor)
 2011 The Last Race (Short) (sound editor)
 2011 SLiDE (TV Series) (supervising sound editor - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2011) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #1.9 (2011) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #1.8 (2011) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... (supervising sound editor)
 2011 A Few Best Men (supervising sound editor)
 2011/I Burning Man (supervising sound editor)
 2011 Killer Elite (supervising sound editor)
 2011 Laid (TV Series) (supervising sound editor - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Oranges and Sunshine (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Tomorrow, When the War Began (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Love, Lust & Lies (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Wee Dreaming (Short) (sound editor)
 2009 Entanglement Theory (Short) (sound editor) / (supervising sound editor)
 2009 :30 Seconds (TV Series) (supervising sound editor - 6 episodes)
- A Matter of Trust (2009) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Twenty One Today (2009) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Invisible Fault Lines (2009) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Good Clown Bad Clown (2009) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Be the Tool (2009) ... (supervising sound editor)
 2009 The Waiting City (sound designer)
 2009/I Stolen (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Knowing (supervising sound editor)
 2009 My Year Without Sex (adr recordist)
 2009 The Diplomat (TV Movie) (sound supervisor)
 2009 White Bread (Short) (adr recordist)
 2008 Two Fists, One Heart (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Celebrity: Dominick Dunne (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Kiran Bedi: Yes Madam, Sir (Documentary) (sound)
 2008 Newcastle (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Rebecca (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2007 The Sun's Search for the Moon (TV Mini Series) (sound designer)
 2007 Death Defying Acts (supervising sound editor)
 2007 December Boys (sound designer)
 2007 Unfinished Sky (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Jindabyne: The Process (Video documentary short) (sound mix)
 2006 Catch a Fire (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Hunt Angels (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2006 Murderous Intent (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Checkpoint (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2006 More Dead Men (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Jindabyne (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Candy (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Unfolding Florence: The Many Lives of Florence Broadhurst (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2006 RAN: Remote Area Nurse (TV Mini Series) (supervising sound editor - 3 episodes)
- The Coming of the Light (2006) ... (supervising sound editor)
- One Ball (2006) ... (supervising sound editor)
- The Coral Age (2006) ... (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Mary Bryant (TV Mini Series) (sound designer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... (sound designer)
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... (sound designer)
 2005 The Adventures of Roman Pilgrim (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Look Both Ways (sound designer)
 2005 Truth, Lies and Intelligence (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2005 Deck Dogz (supervising sound editor)
 2004 The Cooks (TV Series) (supervising sound editor)
 2004 Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (supervising sound editor)
 2004 Everything Goes (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2003 In the Cut (sound supervisor)
 2003 Travelers and Magicians (sound)
 2003 Temptation (TV Movie) (sound designer)
 2003 Good Luck Jeffrey Brown (Short) (sound)
 2003 Danny Deckchair (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Swimming Upstream (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Alexandra's Project (sound)
 2003/I The Ball (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Rabbit-Proof Fence (adr editor)
 2001 Charlotte Gray (supervising sound editor)
 2001 La spagnola (sound designer)
 2001 Facing the Music (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2001 Lantana (sound designer)
 2001 WillFull (sound effects editor)
 2001 Perfume (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2000 Bootmen (supervising sound editor)
 2000/I Cut (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1999 In Too Deep (Supervising Sound Editor)
 1999 Passion (supervising sound editor)
 1999 Siam Sunset (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Praise (sound designer)
 1998 The Truman Show (dialogue editor)
 1997 Oscar and Lucinda (sound designer)
 1997 Blackrock (sound designer)
 1996 Fistful of Flies (post production sound supervisor)
 1996 The Portrait of a Lady (dialogue editor)
 1996 Children of the Revolution (supervising sound editor)
 1996 Cosi (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Back of Beyond (dialogue editor)
 1995 Billy's Holiday (dialogue editor)
 1995 Babe (sound effects editor)
 1995 Gorgeous (Short) (sound editor)
 1994 Spider & Rose (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Wild (Documentary) (sound editor)
 1992 The Last Man Hanged (TV Movie) (sound editor)
 1992 Map of the Human Heart (supervising sound editor)
 1992 Backsliding (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Dead to the World (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Deadly (supervising sound editor)
 1990 Harbour Beat (sound editor)
 1990 Raw Nerve (dubbing editor)
 1989 Cappuccino (sound editor)
 1989 Luigi's Ladies (sound editor)
 1988 Encounter at Raven's Gate (dialogue editor) / (sound effects editor) / (supervising sound editor)
 1988 Princess Kate (TV Movie) (sound editor)
 1988 The Everlasting Secret Family (sound editor)
 1987 Air Pirates of the Outback (Short) (sound) / (sound editor)
 1987 With Love to the Person Next to Me (sound editor)
 1987 The Time Guardian (dialogue editor)
 1987 The Tale of Ruby Rose (dialogue editor)
 1986 Army Wives (TV Movie) (sound editor)
 1986 Dot and Keeto (sound editor)
 1985 Dot and the Koala (sound editor)
 1984 The Camel Boy (assistant sound editor)
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He was awarded the Australian Centenary Medal in the 2001 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Australian society and to Australian film production. See more »

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