Jose da Costa as Tomas in 'A Guerra da Beatriz"


See below for a full list of Nick Calpakdjian’s broadcast credits:

2014 – Kill=Vengeance (Editor)

  • A Citra Entertainment Group production. Action / Drama Feature Film currently in post production

2014 – Recipes for Success (Series Director / Editor)

  • Eight-part cooking / travel series following chef Will Meyrick on his cooking journey from Bali to Hong Kong and Tasmania

2014 – Metal Down Under (Producer / Director)

  • Three x One Hour series tracing the history of heavy metal music in Australia. Distributed by MGM (Australia) and Plastic Head (UK & Europe)

2014 – Jakarta Stop Over (Director)

  • 1 x half hour episode for the Lifestyle Channel (Singapore) exploring the city of Jakarta with host Hannah Rashid

2013 – Children of the Sex Trade (Researcher / Additional Director)

  • A FairTrade Films production for ABC TV Australia

2012/13 – A Guerra Da Beatriz (Co-Producer / Editor)

  • A FairTrade Films production in association with Dili Film Works

2011 – Trafficked: The Reckoning (Editor)

  • A Fairtrade Films production for SBS TV Australia.
  • Festivals
    • 2012 – New York International Film Festival
    • 2012 – Mumbai International Film Festival
    • 2012 – Pacific international Documentary Film Festival
  • Awards
    • 2012 – ATOM Awards Nomination for “Best Documentary”
    • 2012 – Winner “Best Crime Documentary” – New York International Film Festival

2010 – Pro Juice (Series) (Producer/Director/Editor)

  • Broadcast on ABC iView in 2011

2010 –Songs from the Middle (Documentary) (Editor)

  • 1 x 28min for ABC Artscape Series
  • Editing a documentary about cabaret performer/actor Eddie Perfect and the creation of his musical about the suburb of Mentone that was performed with the Brodsky Quartet.

2010 – Hannah Gadsby Goes Domestic (Documentary) (Editor)

  • 1 x 28min for ABC Artscape Series
  • Editing a presenter driven documentary that took a humorous look at the role of domestic women over the ages.

2010 – Art in Life at the APT6 (Documentary) (Editor)

  • 1 x 28min for ABC Artscape Series
  • Editing a presenter driven essay style documentary that follows art critic and writer, Andrew Frost, at the 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art. Shot and posted in HD

2009 – Breaking The News (Documentary) (Editor)

  • 1 x 55min for Mutiny Media
  • Editing an observational documentary that follows the plight of an East Timorese journalist from the crisis in 2006 until now.

2009 – Sculptures in the Scrub (Documentary) (Editor)

  • 1 x 28min for ABC Artscape Series
  • Editing an observational documentary about 4 sculptors producing works within an aboriginal community in NSW.

2009 – Jon Cattapan (Documentary) (Editor)

  • 1 x 28min for ABC Artscape Series
  • Editing a documentary about Jon Cattapan and his commission to create a series of works on the East Timor peacekeeping mission.

2009 – Bastardy (TV Version) (Documentary) (Editor)

  • Cutting down the feature documentary to 55 minutes for broadcast on ABC television
  • Directed by Amiel Courtin-Wilson

2009 – Landscape of the Wynne (Documentary) (Editor)

  • 1 x 28min for ABC Artscape Series
  • Editing a documentary following 4 artists as they compete for the Wynne Prize

2008 – Bills Holiday (Lifestyle) (Co-Editor)

  • 7 x 26min for Fremantle Media/XYZ.
  • Co-editing with Jane Usher and Directed by Bruce Permezel.
  • Nominated for an Australian Screen Editors Guild Award

2008 – Bogan Pride (Comedy/Drama) (Assistant Editor)

  • 6 x 26min for SBS.
  • Assistant editing with Jane Usher (Editor) & Peter Templeman (Director)

2007/8 – Rosa’s Journey (Documentary) (Editor)

  • Editing the 52min observational television documentary for Abracadabra Films/Film Australia and SBS. Directed by Luigi Acquisto.
  • Festivals
    • Mumbai International Film Festival, 2010.

2006/7 – Survival School (Documentary) (Co-Editor)                               

  • Co-Editing the 54min television documentary with Jane Usher for Abracadabra Films and the ABC.
  • Directed by Luigi Acquisto and David Bradbury.

2006/7/8 – MXTV (Television Series) (Editor)                                  

  • Editing series 6, 7 & 8 of MXTV, Extreme sports series for Foxtel and NBN9.

2002 – Hooked on Adventure (Television Series) (Editor)                       

  • Editing the 9 x 22min fishing adventure series for Channel 10 (Perth) and GWN (Perth).


*Image Caption: Beatriz’s War – Edited and Co-Produced by Nick Calpakdjian

Production – Post Production