Deborah Peart

Deb is one of Australia’s most sought after screen drama editors.

Her career began in 1997, working  as both an assistant editor and post production supervisor on some of the countries most prolific television productions including Marking Time, R.A.N and the sci fi cult classic Farscape to which she became an Associate Producer in its final season.

In 2005 she edited her first series, The Surgeon for producer John Edwards. Dangerous, South Side Story, The Straits, SLiDE and 6 seasons of the Underbelly franchise were to follow. Recent work includes Peter Allen: Not the Boy Next Door, Wake in Fright and Mystery Road.

Deb has worked with some of the country’s most respected directors including Peter Andrikidis, Wayne Blair, Glendyn Ivin, Rachel Perkins, Leah Purcell, Matt Saville, Shawn Seet, Kriv Stenders, Cherie Nowlan and Jeffrey Walker.

She has received multiple AACTA and ASE nominations with two wins for her work on The Code & Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities respectively. In 2013 the Australian Screen Editors Guild recognised her body of work and commitment to building the profile of the local editing community by way of accreditation, the guild’s highest honour.

In 2015 she was included on “The IF list”, which recognises the industry’s most prolific practitioners.

Photo: Glendyn Ivin