Frank Lipson M.P.S.E.

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Frank Lipson started working for Melbourne based “Crawford Productions” in 1976.  After a short time he was transferred into the sound department where he spent five years as a sound fx and dialogue editor working on their popular dramas.  These included “Homicide”, “Solo one”, “Bluey”,  “Cop Shop”,  “Young Ramsay” and “The Sullivans”.


In 1981 Frank left Crawford Productions and formed his own Company “Thunder Tracks” and commenced working as a Sound Designer/Editor on Australian feature films.


Frank is a member of the  “Society of Australian Cinema Pioneers”.

also a  member of the “Motion picture sound editors guild” (M.P.S.E.) of America since 1985


“Ali’s Wedding” Dolby Digital Feature film 2016 Director Jeffrey Walker

Dialogue Editor


“Outback Truckers” Reality TV Series 2016 (One Episode)


“The Death and Life of Otto Bloom”  Dolby Digital Feature film 2106. Director Cris Jones

Sound Designer


“Tomorrow when the war began” TV Series 2016 Director Brendan Maher

Sound Effects Editor


“Break my bones” U.S short film 2015. Director  Anthony Collamati

Dialogue Editor/Sound Designer


“Tough and Cookie” Short. 2015  5.1 Surround. Director Madeleine Parker

Dialogue Editor/ Sound Designer/Re-recording Mixer


“The Librarians” U.S.  TV Series 2014  5.1 Surround.  Director Dean Devlin

Sound Effects Editor


“Outback Truckers” Reality TV Series 2014


“Looking Out” Short film 5.1 surround 2014. Director Tristan Artin

Dialogue Editor/Sound Designer/Re-recording mixer


“Milui” Short film 5.1 surround 2103. Director Paul Norton

Dialogue Editor/Sound Designer/Re-recording mixer


“Snowblind” Short film 5.1 surround 2013. Director Sean Kruck

Dialogue Editor/Sound Designer/Re-recording mixer


“Before Dawn” Trailer/teaser stereo 2013. Director  Julian Roberts

Sound Designer/Sound Re-recording Mixer


“Nevyr love a vampire” Short Film stereo 2013. Director Geoffrey Wright

Sound Designer


“The Turning - Boner McPharlins Moll”  Dolby Digital Feature Film 2013. Director Justin Kurzel

Sound Designer


“The Babadook” Dolby Digital Feature film 2013 Dir Jennifer Kent

Sound Designer/Sound Fx Supervisor


“Suni Man” Short Film 2012 Dir Hamish Mortland

Dialogue Editor/Sound Designer/Re-recording mixer


“Stripped to the max” Documentary 2012 Dir Nick Levy

Dialogue Editor/Sound Designer/Re-recording mixer


“John Doe” Dolby Digital Feature film 2012  Dir Kelly Dolen

Sound Designer/Sound Supervisor


“Kapyong” Documentary 2011 Dir Dennis K. Smith

Sound Effects Editor


“The Adventures of Tintin: The secret of the Unicorn” Dolby Digital feature film 2011 Dir Steven Spielberg

Sound Effects Editor


“The Palace” Short Film 2011. Director Anthony Maras

Sound Effects Editor


“The Killer Elite”  Dolby Digital feature film 2011 Dir Gary McKendry

Sound Effects Editor


“Snowtown” Dolby Digital feature film 2010 Dir Justin Kurzel

Sound Designer/Supervising Sound Editor


“Eli the Invincible” Short Film Stereo 2010 Dir Miranda Nation

Sound Design/Sound Re-recording Mixer


“Ronan’s Escape” Short Film Stereo  2010  Dir A.J. Carter

Dialogue Editor/Sound Designer/Re-recording mixer


“Such is Life” Ben Cousins Documentary 2010 Dir Paul Goldman

Dialogue Editor/Sound post production


“Mother of Rock Lillian Roxon”  Documentary 2010 Dir Paul Clarke

Sound Effects Editor


“Mini loves Junior” Short film 2010. Dir Andy Mullins and Matthew Mullins

Dialogue Editor/Sound Designer/Re-recording mixer


“South Solitary” Dolby Digital feature film 2010 Dir Shirley Barrett

Sound Designer


“Hawke”   5.1 surround  Telemovie 2009 Dir Emma Freeman.

Dialogue Editor


“Red Hill” Dolby Digital feature film 2009 Dir Patrick Hughes

Sound Designer/Supervisor


“Trampoline” Short film 2009 Dir Miranda Nation

Sound Design/Sound Re-recording mixer


“The Essence of the game” documentary 2009 Dir Rob Dickson

Sound Editor, Sound Re-recording mixer


“Sand Mountain” documentary 2009 Dir Kathryn McCool

Sound Editor, Sound Re-recording mixer


“Lucky Country” Dolby Digital  feature film 2008  Dir Kriv Stenders.

Sound Effects Editor


“Rain Fall”  Dolby Digital  feature film 2008 Dir Max Mannix

Sound Effects Editor


“Mary & Max” Dolby Digital “animated” feature film 2008  Dir Adam Elliot.

Sound Effects Editor


“Storage” Dolby Digital  feature film 2008 Dir Michael Craft.

Sound Effects Editor


Seed Hunter documentary 2008 Dir Sally Ingleton

Sound Effects Editor


Rock N Roll Nerd documentary 2008 Dir Rhian Skirving

Dialogue and Effects Editor


Musica  Surfica documentary 2008 Dir Mick Sowry

Sound Effects Editor


“The Children of Huang Shi” Dolby Digital feature film 2007 Dir Roger Spottiswoode

Sound Designer/Supervising Sound Editor  Mixed in Germany with Frank Lipson in attendance


“Kick”  2007 13 Episode series for SBS Dir Esben Storm. Dialogue Editor/Sound Designer


Happy Feet” 2006  Dolby Digital feature film Dir George Miller. Sound Effects Editor


Macbeth” 2005 Dolby Digital feature Film Dir Geoffrey Wright

Sound Designer/Sound supervisor


Em 4 Jay” 2005 Dolby Digital feature Film Dir Alkinos Tsilimidos

Sound Designer


The Mentone Club”  2005 Telemovie  Sound Effects Editor


Stranded”  2005 Telemovie Dir Stuart McDonald Sound Designer


“Empire Falls”  2004 Dolby Digital Feature Film Dir Fred Schepisi  Sound Effects Editor


“Crashburn” 2003 Television series 13 x 1 hour Dir Various  Sound Supervisor


Japanese Story” 2003 Dolby Digital feature Film Dir Alison Tilson


“The honourable Wally Norman” 2003 Dolby Digital Feature Film Dir Ted Emery.  Sound Designer/Editor


“Horseplay” 2002 Dolby Digital Feature Film Dir Stavros Kazantzidis.  SoundDesigner/ Editor


“Crashburn” 2002 Television series pilot  Dir Tony Tilse  Sound Supervisor


“Black & White” 2002 Dolby Digital Feature Film Dir Craig Lahiff  Sound Effects Editor


“The Quiet American”  2001 Dolby Digital Feature Film Dir Philip Noyce.  Sound Editor


"The Inside Story" 2001 Dolby Digital  Feature Film Dir Rob Sutherland  Sound Designer/Dialogue Editor.


“The Kimes”  2001 CBS Movie of the week.  Supervising Sound Editor


"He Died with a Felafel in his hand" 2000  Dolby Digital  Feature Film Dir Richard Lowenstein  Sound Designer


“Chopper”  2000 Dolby Digital  Feature Film Dir Andrew Dominik  Sound Designer


“Journey to the Centre of the Earth”  1999  Television Mini-series Dir George Miller  Sound Supervisor


The Potato Factory” 1999 Television Mini-series  Dir Rob Marchand  Sound Designer


“Strange Planet” 1999 Dolby Digital  Feature Film Dir Emma-Kate Croghan  Dialogue Editor


“Bigger than Tina” 1999  Feature film Dir Neil Foley Dialogue/Effects Editor


“Witch hunt” 1998   Tele-Movie Dir Scott Hartford Davis  Dialogue Editor/Sound Supervisor


“Snow falling on Cedars”  1998 Dolby Digital  Feature Film Dir Scott Hicks Sound Effects Editor


“Babe 2, Pig in the City” 1998 Dolby Digital  Feature Film Dir George Miller  Sound Effects Editor


“Splinter”  1998 Computer Game (Electronic Arts)  Supervising Sound Designer


“Dead End”  1998 Feature film Dir Iren Koster Sound Effects Editor


“Red Ball”  1998 Feature film Dir Jon Hewitt  Sound Effects Editor


“Hurrah”  1998 Feature film Dir Frank Shields  Sound Designer


“Dark City” 1997 Dolby Digital Feature film Dir Alex Proyas  Sound Effects Editor


“Tidal Wave No Escape” 1997 telemovie Dir George Miller. Supervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer (For U.S. company Hallmark).


“Romeo & Juliet” 1996 Dolby Digital  Feature Film Dir Baz Luhrmann Sound Effects Editor


“SuperChef” 1996 Feature film Sound Effects Editor


“Shanghai Grand”  1996 Feature film  Sound Effects Editor


"Love Serenade"  1996 Feature film Dir Shirley Barrett . Sound Designer


"Brilliant Lies" 1995 Feature film Dir Richard Franklin. Sound Designer


"On Our Selection" 1995 Feature Film Dir George Whaley. Sound Effects Editor


"Angel Baby" 1994 Feature film Dir Michael Rymer. Sound Designer


"Metal Skin"  1994 Feature film Dir Geoffrey Wright. Sound Designer/Supervising Sound Editor


"Lightning Jack" 1994 Feature film Dir Simon Wincer. Sound Effects Editor


"The Battlers" 1993 Television Mini-series Dir George Ogilvie. Supervising Sound Editor


"BeDevil" 1993 Feature film Dir Tracey Moffat. Sound Designer


"Round the twist 2" 1992 Television Mini-series Dir Esben Storm. Supervising Sound Editor


"Kuwaiti Cafe" 1992 Feature film Dir Mark Gracie. Sound Designer


"Romper Stomper" 1992 Feature film Dir Geoffrey Wright. Sound Designer


"Heroes 2 The Return" 1991 Television Mini-series Dir Donald Crombie. Sound Effects Editor


"Medium Rare" 1991 Feature film Dir Arthur Smith. Dialogue Editor


"The River Kings" 1991 Television Mini-series Dir Donald Crombie. Supervising Sound Editor


"Kelly" 1991 Television Mini-series. Sound Effects Editor/Foley recordist


"The Boys from the Bush" 1990 Television Mini-series. Dialogue Editor


"Shadows of the Heart" 1990 Television Mini-series Dir Rod Hardy. Supervising Sound Editor


"Quigley Down Under" 1990 Feature film Dir Simon Wincer. Sound Effects Editor


"Driving Force" 1989 Feature film Dir Andrew Prowse. Supervising Sound Editor


"Skirts" 1989 Television Mini-Series (Pilot). Sound Effects Editor


"Lover Boy" 1988 Telemovie Dir Geoffrey Wright. Supervising Sound Editor / Effects Mixer


"Georgia" 1988 Feature film Dir Ben Lewin. Sound Effects Editor


"Rikky & Pete" 1988 Feature film Dir Nadia Tass. Sound Effects Editor


"The Time Guardian" 1987 Feature film Dir Andrew Prowse. Supervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer


"The Humpty Dumpty Man" 1987 Feature Film Dir P J. Hogan. Sound Editor


"The Harp in the South" 1987 Television Mini-series Dir George Whaley. Sound Effects Editor


"Departure" 1987 Feature film Dir Brian Kavanah. Sound Effects Editor


"Ground Zero" 1987 Feature film Dir Michael Pattinson. Sound Effects Editor


"Cactus" 1986 Feature film Dir Paul Cox. Sound Effects Editor


"Playing Beatie Bow" 1985 Feature film Dir Donald Crombie. Sound Effects Editor


"Fair Game" 1985 Feature film Dir Mario Andreacchio. Sound Editor


"Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome" 1985 Feature film Dir George Miller. Sound Effects Editor (


"Glass Babies" 1985 television Mini-series. Foley Artist

  

"Robbery Under Arms" 1984 Feature film Dir Donald Crombie/Ken Hannam. Sound Effects Editor (Dolby Stereo)


"Robbery Under Arms" 1984 Television Mini-series Dir Donald Crombie/Ken Hannam. Sound Effects Editor


"Carsons Law" 1984 Television Series. Sound Effects Editor


"Special Squad" 1984 Television Series. Sound Editor

        

"Run Chrissie Run" 1983 Feature film Dir Chris Langman. Supervising Sound Editor

            

"Strikebound" 1984 Feature film Dir Richard Lowenstein. Sound Editor

 

"Phar Lap" 1984 Feature film Dir Simon Wincer. Dialogue Editor

  

"The Clinic" 1983 Feature film Dir David Stevens. Sound Editor

       

"Next of Kin" 1983 Feature film Dir Tony Williams. Sound Editor


"We of the Never Never" 1982 Feature film Dir Igor Auzins. Supervising Sound Editor

 

"Double Deal" 1981 Feature film Dir Brian Kavanah. Sound Assistant /A.D.R. Editor

Double Deal was the first Australian feature film  to be mixed in “Dolby Stereo” and as such

I was sent to Twickenham studios England for training in Dolby Stereo film mixing.


1976-1981  Sound Editor on various drama productions for Crawford Productions.  These included

Homicide

Solo one

Bluey

Cop Shop

Young Ramsay

The Sullivans





Other projects include


On several occasions I have been a guest lecturer at  the "South Australian Film Corporation" Sound editing seminars.


I have lectured to "The Australian Film Television and Radio school" & “Swinburne University Film school” on Digital Sound editing techniques and approaches to film sound editing.


Sound edited various documentaries, commercials and cinema trailers.


Supplied my digitally recorded sound effects for use at various audio visual displays.


Designed Sound effects for CD audio games.