AFTRS alumnus Jenny Ward named Film Pioneer

A group of young adults from the 20s sit around a table in a bar A still from 'The Great Gasby' which Jenny Ward was the Supervising Dialogue Editor

May 30 2014

Congratulations to AFTRS alumnus Jenny Ward (Editing) who was named yesterday as the 'NSW Film Pioneer of the Year 2014' by The Society of Australian Cinema Pioneers.

Awarded in recognition of Jenny's dedication, passion and outstanding achievements in motion picture sound editing. Jenny is member delegate representative with; the Motion Picture Benevolent Society, ASSG, MEAA to name just a few.

“I was really shocked when I got the letter and I had to sit down. I was flabbergasted, basically.” - Jenny Ward (quote from ArtsHub Australia).

Congratulations Jenny.

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