Roland Gallois

Roland Gallois

Head of Editing

Roland Gallois is a film and documentaryeditor with over 20 years experience. He is best know for his work onthe feature film Samson and Delilah which won the 2010 ‘Camera D’Or’ prize atthe Cannes film festival.

Other work of note includes the features The Hunter with Willem Defoe and Slow West with Michael Fassbender.Roland has also won a 2005 AFI/AACTA award for the documentary Painting Light in a Dark World. Roland has recently completed the feature documentary Deep Water with Director Amanda Blue and Producer Darren Dale of Blackfella Films.


BA Fine Arts, RMIT 1987

BA Editing, AFTRS 1994


Various film and TV roles concentrating on editing. Roland is based in Sydney and has worked in New Zealand, England and France. 


AccreditedMember of the Australian Screen Editors (ASE)


Winner Best Editing, 2002 AFI-AACTA

Winner Best Feature Edit, 2008 Australian Screen Editors

Nominated Best Editing, 2013 AFI-AACTA



Slow West, 2015 - Winner Sundance 2015 World Cinema JuryPrize

Manny Lewis, 2015

The Hunter, 2012 - Nominated for 14 AACTA-AFI awardsincluding Best Film

Here I Am, 2010

Accidents Happen, 2009

Samson and Delilah, 2008 - Cannes Film Festival WinnerCamera D’or and 8 nominations for AACTA-AFI awards including Best Editing

West, 2006 - Berlin Film Festival and nominated forAustralian Screen Editors award



Deep Water, 2016

The Darkside, 2014

The Swimmer, 2012

Art + Soul, 2009

Working with Jane, 2009

New Dutch Master, 2008

Jabe Babe, 2005 - Winner Best Documentary, AACTA-AFI and IFawards

A Common Humanity, 2007

Dust to Dust, 2006

King of the Heap, 2004

The Shark Tracker, 2003 - Winner Jury & Audience PrizeFestival D’aventure Et Decouverte, France

Painting with Light in a Dark World, 2002 - Best Documentaryand Best Director, AFI-AACTA Awards and Best Documentary, Golden Bear SanFrancisco



B:Ack Chook, 2015    

Problem Play, 2015

Whoever Was Using This Bed, 2015

The Turning (feature length omnibus of shorts), 2013 –nominated Best Editing, AACTA-AFI

Words with Gods (feature length omnibus of shorts), 2013

Green Bush, 2004 - Sundance Film Festival, Winner BerlinFilm Festival Panorama Prize and Winner of 3 Sydney Film Festival Short Film Awards.

Jet Set, 2000

Bits of Black Business (series of shorts), 2007 - OpeningGala Night Sydney Film Festival and Berlin Film Festival

In Search of Mike, 2000 - Sundance, British Film, ClermontFerr and Festivals an Winner Best Short Film, Sydney Film Festival

Magic Hour, 2000 - Winner Tropicana Prize, Tropfest

The Beat Manifesto, 1994 - Winner Best Direction, Camera& Screenplay AACTA-AFI Awards

Palace Café, 1993 - Winner Best Short Film Award Sydney& St Kilda Film Festivals


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