Nigel Buesst

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Nigel Buesst (born 30 April 1938) is a filmmaker from Melbourne. He ran a photographic school in Carlton until 1970 when he began teaching film at the Swinburne College of Technology.[1] He has been described as " a living legend of Melbourne's film scene"[2] and was a figure in the "Carlton wave" of Australian filmmaking.[3]

He helped start the St Kilda Film Festival.[4]

Select credits[edit]

  • Fun Radio (1964) – short
  • The Twentieth (1966)
  • The Rise and Fall of Squizzy Taylor (1969)
  • Nothing Like Experience (1970) – photography
  • Bonjour Balwyn (1970)
  • Dead Easy (1970)
  • Come Out Fighting (1973)
  • Jazz Scrapbook (1983) (documentary_[5]
  • Compo (1989)

References[edit]

  1. "[?]". Filmnews. 13 (7). New South Wales, Australia. 1 July 1983. p. 8. Retrieved 1 October 2020 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. Martin, Adrian (May 2003). "Carlton + Godard = Cinema". Film Critic.
  3. Bruce Hodson, 'The Carlton Ripple and the Australian Film Revival', Screening the Past Archived 2013-02-18 at the Wayback Machine accessed 17 Sept 2012
  4. "Dead Filmmakers Society Awards". Filmnews. 20 (3). New South Wales, Australia. 1 April 1990. p. 2. Retrieved 1 October 2020 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. "JAZZ Scrapbook". Filmnews. 13 (7). New South Wales, Australia. 1 July 1983. p. 9. Retrieved 1 October 2020 – via National Library of Australia.

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