Tony McGrath (Class of 1982)
After graduating from the Griffith Film School and completing a Masters in Drama at the Queensland University of Technology, Tony McGrath (Class of 1982) started his own film production company and was soon after directing dozens of music videos for some of Australia’s best-known bands including, Regurgitator, Spiderbait, The Superjesus and Savage Garden which went on to earn him multiple awards.
His 2005 his film ‘Crossing’ was shortlisted for Sydney’s Tropfest. In the same year, he directed a series of music videos for Russell Crowe in the south of France.
In 2006, he moved to Los Angeles and in between editing promos and commercials, cut two narrative features, ‘Borderlands’ and ‘The Loneliest Road In America’. Tony also directed and edited the feature documentary, “The Fall of Occupy LA”.
In 2018, he became a Lecturer in Film at QUT Creative Industries and subsequently began a PhD in Small Crew Filmmaking. He still edits casually for Cutting Edge and is pursuing short film and feature projects.