Tom has worked in film and television sound post-production for over 20 years, both in Australia and abroad. After studying audio engineering and music composition in the mid 1990s, he ran a studio in Adelaide, writing and recording music for commercials and corporate productions. Turning more to feature films, he established a sound facility at the South Australian Film Corporation.
In 2006 he received an AFI award for his sound design work on Ten Canoes (Rolf de Heer) and in 2009, was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Glass: A Portrait Of Philip In Twelve Parts (Scott Hicks).
Since then, Tom has also worked on Doctor Who – Series 7 (BBC Tv), Anzac Girls (ScreenTime) and also Charlie’s Country (Rolf de Heer), for which he won the Australian Screen Sound Guild’s Andrew Plain Award for Best Film Sound Design. Most recently he has worked on Ali’s Wedding (Jeffrey Walker / Matchbox pictures), Winchester (The Spierig Brothers) and Top End Wedding (Wayne Blair).