Bryan Mason is a multi-skilled director of Closer Productions. Bryan is an award-winning editor and cinematographer. Bryan shot, edited and produced the widely acclaimed 52 Tuesdays for which he won the Screen Editors of Australia award for best feature. In 2018, he shot and edited Sophie Hyde’s feature Animals, the first official Irish/Australian co-production, starring Alia Shawkat and Holliday Grainger, which had its world premiere at Sundance 2019. Bryan edited the feature film My Tehran for Sale (TIFF and Pusan film festivals 2009) the first Australian/Iranian feature film and feature documentaries Sam Klemke’s Time Machine, which premiered at Sundance in 2015, Embrace, a documentary about body image and Mother With A Gun which premiered internationally on Netflix.
He won an AACTA award for his editing on feature documentary Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure. He directed, shot and edited documentary Life in Movement, which won the Australian documentary prize at Sydney Film Festival. He shot and edited the ABC iView series F*!#ing Adelaide, as well as actor Tilda Cobham-Hervey’s directorial debut, the dramatised documentary A Field Guide to Being a 12-Year Old, which won the Crystal Bear for best short film in the Generations K Plus program at Berlinale in 2018. Most recently, he edited Maya Newell’s (Gayby Baby) second feature doc In My Blood It Runs, about a 10-year-old Arrentte boy, which premiered at HotDocs 2019.Back to Speakers