Annie Breslin

Annie Breslin is currently the Moving Image Specialist on a mass film and video digitisation project at the State Library of NSW. Previously an archivist with roles covering research, curatorial and preservation activities at Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) and National Archives Australia (NAA). Annie is an audio-visual archivist, curator and general obsessive about Australian film culture and its preservation. Annie is also an award winning film, theatre and interactive sound designer and film editor with credits spanning Mad Max 2, Evil Angels and Baz Luhrmann's Australia. As well as sound design installations for the Australian War Memorial and the Melbourne Aquarium. She was Head of Sound at the Australian Film Television and Radio School from 1996 to 2001, where she co-wrote and introduced Australia's first tertiary screen composition course. Previous presentations include Australian Sound Recordings Association (ASRA) conference 2014 "Sounds Like War" - presentation on the NAA held films documenting early rocket testing at the RAAF Woomera Testing Range in South Australia and the ASRA 2018 and subsequent journal article, 2020 - Panel Chair of "Sounds of Silence - Gender Diversity in the Music Recording Industry."