Josh Groom is an experienced and multi-talented Sydney creative whose diverse skill set encompasses direction, production, editing and writing. Gaining proficiency across a variety of formats over the past 12 years, Josh has worked on documentaries, TVCs, news items, trailers, corporate videos, shorts, feature films and promo spots.
Since going freelance, Josh has specialised in overseeing music videos for artists he is passionate about. He has directed, written and edited popular clips for Angus & Julia Stone ('Babylon' and 'Just a Boy'), Yves Klein Blue ('About the Future'), Birds of Tokyo ('Wild Eyed Boy') and Tokenview ('What Can I Do'). He won an IF award for Best Music Video (2008) and has received nominations for an ARIA and J award.
Over the past two years, Josh has edited Season Two of 'Top Gear: Australia' for SBS, an hour-long documentary on Coldplay for Music Max (which won the 2009 Astra Award for Most Outstanding Music Program), and the first three seasons of 'The Great Australian Doorstep' for Foxtel's How To Channel. He has just completed work at PostBox as editor on Season One of 'On The Edge' for the ABC, a 13 part documentary about 12 remarkable indigenous teenagers.
Josh's passionate approach and unwavering work ethic are supplemented by formal training and an intimate understanding of the industry. An accomplished Avid editor, Josh has worked extensively on Adrenaline, Symphony, Unity, Express and Media Composer systems. He is a graduate of the Australian Film Television and Radio School (MA in Drama Editing) with a High Distinction average.
Patient, enthusiastic, affable and a great mediator, Josh is never less than an efficient professional who thrives on collaboration and enjoys all aspects of visual storytelling.
He is currently working on a feature length documentary, set for release in early 2013.