Memorial service to be held for Andrew Plain

18 February, 2014 by Staff Writer

A memorial service will be held for the late Andrew Plain this Saturday, 22 February 2014. 

Andrew, a respected sound supervisor within the industry, passed away on December 13 last year after losing his battle with cancer. 

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His esteemed career included highlights like “The Sapphires”, “Oranges and Sunshine” and “Knowing” amongst many other acclaimed projects.

The memorial will be held at 4pm at Cinema 7 at Hoyts EQ, Lang Rd, Moore Park.

Speakers will include family members and industry colleagues, and there will be a short film screened containing interviews with filmmakers about Andrew's work.

Following the memorial service there will be drinks and refreshments served at Spectrum Films.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Trish FitzSImons

    I won’t be there Saturday, but I will surely be thinking of you and of him.Andrew was an inspirational sound teacher for me at AFTRS in 1989/1990. I think if I went on a search I would still find the book with the handwritten notes that I took from that masterclass, and certainly I drew on those notes for many years in teaching and in practice.

    I recall that in about 2004, when we were first looking for a head for the Griffith Film School, and wanted an ‘outsider’ Andrew’s name popped into my head as being perfect. I THINK I communicated this to him, I don’t think he applied….In some ways it would have been outside his usual field of work, but Andrew was the kind of bloke one felt could do a good job in anything he took on seriously.

    He will be much missed by us all, not just Adrienne and his kids,