Chris Plummer


Chris Plummer has edited many of New Zealand’s most highly regarded films, including Boy (dir. Taika Waititi, 2010), In My Father’s Den (dir. Brad McGann, 2014), Black Sheep (dir. Jonathan King, 2006) and has worked with renowned NZ filmmakers including, Vincent Ward  (Rain of the Children, 2008) and Toa Fraser (Naming Number Two, 2006).

Whilst working on the fantasy feature film My Talks with Dean Spanley (dir. Toa Fraser, 2009) Chris worked with prominent actors such as Peter O’Toole, Sam Neill and Bryan Brown. He worked with Sam Neill (dir. Jonathan King, Under the Mountain, 2009), Sally Hawkins (dir. Paul Murphy, Love Birds, 2011), Patricia Arquette and Rainn Wilson (dir. Colette Burson, Permanent, 2017) and Tommy Lee Jones (dir. Peter Webber, Emperor, 2012).

A versatile editor working across art house and US studio movies, Chris is equally comfortable finding creative solutions for modest independent films, as well the highest level of studio productions. He has worked with Brenda Chapman (Brave, 2012), Andrew Andamson (Mr. Pip, 2012), George Lucas (Strange Magic, 2015), and Steven Spielberg on his first 'mocap' film The Adventures of Tin Tin (2011). Through Lucas Film/ILM he has managed large editorial teams and worked on cutting edge R&D with new technologies in film making.

Chris recently finished editing Wayne Balir’s new feature film, Top End Wedding (Goalpost Pictures, 2019). Chris is currently in New Zealand working on the Working Titles major television adaptation of Eleanor Catton’s acclaimed novel, The Luminaries (dir. Claire McCarthy).

For enquiries regarding Chris Plummer please contact us via email or on (02) 9319 7199.