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Patrick Nellestein (Moderator)

Senior Coordinator, AIM and Creative Director, River Road Creative Enterprises


Patrick Nellestein is a Sydney-based composer and recording producer who is very active in a diverse range of creative projects, which include composing for TV, films, documentaries, theatre, song writing, experimental and classical composition. He has composed and produced the music for the 2008, 2009 and 2010 'Australian of the Year' documentary for Channel Nine, which also included 'The Australian of The Year Awards Ceremony' and the Australia Day Concert' on Channel Ten.

In 2009 Patrick also composed the opening music for the Max Channel Australia Day Concert. Patrick has also collaborated with ‘Roving Enterprises’ in composing and producing the original music for the TV production ‘The 7pm Project’ on Channel 10.

Accolades include 'Best Film Score' in 2006 for short film 'Kevin' at The Sydney Film School Film Festival, winning again in 2007 for 'Second Man' and again in 2009 for 'Four Rolls'. Patrick has also received 'The Sound Devices Composition Prize' for Piano in 2006, awarded by The Australian Institute of Music. Patrick has composed the music for the film 'Number Nine' which has featured in the 2009 Newtown Film Festival and Dungong Film Festival; 'Wakefield' which has featured in the Cannes Film Festival for the 2009 'Short Film Corner de Cannes', ‘Amanecer’, which featured in the Dungong Film Festival, The Sydney Latin Film Festival and the Latin American Film Festival held in the Chinese Theatre in LA. - See more at:

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