Industry mourns Esben Storm

Actor, producer and director Esben Storm has passed away in Sydney, aged 60.

The head of Storm Productions, which he established in 1978, Esben was known for his work on television, both as director (particularly in childrens’ programs such as Round the Twist, Crash Zone, The Genie from Down Under and 2007’s SBS series Kick) and actor – his last appearance was on All Saints .

Storm directed the features 27A (1974), In Search of Anna (1978), With Prejudice (1982), Stanley (1984) , Deadly (1991) and Subterano (2003). He also made documentaries such as The Tasty Bust Reunion and America, and for many years tried, unsuccessfully, to adapt John Marsden’s novel Tomorrow, When the War Began.

Cinematographer Michael Edols and Esben Storm on theh bonnet of a 1938 Buick, during the shoot of In Search of Anna, 1977.


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