Hambling worked as an assistant editor on numerous feature films including Pink Floyd"s The Wall (1982), Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984), King David (1985), Steaming (1985), Link (1986) and Aliens (1986). More recently Hambling has worked in the popular music business. He has helped create music videos for Divinyls, Silverchair, Cold Chisel, Missy Higgins, Tambalane, Superjesus and Ian Moss.
He is particularly noted for his work with Silverchair"s Diorama (2002), and Cold Chisel"s The Last Wave of Summer (1998) and Ringside (2003).
Silverchair credits Hambling for helping the band in its early days by selecting their song Tomorrow in a demo competition where Hambling was a judge.