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Louise Gough Joins Picking Scabs as Executive Producer

Picking Scabs, See-Saw Films’ and writer/showrunner Samantha Strauss’ joint venture, has announced that Louise Gough will join the production company as Executive Producer. Gough, who will report to Strauss and Liz Watts, See-Saw Film’s Head of Film and Television (Aus), joins Picking Scabs from Screen Australia where she was...

Osprey Video Appoints Kelvin Ko Sales Director APAC

Osprey Video has appointed Kelvin Ko to support and expand sales growth in Asia Pacific in the role of Sales Director, APAC. Ko, in his role, will be tasked with leading Osprey Video’s growth in the Asia-Pacific region, working closely with new and existing strategic partners and OEM’s. Ko has...

Audius Mtawarira Joins Studios 301

Studios 301 has welcomed multiple ARIA and APRA award-winning producer and songwriter Audius Mtawarira to its extended roster. A well-known and respected name in the Australian music industry, Audius has played a pivotal role in the success of many Australian artists. Working with an impressive list of local and international...

Jeanie Davison New AFTRS Head of Industry & Alumni Engagement

Leading screen industry executive Jeanie Davison is the new Head of Industry & Alumni Engagement at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS). In this pivotal role, Jeanie is responsible for the strategic management of AFTRS industry partnerships with a focus on driving and delivering industry training partnerships. Jeanie takes...

Jaclyn Hadida ANZ Country Manager for InMobi

InMobi, a leading provider of content, monetisation, and marketing technologies, has appointed Jaclyn Hadida as the Country Manager for ANZ. Jaclyn’s appointment comes as Richard O’Sullivan, formerly VP & GM for ANZ and VP Agency Partnerships in APAC, is elevated to a global role within InMobi as the VP...

AE Live Names Kaylene Hurley GM for NZ

AE Live, a leading global provider of graphics and data solutions, has appointed Kaylene Hurley as General Manager, responsible for leading its New Zealand operations, driving new growth initiatives, and developing strategic partnerships. An experienced media leader, Hurley takes on her new role at a time when customer expectations for...

AFTRS Announces New Discipline Leads and Masters Program Convenor

The Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) has announced the appointment of seven senior staff who will take up new Discipline Lead roles in 2023 and the appointment of a new head of the School’s Masters program. Juliet John is AFTRS’ new MA Screen Program Convenor. The new Discipline...

Adrianne Pecotic Appointed Special Advisor to Independent Cinemas Australia

After 11 years as CEO of ICA and ICAA Services Pty Limited Adrianne Pecotic will be appointed Special Advisor to ICA when she steps down as CEO at the end of January. Reflecting on the past 11 years Pecotic stated, “I am very proud of what ICA has achieved and...

SCA Announces Senior Brand Experience Roles for LiSTNR, Hit and Triple M Networks

SCA Chief Content Officer, Dave Cameron, has announced two senior brand experience appointments for LiSTNR and the Hit and Triple M networks. Harriet Power is returning to SCA from maternity leave on February 6, joining the Content Leadership Team in a new role as Head Of Brand Experience across the...

SBS Appoints Bethan Arwel-Lewis Commissioning Editor, Factual

SBS Australia has announced the appointment of Bethan Arwel-Lewis as Commissioning Editor, Factual, joining SBS’s award-winning Unscripted commissioning team. Arwel-Lewis will work across original factual commissioning for SBS, bringing more than 20 years of experience to the role, having worked on a diverse range of projects for major networks in...

Dailymotion Names Simon Barnett as VP Sales, APAC

Video streaming platform Dailymotion has appointed Simon Barnett as its VP Sales, APAC as the company continues its regional expansion by growing its senior team. Simon brings over two decades of leadership experience across business development and sales in startups and large enterprises such as Channel Factory, DAZN, News Corp,...

SCA Announces Victoria Young as Melbourne Head of Sales

SCA National Head of Audio sales, Andrea Salmon, has announced the appointment of Victoria Young as Melbourne Head of Sales. In her new role, Young is responsible for maximising total audio revenue across SCA’s assets out of the Melbourne market and provide overall strategic direction and leadership to the local...

Nine’s Product Team Expands with Two New Leadership Roles

Nine has announced the creation of two new leadership roles within its Product division, which will further grow and differentiate the digital experiences and products across its diverse range of media assets, spanning TV, Radio, Publishing, Data and Commercial. Head of Product for 9Now, Lewis Evans, has been promoted to...

AIIA Announces Angela Fox as new Chair

Australia’s peak representative body and advocacy group for Australia’s ICT industry, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has elected Angela Fox as Chair of the National Board. Angela succeeds Rob Hillard, Chair of the AIIA National Board for the last three years, who oversaw the organisation through turbulent times. The...

IMAA Announces New Chair and Board Director

The Independent Media Agencies of Australia (IMAA) recently announced the appointment of Jacquie Alley as its new Chairperson, while Steve Fagan joins the Board of Directors. Announced at the IMAA’s Annual General Meeting, incumbent Chairperson Ant Colreavy will step down after two years in the role. Jacquie Alley is Chief Operating...

RFA Names Ginny Stein as Southeast Asia Managing Editor

Radio Free Asia (RFA), a nonprofit news corporation that brings answers, accountability, and empowerment to populations in Asian countries under authoritarian rule, recently named Ginny Stein as its new Southeast Asia Managing Editor. Stein brings more than two decades of experience in journalism, working as a foreign correspondent and...

Audience Precision Announces Jessica Bray as Head of Media

Media strategy consultancy and technology business Audience Precision has announced the appointment of Jessica Bray to the newly created role of Head of Media. Bray has been with Audience Precision for almost six years, most recently as Senior Strategist and Media Team Lead. She joined the consultancy as an intern...

Australian Directors’ Guild Executive Director Alaric McAusland Steps Down

The Australian Directors’ Guild (ADG) recently announced that Alaric McAusland has taken the decision to step down from his role as Executive Director in January 2023 to take up a new industry leadership opportunity. Joining in its 40th-year anniversary year, during his two-year tenure Alaric oversaw the Guild’s successful post-covid...

AACTA Board Update

After a historic 12 years of leadership, Alan Finney has announced he will step down from his role as the Chairperson of the Australian Film Institute (the AFI – also the governing body of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts, AACTA). AACTA is pleased to announce that...

SBS Announces Senior Commissioning Team Appointments

SBS has announced John Godfrey as SBS’s new Head of Commissioning, stepping into a newly created role to oversee the network’s unscripted and scripted commissioned content slate, with Joseph Maxwell promoted to Head of SBS Unscripted. Godfrey has led commissioning across SBS’s unscripted slate for the last six years, during...
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