The Australian Directors’ Guild (ADG) has announced Alaric McAusland as its new Executive Director. Alaric, who took over from Diana Burnett, began with the ADG on November 16. The ADG has also announced the appointment of Ana Tiwary to the new role of Strategy & Development Executive.
Alaric was most recently Chief Operating Officer at Grace – A Storytelling Company in Los Angeles and was previously Managing Director at Deluxe Entertainment Services Group and Atlab. Alaric has also served as Chairman of Ausfilm and Council Board Member of Screen Producers Australia.
Ana Tiwary is a director and producer with her own company indiVisual films and she serves on the board of WIFT Australia. The Strategy & Development Executive is a new role and Ana will be responsible for deepening engagement with the director community and broadening the Guild’s membership base, with an emphasis on diversity, inclusion and regeneration and optimising benefits and professional development opportunities for ADG members.