Film Victoria Board members are selected on the recommendation of the Minister and appointed by the Victorian Governor in line with the Film Act 2001.
The Board meet monthly and provide advice on policy, future planning, management and performance, and review funding decisions recommended by our Evaluation and Advisory Committee and the Digital Media Assessment Panel.
Since September 2011
Ian is a corporate, regulatory and media lawyer and the National Managing Partner of national law firm Holding Redlich. He is also a Director of the ASX-listed production and distribution company, Beyond International Limited.
Since February 2010
A former lawyer with extensive experience in arts and entertainment law, Michael was Director of the Arts Law Centre of Australia and the National Indigenous Arts Advocacy Association, and has served on boards of several arts and cultural organisations.
Since September 2010
Debra is an online media entrepreneur with a background in film, television and digital media including CEO, Board and leadership roles for private, public and government businesses in Australia and the UK.
Since October 2011
Lyn has more than 25 years of experience as an executive in the public and private sectors, with a background in research and economics.
Since January 2014
John is a chartered accountant, and Managing Director of Stratica, a risk consulting firm and qualified security assessor with offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Hong Kong.
Since September 2015
One of Australia’s most accomplished television writers, Kelly has written, script produced, script edited, story lined, and story edited more than 600 hours of TV for every free-to-air network in the country.
Since 1 September 2016
Leonie has worked in the private sector, for government and in the not-for-profit sector in Australia, the Pacific and Asia.
Since September 2017
Blake is a Director and Co-Founder of Melbourne-based game development studio League of Geeks. Blake manages the business, financial and legal aspects of the Studio and leads the design of gameplay mechanics and systems.
Since July 2018
Andrea is an experienced creative producer, executive producer and story producer of adult and children’s content. She joined Princess Pictures in 2009, attracted by the company’s creative ethos and commitment to talent.
Since July 2018
Mitu Bhowmick Lange is the Director of Mind Blowing Films a film production and distribution company that specialises in the distribution of Indian films in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. It also provides local production support to Indian films shot in Australia and New Zealand. She is also the director of Mind Blowing World, an independent film distribution company that specialises in the distribution of quality local content to Australian, New Zealand and Fiji audiences.
From September 2018
With a background in fine art, and directing experience in theatre and opera, writer, director and producer Greg McLean's filmmaking career took off when he created the horror feature Wolf Creek, which went on to achieve cult status worldwide.