Board

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. 

Ian Robertson AO, President
Ian Robertson AO, President

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.

Michael McMahon
Michael McMahon

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. 

Debra Allanson
Debra Allanson

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. 

David Parker
David Parker

Since September 2010

David’s first film Malcolm, directed by Nadia Tass, was a critical and box office success winning eight AFI awards and releasing in 22 countries. 

Lyn Maddock AM, PSM
Lyn Maddock AM, PSM

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.

John Rundell
John Rundell

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. 

Kelly Lefever
Kelly Lefever

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. 

Leonie Morgan AM
Leonie Morgan AM

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.  

Blake Mizzi
Blake Mizzi

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. 

Andrea Denholm
Andrea Denholm

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.

Mitu Bhowmick Lange
Mitu Bhowmick Lange

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.

Greg McLean
Greg McLean

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.