Committees & Assessment Panels


Film Victoria engages screen industry experts to assess our funding applications for development and production and make recommendations for funding to our Heads of Division, CEO or Board for final approval (subject to delegated financial approvals). Our external assessors sit alongside internal assessors with relevant skills and experience.

Our current external assessors are:

  • Alayna Cole
  • Ally McLean
  • Amanda Higgs
  • Andy Sum
  • Beck Cole
  • Beth Frey
  • Blake Mizzi (Board Member)
  • Brian Udovich
  • Britt Arthur
  • Clea Frost
  • Corrie Chen
  • David Hannam
  • David Parkin
  • Elizabeth Coleman
  • Emma Jensen
  • George Adams
  • Greg McLean (Board Member)
  • Isaac Elliot
  • John Harvey
  • Jason Imms
  • Joanna Werner
  • John Hughes
  • Joshua Boggs
  • Kelly Lefever (Board Member)
  • Kiki Fung
  • Laura Crawford
  • Leah Estrin
  • Lexa Francis
  • Liam Esler
  • Mackenzie Lush
  • Meg O'Connell
  • Michele Turnure-Salleo
  • Nick Musgrove
  • Paul Walton
  • Philippa Campey
  • Rae Johnston
  • Ranald Allan
  • Sarah Shaw
  • Sheila Jayadev
  • Stuart Menzies
  • Tim Williams
  • Veronica Gleeson


The committee reviews operations and policy, guides the CEO and Head of Corporate Services, assists the Film Victoria Board and the Minister in financial and compliance responsibilities.


  • Blake Mizzi, Board Member (Chair)
  • Liz Grainger, Board Member
  • Louisa Coppel, Board Member
  • Peter Hourihan, external member

Meeting frequency: minimum four per year


The committee considers applications to the Victorian Screen Incentive (VSI), Regional Location Attraction Fund (RLAF) and Indian Cinema Attraction Fund (ICAF) programs


  • David Hanna, Board President (Chair)
  • Leonie Morgan, Board Member
  • Louisa Coppel, Board Member
  • Michael Hudson, Director Strategy Screen & Design - Creative Victoria
  • CEO, Film Victoria
  • Debra Allanson, external member
  • Head of Corporate Services (non-voting)
  • Head of Marketing & Screen Production Attraction (non-voting)
  • Manager - Production Attraction & Support (non-voting)