Committees

AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE

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

Also considers applications to the Cash Flow Facility program.  

Members:

  • Lyn Maddock, Board Member (Chair)
  • Debra Allanson, Board Member
  • John Rundell, Board Member
  • Jo Dawson, external member (until 27 January 2015)
  • Jeremy King, Partner, external member

Meeting frequency: minimum four per year

EVALUATION AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE (EAC)

The committee considers applications to Assigned Production Investment – Film and Television. Recommendations are reviewed by Film Victoria Board.

Members:

  • CEO, Film Victoria (Chair)
  • David Parker, Board Member   
  • Fiona Eagger, external member
  • Alan Hardy, external member
  • Kelly Lefever, external member
  • Richard Lowenstein, external member
  • Anna McLeish, external member
  • Sonya Pemberton, external member
  • Andrew Wiseman, external member
  • Amanda Higgs, external member
  • Clea Frost, external member
  • Stuart Menzies, external member
  • Stephen Luby, external member
  • Imogen Banks, external member
  • Chris Corbett, external member

Meeting frequency: minimum four per year

PRODUCTION INCENTIVE ATTRACTION FUND (PIAF) COMMITTEE

The committee considers applications to the PIAF, PIAF Post, Digital and Visual Effects (PDV), and Regional Location Attraction Fund (RLAF) programs

Members:

  • Ian Robertson, Board President (Chair)
  • Debra Allanson, Board Member
  • Lyn Maddock, Board Member
  • CEO, Film Victoria
  • Head of Screen Industry Programs  
  • Head of Finance & Business Services 
  • Legal Representative, Film Victoria (voting member in the absence of CEO, HSIP or HFABS)
  • Manager - Production Incentives and Business Support (non-voting)
  • David Hanna, external member

Meeting frequency: as required

BUSINESS AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENT PANEL

The panel assesses applications to travel programs, placements and fellowships programs.

The panel comprises a minimum of three of the following internal panel members, and may engage external assessors as required:

  • CEO, Film Victoria
  • Head of Screen Industry Programs
  • Manager – Incentives & Investments
  • Development and Investment Manager(s)
  • Manager – Script Development
  • Manager – Games, Digital Content and Animation
  • Industry Projects Manager
  • Industry Programs Officer

 Meeting frequency: as required

DIGITAL MEDIA ASSESSMENT PANEL

The panel assesses applications to games programs, recommendations are reviewed by the CEO or Board for final approval.

The panel must comprise a minimum of one and maximum of three internal panel members:

  • CEO, Film Victoria
  • Head of Screen Industry Programs
  • Manager – Games, Digital Content and Animation
  • Development and Investment Manager(s)

The panel also comprises external panel members with relevant skills and experience. A minimum of three and maximum of five external panel members attend each meeting.

Current external members include:

Lauren Clinnick, Alison Gibb, Trevor Powell, Andy Summ, Neil Rennison, Nicole Stark, Megan Summers, Dave Surman, Andrew Symons and Nicole Stark.

 

Meeting frequency: minimum two per year

DOCUMENTARY DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENT PANEL

The panel assesses applications to the Documentary Development and Development on Demand Documentary programs.

The panel comprises a minimum of three of the following:

  • CEO, Film Victoria
  • Head of Screen Industry Programs
  • Development and Investment Manager(s)
  • Manager – Script Development
  • Manager – Incentives & Investments
  • External Assessors (as required)

Meeting frequency: as required for On Demand, minimum two per year for documentary development

FICTION DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENT PANEL

This panel assesses applications to the fiction development programs, providing recommendations to the CEO.

The panel comprises a minimum of one internal panel member alongside a minimum of two and maximum of four external assessors. 

  • CEO, Film Victoria
  • Head of Screen Industry Programs
  • Manager – Script Development
  • Manager – Incentives & Investments
  • Development and Investment Manager(s)

Current external members include:

Ranald Allan, Aaron Anderson, Elizabeth Coleman, Andy Cox, Leah Estrin, Joe Forte, Veronica Gleeson, Alan Hardy, Regina Lee, Alison Nisselle,
Tim Pye, Jan Sardi, Katherine Slattery, Sue Taylor, Brian Udovich

Meeting frequency: as required for On Demand programs, minimum two per year for feature film development

INDUSTRY AND AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENT PANEL

The panel considers applications to audience engagement and screen activity programs, providing recommendations to the CEO or Head of Screen Industry Programs.

The panel comprises a minimum of three of the following internal panel members:

  • CEO, Film Victoria
  • Head of Screen Industry Programs
  • Development and Investment Manager(s)
  • Manager – Games, Digital Content and Animation
  • Manager – Script Development
  • Manager – Incentives & Investments
  • Industry Projects Manager
  • Industry Programs Coordinator

 Meeting frequency: as required