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COURTNEY GIBSON

SCREEN NSW - AU

CHIEF EXECUTIVE, SCREEN NSW

Courtney Gibson is the CEO of Screen NSW, the funding body which serves the state that’s home to 60% of Australia’s screen production companies. On her first day in the CEO role, the agency introduced the 50:50 by 2020 Gender Target across all the agency’s funding programs. Enhancing participation in the production sector by practitioners from under-represented groups is a cornerstone of the Screen NSW Strategic Plan 2015-18.

A senior Australian media executive with a background in TV commissioning and production, Courtney has served in roles including Executive Head of Content Creation at ABC TV, Head of Arts, Entertainment and Comedy at ABC TV, Programming Production Executive at the Nine Network, Director of Programmes at Endemol Australia and Commissioning Editor in Documentary at SBS TV.

COURTNEY GIBSON

CHIEF EXECUTIVE, SCREEN NSW – AU

Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakthrough

Conference Halls 1 & 2, Level 2

A year ago we put the Gender Equity debate on the national screen industry agenda, and industry responded with a raft of initiatives. This session explores what’s happened over the past twelve months – what’s changed, what’s working and where to next. Speakers: Sue Maslin – Producer, Film Art Media Deanne Weir – Executive Director Channel Aggregation […]

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THE NEXT BIG THINGS: Pathways To A More Diverse Industry

Conference Halls 1 & 2, Level 2

Industry leaders come together to address the diversity problem amongst Australian screen practitioners. How can we ensure our industry is relevant to contemporary Australia? How do we create career pathways for new talent from under-represented groups? Join some of the top decision makers in Australia’s screen industry as they discuss an industry roadmap for change. […]

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