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GRAEME MASON

SCREEN AUSTRALIA - AU

CEO, SCREEN AUSTRALIA

Graeme has previously worked in both factual and entertainment TV programming in his native Australia before moving to the UK. In Britain he worked across all aspects of film production, sales and acquisitions, and distribution for companies such as Manifesto and Polygram Filmed Entertainment. From 1998 to 2002 he was president of worldwide acquisitions for Universal Studios. He then joined Channel 4 Television as head of media projects and later as managing director of rights before moving to New Zealand to lead the New Zealand Film Commission from 2009 to 2013.
With over 20 years of international experience in film, television and multimedia businesses, Mr Mason has an intimate knowledge of the full spectrum of the screen sector, having worked with large US studios, a UK television network, independent producers and government agencies.

GRAEME MASON

CEO, SCREEN AUSTRALIA – AU

CHILDREN’S OF THE FUTURE

Meeting Room 11, Level 1

For more than three decades Australia has supported a children’s television production sector with a global reputation for excellence, via a system of regulation, subsidy and public broadcaster support.  But the effectiveness of this support system is now looking antiquated and shaky in a world where free-to-air advertising supported television is struggling to compete with […]

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PRESENTATION: GRAEME MASON, CEO, SCREEN AUSTRALIA

Conference Hall 3, Level 2

Graeme commenced as CEO on 11 November 2013. Graeme has previously worked in both factual and entertainment TV programming in his native Australia before moving to the UK. In Britain he worked across all aspects of film production, sales and acquisitions, and distribution for companies such as Manifesto and Polygram Filmed Entertainment. From 1998 to 2002 […]

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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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