Ian Booth is the Chief Executive Officer of Screenwest. He commenced his current position as Chief Executive of ScreenWest in May 2007, taking on the role during a period of great expansion in the Western Australian film industry.
Ian stepped into the role from co-producing the adult drama series Marx and Venus delivered to SBS in early 2007 and the half hour drama Hidden Creatures, which screened across the international festival circuit.
Ian’s previous position at the ABC in Melbourne as Business Affairs Manager for Drama and Comedy, saw him working on projects including Kath & Kim, MDA, The Glasshouse, Enough Rope, The Shark Net, Marking Time and many others. Prior to the ABC he was the Business Affairs Manager at Screenwest.
An in-depth discussion about how film and television production interacts with the formation of economic value, new jobs, creative collaborations and cultural benefits. Moderated by Jonathan Olsberg, author of the independent report “Film and the Creative Economy: How Film and Television Drama Productions Grow Creative Industries.” Speakers: Ian Booth – CEO, Screenwest Jonathan Olsberg – […]