Veteran Australian producer Pam Barnes is to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from Screen Producers Australia.
Barnes, currently executive producer on Family Feud, will be honoured by peers at the Screen Producers Awards next week in Melbourne, as part of the annual Screen Forever conference.
Across almost 50 years Barnes has worked with some of TV’s biggest names including Daryl Somers, Graham Kennedy, Bert Newton, and Don Lane, while her extensive credits include In Melbourne Tonight, The Don Lane Show, Sale of the Century, Hey Hey It’s Saturday, The X Factor, Bert’s Family Feud, The Circle and Australia’s Got Talent.
“Pam’s illustrious career in television has seen her involved in some of Australia’s most beloved programs. Screen Producers Australia is honoured to name Pam as the Lifetime Achievement Award recipient to recognise her outstanding contribution to the Australian television industry”, said CEO Matt Deaner.
SPA has also announced finalists for the Production Business of the Year award: