FilmVic appoints new board members

Film Victoria has announced three new Board members, producer Andrea Denholm (pictured), Director Greg McLean and Director of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, Mitu Bhowmick Lange.

Board President Ian Robertson said, “Andrea, Mitu and Greg each bring their own unique perspective based on their diverse experience in the screen industry. Their combined skills will provide significant expertise across many facets of development, production, financing and distribution to our Board.”

He also thanked outgoing Board members, saying, “Ann (Darrouzet) and David (Parker) have each served on our Board for more than eight years and their contribution has been of enormous value.”

Andrea Denholm has held senior producing and legal roles in major international and Australian production companies.

As a principal in leading production company Princess Pictures, Andrea has recently produced the groundbreaking screen opera The Divorce, comedy series It’s A Date Series 1 and 2, and the landmark documentary series Sporting Nation.

Director of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, Mitu Bhowmick Lange brings a wealth of experience across alternative distribution platforms and independent filmmaking.

Under Mitu’s leadership, the Indian Film Festival has fostered and encouraged cultural collaboration and understanding between Victoria’s multicultural communities and also enriched Victoria’s screen industry and Melbourne’s annual event calendar.

Acclaimed Director Greg McLean rounds off the appointments. His achievements and creative directorial vision have delivered audiences thrillers including Wolf Creek, Rogue and more recently Jungle which opened the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival.

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