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AFTRS strategy and governance helps the school maintain clarity of purpose and transparency in its processes as well as supporting decision-making at all levels of the organisation. We support all AFTRS departments with policy, planning, reporting and strategic direction and liaise with Government to ensure we are working effectively as a collaborative statutory authority. We collaborate with industry, including on research and innovation projects around developments in storytelling and technology, and in deepening the school’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. A stand-alone Indigenous Unit supports Indigenous practitioners and ensures that Australian storytelling is inclusive of the Indigenous voice, by embedding awareness and good practice across all the teaching and activities of the school. We work to ensure that the AFTRS key role in finding, developing and supporting Australian storytelling talent is understood and reflected in all our decisions.

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    Neil Peplow

    Neil Peplow was most recently the Chief Operating Officer at the Met Film ...

    Neil Peplow

    Neil Peplow was most recently the Chief Operating Officer at the Met Film School, (since June 2014) in London at Ealing studios, a role that saw him overseeing the organisation's…

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    CEO

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    CEO Office, Council

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    Georgie McClean

    Georgie McClean is a media/arts professional with over 15 years’ experie...

    Georgie McClean

    Georgie McClean is a media/arts professional with over 15 years’ experience in public policy and programs. She is the Head of Strategy and Governance at the Australian Film Television and…

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    Head of Corporate Strategy and Governance

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    CEO Office

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    Kyas Sherriff

    Kyas Sherriff has worked across feature films, documentaries, TV series an...

    Kyas Sherriff

    Kyas Sherriff has worked across feature films, documentaries, TV series and shorts. As an integral member of Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department, Kyas helped bring popular and critically acclaimed content to…

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    Head of Indigenous

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    CEO Office

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    Travis Cardona

    After graduating from the National Institute of Dramatic Art in 2008, T...

    Travis Cardona

    After graduating from the National Institute of Dramatic Art in 2008, Travis Cardona worked as an actor in theatre, film and television before taking a position at SBS as Indigenous Policy & Stakeholder Relations Advisor in 2013.…

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    Acting Head of Indigenous

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    CEO Office