Greg Denning – Committee Member Greg is a veteran of the industry having spent 35 years working across both Distribution and Exhibition. Since 2013 Greg has been with independent powerhouse STUDIOCANAL, in the National Sales & Acquisitions Manager role. In that role he acquired and distributed successful titles like Knives Out, the Paddington franchise, Hereditary,…

Derek Screen – Committee Member Derek is a former President of the Victorian Branch of Cinema Pioneers. Derek started working in the Cinema Industry in 1983 at Fox Columbia Film Distributors and then moved into a position with United International Pictures (a distribution partnership between Paramount and Universal Pictures), before moving to Hoyts, where he…

Sandra Alexander – Committee Member Commencing her career in 1983, Sandra Alexander’s early credits as a Production Assistant and an Art Department Co-ordinator include The Year of Living Dangerously, Rebel and Undercover. As Production Manager her feature projects include Frauds, Soft Fruit, and feature documentary Tea With Madame Clos. As Line Producer, Sandra’s feature credits include Liquid Bridge, The Bet and September. She also has substantial credits in television drama. Sandra…

TAS State President

Yurik Czyz – President, Tasmanian Branch Yurik Czyz was employed in the cinema exhibition side of the industry, all in Tasmania for 34 years. Commencing in 1973 and finishing in 2008. Commenced as a trainee projectionist and eventually finishing as the Tasmanian Marketing/Operations Manager for Village Cinemas. Yurik was elected as Tasmanian State President of…

WA State President

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SA State President

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QLD State President

Chris Pitcher – President, Queensland Branch Chris started work in the Cinema Industry in 1991 after working in Radio for many years. She was Assistant Manager of the then single screen Birch, Carroll & Coyle Maroochydore Cinema as well as the Drive-In for over 17 years.  After a break she returned to work for the…

VIC State President

Amanda Pearson – State President, Vic Branch Amanda worked for Village Cinemas for many decades at various locations in Victoria. She loves the splendour of the movies, and is presently honoured to be President of the Victorian branch of the Cinema Pioneers… a keen gardener, a passionate cat owner, attends as many horse racing events as she can, even around the world.

NSW State President

Michael Selwyn – State President, NSW/ACT Branch Michael Selwyn brings over 40 years of experience in international theatrical distribution and marketing across Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australasia. A UK Chartered Accountant, Michael was appointed MD of United International Pictures, (UIP) Belgium, followed by a move to become MD of UIP Australia in 1993.  He…

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