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Executive Producer & Lawyer
Ian has over 20+ years’ experience in financing and commercial matters in the Australian film and television industry. Ian is currently a member of the team at leading national law firm Mills Oakley, as well as CEO of Indian Pacific Pictures.From 2007 to 2017 Ian served as CEO of Screenwest, the Western Australian peak film financing body, financing hundreds of film and television projects, with some highlights including Red Dog, Satellite Boy, Looking for Grace, Hounds of Love, Paper Planes, Bran Nue Dae, Australia, Breath, Cloudstreet, Mystery Road, Outback Truckers, SAS: The Search for Warriors, Who Do You Think You Are, and many more.Ian is currently a board member of the Australian Children’s’ Television Foundation.Ian’s recent credits as Executive Producer include the feature films RAMS, Star Dreaming, Ningaloo: Australia’s Other Great Reef, and Whale Super Highway.