Writer and former president of both the Australian Writers. Guild and Australian Writers. Foundation, Geoffrey Atherden, has been appointed a director of Screenrights.
Atherden (Mother and Son, BabaKiueria, Grass Roots) has also served two terms on the board of Screen Nsw and is a member of the Order of Australia..
His appointment was announced at the Screenrights. Agm last week and he joins re-elected members Ben Grant, MD of Goalpost Pictures; Chris Oliver-Taylor, MD of Matchbox Pictures; and Dean Ormston, head of membership services group Apra Amcos and deputy chair of Australian Copyright Council..
Screenrights Chairman Jill Bryant said the board was delighted to welcome Atherden.
.Geoffrey is a passionate advocate for the creators of Australian culture. He has wide-ranging experience within the industry and that will add to the wealth of industry knowledge already on the Board. I am also pleased that the membership chose to return
Geoffrey Atherden joins Screenrights board