Pearl Tan & Priya Roy

Pearl Tan is a screen content maker and educator. She is the founder and director of Pearly Productions, a filmmaking boutique with a focus on diverse stories, and Senior Lecturer in Directing at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS). Pearl has extensive experience in advocacy and governance, and currently sits on the board of the Australian Directors' Guild, having previously served on the AFTRS Council, Critical Stages Touring Board, Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance Board, Actors' Equity's National Performers Committee and as Co-Chair of the Equity Diversity Committee. She is currently completing her PhD in Creative Practice at the University of NSW, exploring the experience of diversity workers in the Australian screen industry.

Priya A Roy is the founder of Vissi d’Arte Films and has produced screen content across multiple formats, including feature film, short film, and web-series. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and sits on the Board of Arts on Tour. She has held several roles in commercial strategy, corporate strategy, & finance both in Australia and the US. She holds degrees in International Business, Finance, & Mathematics and is currently pursuing her PhD in International Business.

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