AFTRS honours creativity with new head of school

AFTRS has appointed Dr Nell Greenwood as its new CEO in another dynamic set of contradictions.

AFTRS may be stuck in the funding trap like everyone else but it is still a large institution which commands international attention. It has also responded strongly to the individual personalities of its leaders at least over the last 20 years. 

With the world to choose from, it has dipped into its own pool to find a new leader. Dr Nell Greenwood comes from the writing and development end of the very long chain of world views and professions which lead ultimately to the audience experience. 

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.