Kyas Hepworth named Head of Screen NSW

Hepworth will 'continue to support screen stories and practitioners as well as promote the state for productions, big and small'.

Screen and arts executive Kyas Hepworth has been appointed as Head of Screen NSW.

Ms Hepworth, a Bundjalung woman from Tweed Heads, joins Screen NSW from NITV where she was Head of Commissioning and Programming.

As Head of Screen NSW, she will lead the state’s film and production strategy, and advance NSW’s position as the leading national and international screen and post-production destination.

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Paul Dalgarno is author of the novels A Country of Eternal Light (2023) and Poly (2020); the memoir And You May Find Yourself (2015); and the creative non-fiction book Prudish Nation (2023). He was formerly Deputy Editor of The Conversation and joined ScreenHub as Managing Editor in 2022. X: @pauldalgarno. Insta: @dalgarnowrites