Clare Toonen is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of all communications activities including marketing, publicity, festivals and events, as well as Screenwest’s website, newsletter and social media. Clare is a communications specialist and award-winning screenwriter. Her screenwriting credits include ABC iview Indigenous comedy series, KGB (2019) and the short film You, Me and Karen (2017) which won the Channel 9 Award for Excellence in Scriptwriting. Most recently she has worked as a screenwriting lecturer for Curtin University as well as a freelance Script Coordinator and Producer’s Assistant for production companies including Veerhuis Pictures, Galactic Baby, Mad Kids and Bunya Entertainment.
Screenwest would like to acknowledge the Whadjuk people of the Noongar nation, the traditional custodians of the land on which we work. We recognise their connections to land, sea and community and pay our respect to their elders past and present. We extend that respect to all Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Indigenous and First Nations peoples today.