Executive

The Executive Team provides leadership and operational management including strategic and operational planning; as well as reporting to major stakeholders.

Willie Rowe

Interim CEO

Willie Rowe

Interim CEO

Peter “Willie” Rowe is Interim CEO at Screenwest.

Contact Willie

E: willie.rowe@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2101

Lorraine Keane

Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Services Manager

Lorraine Keane

Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Services Manager

Lorraine Keane is Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Services Manager at Screenwest.

Lorraine was previously at Senses Australia and St Ives Group.

Contact Lorraine

E: lorraine.keane@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2103

Matthew Horrocks

Head of Development & Production

Matthew Horrocks

Head of Development & Production

Matthew Horrocks is Head of Development & Production at Screenwest.

Matt is responsible for the management of Screenwest’s development & production funding programs; leading the design, development and implementation of Screenwest’s project and practitioner development, digital and Indigenous programs to ensure they are industry relevant and achieve Screenwest’s strategic priorities; and providing high-level advice to industry and applicants on the creative development of teams and projects.

Matt has produced short films, documentaries and feature films in New Zealand, most recently BEYOND THE KNOWN WORLD. In the UK he worked in production roles on  28 DAYS LATER and CALENDAR GIRLS.

Matt was a Development Executive, and Industry Training Executive for the New Zealand Film Commission during a highly successful period for the NZ film industry.  He also guest lectures, played a key role in setting up Script-to-Screen and designed and instigated the “Big Screen Symposium,” New Zealand’s leading annual event for film and TV makers.

Contact Matthew

E: matthew.horrocks@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2118

Kath Parkinson

Marketing, Communications & Partnerships Manager

Kath Parkinson

Marketing, Communications & Partnerships Manager

Kath Parkinson is Marketing, Communications & Partnerships Manager at Screenwest.

Across her 20-year career Kath has worked as a communications specialist, journalist, account manager and marketer and has extensive brand, marketing, events management and media advisory experience. She developed her skills during roles in government, publishing and the not-for-profit sector.

Most recently she spent time as a digital producer overseeing website builds for a raft of clients in health services, steered communications during a lengthy stint at Playgroup WA and jumped back into media last year when she worked as a casual producer with ABC Radio.

Contact Kath

E: kath.parkinson@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2106

Development & Production

The Development & Production Team designs, implements and administers initiatives to support and develop Western Australian screen industry practitioners and productions, and build a sustainable screen industry in Western Australia.

Wendy Simmons

Development & Production Executive

Wendy Simmons

Development & Production Executive

Wendy Simmons is the Development & Production Executive at Screenwest.

She assists the Head of Development & Production and Funding Team with high level support, strategic advice & through the co-ordination and oversight of funding programs.

Her responsibilities include management of the grants funding program, including strategic initiative development and implementation, budget and planning, guidelines planning and development, business affairs, stakeholder and broadcaster liaison.

Wendy has studied Film & Television, Graphic Design, Arts Management and ESL (English as Second Language). She has worked in diverse areas including as an ESL teacher, in graphic design, in fashion and retail management and government.  She joined Screenwest in 2011, and has worked across the organisation including in strategic projects, development & production, finance and business affairs.

 

Contact Wendy

E: wendy.simmons@screenwest.com.au
T: 
+61 8 6169 2113

Devina McPherson

Indigenous Executive

Devina McPherson

Indigenous Executive

Devina McPherson is Indigenous Executive at Screenwest.

Devina is a descendant of Yamatji and Noongar, from the Murchison, Gascoyne and the southwest Boojarah and Gnaala Karla Booja country of Western Australia.

Devina is responsible for Screenwest development and production programs involving Indigenous practitioners and content.

Her previous experience includes seven years at the Film and Television Institute as a Producer and Production manager, where Devina brought Indigenous Western Australian stories to the screen through the archival and factual program Indigenous Community Stories. Devina has also previously worked on the Deadly Yarns series for the ABC, and on Bran Nue DaeStraight Shootin and various other short films. Prior to that Devina worked freelance as an editor, photographer, event manager and camera operator.

Contact Devina

E: devina.mcpherson@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2112

Ross Grayson Bell

Scripted Executive

Ross Grayson Bell

Scripted Executive

Ross Grayson Bell is the Scripted Executive at Screenwest.

Contact Ross

E: ross.graysonbell@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2116

Franziska Wagenfeld

Factual Executive

Franziska Wagenfeld

Factual Executive

Franziska Wagenfeld is the Factual Executive at Screenwest.

Contact Franziska

E: franziska.wagenfeld@screenwest.com.au
T: + 61 8 6169 2110

Gabrielle Cole

Production Attraction & Services Coordinator

Gabrielle Cole

Production Attraction & Services Coordinator

Gabrielle Cole is the Production Attraction & Services Coordinator at Screenwest.

Contact Gabrielle

E: gabrielle.cole@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2117

Eva Di Blasio

Talent Development Manager

Eva Di Blasio

Talent Development Manager

Eva Di Blasio is the Talent Development Manager at Screenwest.

Contact Eva

E: eva.diblasio@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2107

Simone Flavelle

Diversity Manager

Simone Flavelle

Diversity Manager

Simone Flavelle is the Diversity Manager at Screenwest.

Contact Simone

E: diversity@screenwest.com.au

Jacqueline Pelczar

Development & Production Assistant - Factual

Jacqueline Pelczar

Development & Production Assistant - Factual

Jacqueline Pelczar is a Development & Production Assistant for factual projects at Screenwest.

Jacqueline assists the funding team with all things Factual. She also Assists the Production Attraction & Services Coordinator, Indigenous Executive, and Diversity Manager.

Jacqueline Pelczar is an emerging Director within the local film industry. She has accumulated a range of experience working in the Art Department, as Producer, and as a Director. Jacqueline has experience working in Documentary Television, Documentary  Features, Scripted Features, Television Commercials and Music Videos.

Contact Jacqueline

E: jacqueline.pelczar@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2121

Shaye Guillory

Development & Production Assistant - Scripted

Shaye Guillory

Development & Production Assistant - Scripted

Shaye Guillory is a Development & Production Assistant for scripted projects at Screenwest.

Contact Shaye

E: shaye.guillory@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2114

Hannah Outtrim

Business Affairs Manager

Hannah Outtrim

Business Affairs Manager

Hannah Outtrim is Business Affairs Manager at Screenwest.

Hannah provides Screenwest with business, legal and contracting services across the Development & Production Funding, and Communications, Marketing & Partnerships teams.

Hannah is a practicing lawyer with experience in commercial and contracts law and has qualifications in Performing Arts and Media Communications.

Contact Hannah

E: hannah.outtrim@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2119

Caroline Middleton

Business Affairs Support Officer

Caroline Middleton

Business Affairs Support Officer

Caroline Middleton is the Business Affairs Support Officer at Screenwest.

Caroline supports the Business Affairs Manager to contribute to an efficient delivery of legal services. She is responsible for all administrative tasks, reviewing legal documents and drafting correspondence and non-complex legal documents.

You can find Caroline drafting development investment agreement’s, attachment and professional development contracts, working with indigenous production and diversity programmes along with ad hoc creative industry agreements. She works across all the Screenwest teams.

Contact Caroline

E: caroline.middleton@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2120

Marketing, Communications & Partnerships

The Marketing, Communications & Partnerships Team promotes Screenwest and the Western Australian screen industry to increase its profile; fosters the WA community’s engagement with local content, the local screen industry and the Screenwest brand; liaises with and keeps key stakeholders informed; and manages partnerships, including the Yagan Square Digital Tower.

Gillian Stephenson

Digital Content Producer

Gillian Stephenson

Digital Content Producer

Gillian Stephenson is Digital Content Producer at Screenwest.

Gillian is responsible for updating Screenwest’s digital channels, creating and curating content for social media, and assisting with the planning and management of marketing projects.

Contact Gillian

E: gillian.stephenson@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2125

Alana Swift

Content Programmer/Producer

Alana Swift

Content Programmer/Producer

Alana Swift is Content Programmer/Producer at Screenwest.

Alana is responsible for sourcing and scheduling content for Yagan Square’s 360-degree Digital Tower.

Alana returned to Perth after working in London in Broadcast television for ten years.

Alana has worked in reversioning, commissioning and compliance roles for major broadcasters such as Virgin Media TV, MTV and Discovery.

Contact Alana

E: alana.swift@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2107

Finance & Corporate Services Team

The Finance & Corporate Services Team provides finance/budget planning, and corporate governance, including compliance. Information and technologies services are provided, as well as human resource management.

Lin Edwards

Senior Accountant

Lin Edwards

Senior Accountant

Lin Edwards is Senior Accountant at Screenwest.

Contact Lin

E: lin.edwards@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2104

Yogesh Jhala

Finance & Corporate Services Officer

Yogesh Jhala

Finance & Corporate Services Officer

Yogesh Jhala is the Finance & Corporate Services Officer at Screenwest.

Yogesh is responsible for financial functions including Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and added finance duties. He also provides support to HR and Corporate Services functions and activities.

Yogesh completed his Accounting degree from Victoria, and worked as Finance Officer in Melbourne before moving to Perth. Yogesh has been working in not for profit sector for the past ten years.

Contact Yogesh

E: yogesh.jhala@screenwest.com.au
T: + 61 8 6169 2105

Alison Jackson

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Alison Jackson

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Alison Jackson is Executive Assistant to the CEO at Screenwest.

Contact Alison

E: alison.jackson@screenwest.com.au
T: +61 8 6169 2124