Staff

Our team are a passionate group of people who love the screen industry. We all hail from a variety of backgrounds, cultures and professional experiences.

Seph McKenna

Chief Executive Officer

Seph McKenna

Chief Executive Officer

Seph McKenna is the Chief Executive Officer at Screenwest.

Contact Seph.

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 Zealands’s leading annual event for film and tv makers.

Contact Matthew.

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 has joined Screenwest as Chief Financial Officer and Manager Corporate Services, and was previously at Senses Australia and St Ives Group.

Contact Lorraine.

Lewis Wright

Marketing, Communications & Partnerships Manager

Lewis Wright

Marketing, Communications & Partnerships Manager

Lewis Wright is Marketing, Communications & Partnerships Manager at Screenwest

Lewis joined Screenwest after recent positions at Playgroup WA, Healthway and Mercury Marketing & Communications in Singapore.

Lewis is the person to contact to discuss a strategic partnership with Screenwest or for any media enquiries.

Contact Lewis.

Wendy Simmons

Development & Production Executive

Wendy Simmons

Development & Production Executive

Wendy Simmons is Development & Production Coordinator in the Development Team. She works closely with the Indigenous Manager on the provision of Screenwest’s Indigenous, Digital and short form development and production programs.

Wendy joined Screenwest in August 2010,as a Development Administration Officer in the Production Team. Since then has gained lots of agency experience and industry insight, having also worked as Manager, Projects and Programs and Digital Development Manager. She has a background in government, ESL (English as a Second Language) teaching and retail management and has studied Film and TV and Graphic Design.

Contact Wendy or call (+61 8) 61692113

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 and Production 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.

Caroline Middleton

Business Affairs Support Officer

Caroline Middleton

Business Affairs Support Officer

Caroline Middleton is the Business Support Officer.

Caroline provides administrative support for SuperDoc, Screen Business Development Fund, Industry Enhancement Fund, Drama and Documentary Production related funding initiatives, including funding deliverables and acquittals. She also provides administrative support to Director Production Investment and Screenwest’s Locations and Film Friendly initiatives and can also provide updates about the status of production related funding and projects.

Contact Caroline.

Franziska Wagenfeld

Factual Executive

Franziska Wagenfeld

Factual Executive

Franziska is the Factual Executive at Screenwest.

Contact Franziska.

Devina McPherson

Indigenous Program Manager

Devina McPherson

Indigenous Program Manager

Devina McPherson, Screenwest Indigenous Program Manager

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.

Simone Flavelle

Diversity Manager

Simone Flavelle

Diversity Manager

Simone Flavelle is the Diversity Manager at Screenwest.

Contact Simone.

Louise Brady

Development & Production Assistant

Louise Brady

Development & Production Assistant

Louise Brady is a Development & Production Assistant at Screenwest.

Contact Louise.

Georgia Landre-Ord

Development & Production Assistant

Georgia Landre-Ord

Development & Production Assistant

Georgia Landre-Ord is a Development & Production Assistant at Screenwest.

Contact Georgia.

Jacqueline Pelczar

Development & Production Assistant

Jacqueline Pelczar

Development & Production Assistant

Jacqueline Pelczar is a Development & Production Assistant at Screenwest.

Contact Jacqueline.

Lin Edwards

Senior Accountant

Lin Edwards

Senior Accountant

Lin Edwards is the Senior Accountant at Screenwest.

Contact Lin.

Yogesh Jhala

Finance & Corporate Services Officer

Yogesh Jhala

Finance & Corporate Services Officer

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

Contact Yogesh.

Gillian Stephenson

Digital Marketing Officer

Gillian Stephenson

Digital Marketing Officer

Gillian Stephenson is the Digital Marketing Officer at Screenwest.

Contact Gillian.

Alana Swift

Content Programmer/Producer

Alana Swift

Content Programmer/Producer

Alana Swift is the Content Programmer/Producer at Screenwest.

Contact Alana.

Kath Parkinson

Marketing and Communications Consultant

Kath Parkinson

Marketing and Communications Consultant

Kath Parkinson is a Marketing and Communications Consultant at Screenwest.

Contact Kath.

Alison Jackson

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Alison Jackson

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Alison Jackson is the Executive Assistant to the CEO at Screenwest.

Contact Alison.