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Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department head leaves

Sally Riley who spent a decade growing opportunities for Australia's Indigenous filmmakers is leaving her role as head of Screen Australia's Indigenous Department to take up a newly created position as Head of ABC TV's Indigenous Department in May. Riley has been instrumental in helping Aboriginal filmmakers create feature films and documentaries, including Rachel Perkins and Darren Dale's acclaimed television series First Australians. She will be replaced by Erica Glynn who will be acting Head of Indigenous.
March 12, 2010

Sally Riley who spent a decade growing opportunities for Australia’s Indigenous filmmakers is leaving her role as head of Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department to take up a newly created position as Head of ABC TV’s Indigenous Department in May. Riley has been instrumental in helping Aboriginal filmmakers create feature films and documentaries, including Rachel Perkins and Darren Dale’s acclaimed television series First Australians. She will be replaced by Erica Glynn who will be acting Head of Indigenous.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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