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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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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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