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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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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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