THE House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts will conduct public hearings over two days in Sydney this week as part of its inquiry into factors contributing to the growth and sustainability of Australia’s film and television industry.
The Chair of the committee, Luke Howarth MP, stated that "we will be hearing from some of the biggest players in the industry this week in Sydney including Australia’s most well-known production companies, commercial television channels, key industry bodies and Screen Australia".
‘The Committee is looking forward to hearing from key participants in our film and television industry who make vital contributions to Australia’s economy and culture’ added Mr Howarth.
Public hearing details:
Day 1: 9:15am to 4:45pm, Wednesday 19 July 2017, Macquarie Room, NSW Parliament, 6 Macquarie St , Sydney
9.15am Screen Australia
10.15am Fox Studios Australia
11.00am Warner Bros
11.30am Screen Producers Australia
1.15pm Australian Directors’ Guild
1.45pm Australian Screen Editors
2.15pm Australian Film and TV Bodies
3.15pm Australian Subscr TV & Radio Assn
3.45pm Australian Writers’ Guild
4.15pm Animal Logic
Day 2: 9:15am to 4:15pm, Thursday 20 July 2017, Macquarie Room, NSW Parliament, 6 Macquarie St, Sydney
9.15am Create NSW
10.45am Win, Southern Cross & Prime
11.30am Seven West Media
12.00pm Network Ten Pty Ltd
1.15pm Nine Entertainment Co.
1.45pm Free TV Australia
3.15pm SLR Productions Pty Ltd
3.45pm Flying Bark Productions
The hearing will be broadcast live at aph.gov.au/live
Interested members of the public may wish to track the committee via the website.