Screen Australia Welcomes New Development Manager

Posted Tuesday 21 Dec 2010

Screen Australia last week announched the appointment of Ranald Allan as their Development Manager. Ranald has been working as a writer, script editor and story consultant for film and television since 1981. He has taught screenwriting at the Perth Film and Television Institute, Murdoch and Curtin Universities and run courses for Screen Tasmania, Film Victoria and Wide Angle. Ranald also ran the Script Office for ScreenWest and has worked as an assessor for Screen Australia, SBS and Screen Tasmania. Since 2005, he has been one of two external script assessors for Film Victoria's Fiction Script Development projects.

Ranald's screenwriting credits include the features The Crossing and Deadly, which was nominated as Best Original Feature in the AWGIE Awards. He'll be with Screen Australia until the end of June 2011 while Veronica Gleeson is on maternity leave.