Posted Tuesday 03 Jun 2014
WIFT congratulates Dame Patsy Reddy, WIFT Board member Catherine Fitzgerald, Robyn Scott-Vincent and Frank Stark on their recognition in the Queen's Birthday Honours.2014.
Dame Patsy has been appointed a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the Arts and Business.
She has served as Chair of the NZFC since 2009 and last year played an instrumental role in advising the Government ahead of the introduction of the New Zealand Screen Production Grant. The NZFC press release is available here: http://www.nzfilm.co.nz/news/patsy-reddy-recognised-in-queens-birthday-honours
Producer Catherine Fitzgerald has a long list of filmmaking credits including The Orator, Turangawaewae/A Place to Stand and Two Cars, One Night. She is a Past President of WIFT and current Chair of NZIFF. She has been made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to Film.
Robyn Scott-Vincent has built Attitude Pictures Ltd into one of the world's leading producers of stories for and about disabled people. She has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to television and people with disabilities.
Frank Stark, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Film Archive has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to Film.