Posted Tuesday 29 Sep 2015
Congratulations to WIFT NZ President Sharon Menzies on being included in Australian TV's most powerful and influential people 2015
"So when broadcasters green-light a show, they and their producers then, more often than not, go to the who's who on our Money power list. These are the backroom brokers, largely invisible to the public, but integral to the funding process as lawyers like Holding Redlich's national managing partner Ian Robertson and Jenny Lalor of Lalor Law, and financiers like Fulcrum Media Finance's managing director Sharon Menzies who broker and package various forms of production investment, or those at both the national and state-based funding agencies, such as Graeme Mason, Screen Australia's CEO (pictured above), and Jenni Tosi and Ryan Hodgson, his counterparts at Film Victoria and Screenwest, who control public funding dollars"
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