Dan Lake to take the chair of Director of Production Investment at Screen Queensland
Screen Queensland is pleased to announce Dan Lake will commence as Director of Production Investment on Monday 3 November 2014.
Dan Lake brings to Screen Queensland more than nine years working within the Australian screen industry. During his recent tenure at Freshwater Pictures, Dan specialised in production financing and contracting, international co-productions, marketing and exhibition.
“Dan brings to Screen Queensland the skill-set to analyse the creative and commercial value of projects, including their place within the domestic and international market, and identity projects that will connect with audiences and drive the growth of our industry,” said Screen Queensland CEO Tracey Vieira.
“Dan’s extensive knowledge and experience in screen production working on various formats from feature films, documentaries, television series, music videos and digital and multiplatform projects, will ensure he is part of a collaborative movement between our agency and the industry as a whole towards a dynamic and sustainable future.”
Screen Queensland is focused on driving local, domestic and international production growth, enabling screen culture awareness and celebration and the economic, cultural and social beneficial outcomes that can be enjoyed by all Queenslanders.
About Screen Queensland:
Screen Queensland is the Queensland Government screen agency based in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast. Screen Queensland’s role is to develop and support a creative, innovative and commercially sustainable screen industry in Queensland, attract production to Queensland, and celebrate an active screen culture across the State.
Screen Queensland supports and promotes a screen industry that makes productions designed to entertain and connect with worldwide audiences. It is focused on driving the growth of the state’s screen industries across all platforms – film, television, multiplatform, digital and games – and in doing so, generates broader economic and employment benefits across metropolitan and regional Queensland. screenqueensland.com.au