Jo Dillon to join Screen Australia’s Development Team, Christopher Sharp departs

14 May, 2013 by IF

Screen Australia has today announced Jo Dillon will be replacing Christopher Sharp on its Development Team.

Dillon has worked in Australia and in the UK in various roles, including journalist and broadcast commentator, Head of Development of UK production company Yipp Films and as a script and story consultant. 


She has worked as an assessor and mentor for screen agencies in the UK and has also assessed scripts for Screen Australia previously, as well as Film Victoria and the Australian Writers’ Guild. 

Sharp will be leaving Screen Australia in June to further his career in New York. 

Screen Australia’s Head of Development Martha Coleman said, “We wish Christopher the very best at this exciting time in his career and it’s with real pleasure that we welcome Jo to the team. Jo has exceptional craft skills and her insight and sensitivity make her a great developer. She will be a wonderful resource for our filmmakers and a valuable member of the development team.”

Jo will commence on 20 May 2013 and will be based in Screen Australia’s Melbourne office.