Screentime MD and Screen NSW CEO on NSW creative taskforce
Screentime managing director Bob Campbell and Screen NSW chief executive Maureen Barron have been appointed to a creative industries taskforce established by the New South Wales Government.
According to the Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment, Andrew Stoner, the new taskforce will be in charge of developing a 10-year industry action plan designed to drive and ensure economic growth, productivity and sustainability in the creative sector.
Campbell and Barron are the only two representatives from the film and television industry. Campell's production company Screentime is responsible for series including Underbelly, cloudstreet, Crownies and Tricky Business. Barron commenced her role as the head of Screen NSW in February after two and a half years serving as chief executive of Screen Queensland.
The NSW creative industries taskforce also includes representatives from the publishing, advertising, performing arts and fashion industries.
The taskforce will deliver its 10-year development strategy (which will also comprise of two year and five year goals) to Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner by September.