David Simpson is departing Roadshow Films to join South Australian-based Wallis Cinemas as programming manager.
Starting on January 9, Simpson takes over from Sasha Close, who is now program manager of the Gold Coast Film Festival.
For the past three years the Adelaide-born Simpson was Roadshow Films’ asset manager, responsible for creating and maintaining theatrical operations, analytical/ home entertainment and technological strategies.
Previously he managed UK and US content for NBC Sports, Universal Pictures, Syfy and E! Channels.
Earlier he served as senior media manager for Virgin Media and print manager for the British Film Institute.