ABC Television ‘Q&A’ Announced for SCREEN FOREVER Conference

We're delighted to announce, in association with ABC Television an exclusive presentation of ABC’s flagship program, Q&A, on Tuesday 17 November at this year’s SCREEN FOREVER, the Australian screen industry conference being held at Crown Conference Centre in Melbourne.

In a keynote opener for the conference, Q&A host Tom Ballard will lead a specialist panel into the future of media content and the rapidly changing landscape facing Australian and international producers, featuring questions from Australia’s top producers.

With Q&A Executive Producer Peter McEvoy at the helm, the session includes audience interaction, real time Twitter feed and is specially designed for the SCREEN FOREVER audience of Australia’s top producers, distributors, financiers and media executives, as well as international guests.

Confirmed panelists for Q&A include: Dana Brunetti, President, Trigger Street Productions: Fiona Cameron, Chief Operating Officer, Screen Australia; Holly Hines, Senior Vice President, Content, Dynamic Television; Russel Howcroft, Executive General Manager, Network Ten; Jenni Tosi, Chief Executive Officer, Film Victoria and Sarah Snook, stage, television and film actress.

Known for its debate and insight, Q&A is an issues-based program with a mixture of entertainment and information. The specially selected panel will give their views and opinions in response to selected questions from the audience, made up exclusively of SCREEN FOREVER delegates.

“It’s a terrific coup for Screen Producers Australia to have one of Australia’s top programs opening the conference. Media is an alive topic at the moment and Q&A is the perfect forum to debate some of the most important topics affecting our industry." said our CEO, Matthew Deaner.

Deaner added "As always, this Q&A will be unpredictable, but we expect it to range from the future of media content, regulation and piracy, online vs broadcast, global trends, next generation media influence and the global marketplace.” 

Q&A will open the SCREEN FOREVER conference at Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne on Tuesday 17 November at 2.00pm.

Delegates registered for SCREEN FOREVER are invited to submit their questions for consideration by the producers of Q&A, care of, by 5pm AEST on Wednesday 11 November.

17-19 November 2015, Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne Australia.
Registrations now open at

Media Enquiries:
Miranda Brown – Miranda Brown Publicity | ph: 03 9419 0931 mob: 0411 568 781 |
Stephanie Pirrie – Miranda Brown Publicity | ph: 03 9419 0931 mob: 0430 517 722 |

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