Courtney is a highly experienced screen industry leader who has performed roles including CEO of Screen QLD, CEO of Screen NSW and CEO of the South Australian Film Corporation; She has been Executive Head of Content Creation and Head of Arts, Entertainment and Comedy at ABC TV, Programming Production Executive at Nine and Commissioning Editor of Documentaries at SBS; Along with that she has served as Director of Programs at Endemol Australia and Managing Director of Jungle Entertainment.
In these roles Courtney has led states through periods of significant growth in investment and production activity, and developed and commissioned some of Australia’s favourite TV shows. Courtney is committed to enabling a more diverse screen industry and in 2017 was awarded the prestigious Cecil Holmes Award by the Australian Directors’ Guild for developing and implementing policies and programs which ensured equal representation for female directors.
Courtney is Managing Director of C-Type Pty Ltd, providing creative and strategic advisory services to the screen, arts and culture sectors.
SCREEN FOREVER is proudly supported by the Queensland Government, through Screen Queensland.
We acknowledge and pay respects to the Yugambeh people of the Gold Coast and all their descendants both past and present. We also acknowledge the many Aboriginal people from other regions as well as Torres Strait and South Sea Islander people who now live in the local area and have made an important contribution to the community.