Speaker Details

Full Name
Fiona Tuomy
Arts Access Victoria
Manager, Digital Innovation
Country (Address)
Fiona Tuomy is an award-winning screenwriter, director, producer and developer working across storytelling genres and platforms. A proud disabled woman, Fiona is a graduate of AFTRS and has extensive experience working with Deaf and disabled people and other underrepresented communities to tell their own stories. As well as being a creative practitioner, Fiona is recognised as a leader in the design and delivery of disability-led screen and arts sector development programs and has worked in leadership and education roles in the screen, arts, literary and disability sectors. Currently, Fiona works at Arts Access Victoria as Manager, Digital Innovation and Artistic Director, The Other Film Festival. Recently Fiona was a recipient of Creative Victoria Creators Fund to develop and demonstrate ways the screen industry can be more inclusive and as part of this process developed her feature film The Sky and Other Secrets. From 2020-2022 Fiona was a member of Screen Australia's Gender Matters Taskforce and was part of Victorian Government's Creative Industries Advisory Group, which helped shape Creative State 2025 Strategy.