Jo Dillon / Screen Queensland

Jo Dillon / Screen Queensland

 
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Jo Dillon has been at Screen Queensland since 2014 as Executive Vice President, Content, leading an eight-person team responsible for investment in talent, high-quality screen stories and businesses.  Jo’s remit is to provide strategic leadership and creative and operational direction to the organisation to grow a successful screen industry.

Jo has worked in the development and production of high-quality scripted and unscripted international screen stories for over fourteen years. She is passionate about working with diverse and talented storytellers to create screen stories that attract cast, finance and audiences and has brought commercial and creative know-how to the development of hundreds of projects – most recently in her current role and her previous position as Development Executive at Screen Australia.

In the UK, Jo was Head of Development at Emmy-winning production company Yipp Films, responsible for developing factual narratives for network television and establishing the company’s first drama slate. She worked in development for independent feature film producers, notably Ipso Facto Productions, as a script and story consultant working on feature films, shorts and documentaries, and as an assessor for a number of UK investors and screen agencies. Jo is a former UK national newspaper journalist and broadcast commentator.

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