As part of a new and exciting initiative to strengthen and support the screen industry in Far North Queensland, Screen Queensland and Screenworks warmly invite local screen practitioners to a networking evening to find out about the upcoming opportunities for the local industry over the next three years.  

Speakers include:

  • Kylie Munnich – CEO Screen Queensland
  • Ken Crouch – CEO, Screenworks

Please come along to find out more, rub shoulders with fellow filmmakers and meet your hosts. It’s sure to be a lovely evening of catching up with old friends and making new connections. We’re all looking forward to seeing you there. 

Make it in FNQ: Network and plan your creative career
Hosted by Screen Queensland and Screenworks

Thursday February 13 – 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Salt House, Marina Point, 6/2 Pierpoint Road, Cairns City QLD 4870

Complimentary drink on arrival, finger food will be provided.


Tickets are free however RSVP is essential –
register via the green button in form below.


Kylie Munnich,  CEO, Screen Queensland

Kylie Munnich was appointed CEO of Screen Queensland (SQ) in October 2019, and has over 25 years’ experience in film and TV distribution and development.

Prior to joining SQ, Kylie worked as Scripted Sales and Co-Production Executive for Seven Studios in Sydney, Senior Vice President for Distribution Asia Pacific for Sonar Entertainment and Director of Drama & Comedy for Sky Vision in London.

Kylie worked at Sony Pictures Television from 2005 – 2014, where she started as Vice President of Distribution for Australia and New Zealand and moved to London in 2011 to take up the role of Senior Vice President UK, Ireland and Africa. Previous companies Kylie has worked for include MGM International Television and the Warner Bros. company Filmbank Distributors Ltd, based in London.

Jo Dillon, EVP Content, Screen Queensland

Jo Dillon has worked in the development and production of high-quality scripted and unscripted international screen stories for over fourteen years.

She was appointed Executive Vice President, Content, at Screen Queensland in 2014 with a remit to lead an eight-person team responsible for investment in talent, high-quality screen stories and businesses and to provide strategic leadership, and creative and operational direction to the organisation to grow a successful screen industry. 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.

 Ken Crouch, CEO, Screenworks

Ken is currently the CEO of Screenworks, a registered charity that provides screen-related development and networking opportunities, programs and initiatives that support people living in regional, rural and remote Australia.

An accomplished and entrepreneurial Chief Executive Officer with extensive knowledge and experience working with and in different levels of government. Over the past 5 years has established strong relationships and partnerships across the Australian screen industry and globally developing and delivering innovative programs and initiatives that strengthen the industry in regional, rural and remote Australia. Ken has a reputation for establishing and maintaining strong relationships with a diverse range of industry stakeholders including producers, broadcasters, industry guilds and funding bodies at state and federal levels. Creates mutually-beneficial partnerships that deliver jobs, economic benefits and production outcomes.

A proven leader with experience building organisations by implementing forward-thinking commercial practices that deliver on strategic objectives set by governments and boards. Strongly focused on maintaining and enhancing organisational cultures by leading, managing and coaching high-performing teams.

With a Bachelor of Dramatic Arts – Production from NIDA, Ken has extensive experience in strategic business & events planning, preparing funding applications and governance of arts organisations and government. Ken is a member of the NSW Government’s Arts & Cultural Advisory Committee and regularly presents about managing internal innovation and change in business models used by arts, screen and cultural organisations.



Screen Queensland recognises the screen industry’s vital contribution to the nation’s cultural landscape including its ability to showcase Queensland’s rich, cultural diversity, facilitate cultural engagement, stimulate cultural tourism and reflect the national voice and identity on screen.



Screenworks is a registered charity based in Northern NSW that supports and services the screen industry across regional Australia by providing industry and professional development, networking initiatives, opportunities and services for screen content creators and workers.


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