Judy Potter replaces Tony Clark on SAFC board

Judy Potter, chairperson of the Adelaide Fringe Festival has joined the board of the South Australian Film Corporation. Potter replaces Rising Sun Pictures’ Tony Clark who steps down from his SAFC duties.

The announcement:

The South Australian Film Corporation today announced the appointment of Judy Potter to the South Australian Film Corporation Board for a three-year term.

Judy Potter is Chairperson of Adelaide Fringe Festival, Adelaide Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium and the inaugural Adelaide Central Market Authority.

She is also the Director and State President of Musica Viva and the Duke of Edinburgh Awards. She has also been engaged by the joint venture HYLC (Hansen & Yuncken – Leighton Contractors) since early 2009 as a consultant on the new Royal Adelaide Hospital.  Her previous roles include Chief Executive Officer of SA Great, Director/CE of Carclew Youth Arts Centre, and the South Australian Youth Arts Board, Consultant to Arts SA/Minister for Arts on the ‘start up ’ and implementation of Windmill Performing Arts Company, Trainer in Management, leadership and group work for DEFET.

SAFC Chair Cheryl Bart welcomed Ms Potter to the board.

“I am delighted to have Judy join the SAFC Board. She brings a wealth of diverse experience to the SAFC. We look forward to working with Judy in the next phase of the SAFC journey.

Ms Potter’s appointment follows the retirement of outgoing board member Tony Clark, who is stepping down after five years. Tony Clark is the director of Rising Sun Pictures and an Emmy award-winning, and Australian Cinematographers Society award-winning, cinematographer.

Cheryl Bart thanked outgoing director Tony Clark.

“I’d like to recognize the enormous contribution of Tony Clark. In his five years on the board, Tony has provided a unique industry perspective from his local and global experience. He also played a key role in the strategy and building of the Adelaide Studios. We thank him for his wise counsel and great friendship.”

In 2012, the SAFC celebrates its 40th birthday. Over its proud history, the South Australian Film Corporation has supported hundreds of hours of feature film, television and digital media production including some of Australia’s most enduring and iconic films and programs.

Source: South Australia Film Corporation press release


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