We are excited to announce that Ian Booth has joined the Spare Parts Puppet Theatre Board of Management.
Ian has over 20 years experience at an executive level in the Australian film and television industry and is currently a director of Aura Film Finance and production company, Indian Pacific Pictures.
He is also an executive producer for Prospero Productions, who have recently released the immersive Fulldome feature film Ningaloo; are in production on their second Fulldome film Whale Super Highway, and are in pre-production on their third Fulldome feature filmStar Dreaming.
Ian served as CEO of Screenwest, the Western Australian peak film financing body for over a decade, financing hundreds of film and television projects, with some highlights including Red Dog, Satellite Boy, Looking for Grace, Hounds of Love, Paper Planes, Bran Nue Dae, Breath, Cloudstreet, Mystery Road, Outback Truckers, SAS: The Search for Warriors, Who Do You Think You Are, and many more.
Originally a lawyer, Ian has worked at the ABC in Melbourne, and has served as a non-executive director on the Boards of national screen agency Ausfilm, Awesome Arts and the Film and Television Institute.