Deanne Weir: 'There's no point filling the pipeline if we don't address distribution'

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It's harder than ever for female-led feature films to find audiences. An intensive 10-month lab, Attagirl, proposes global solutions and festival networks.

Deanne Weir has become one of the prime movers and shakers in the Australian screen landscape, particularly where gender matters are concerned. A former media lawyer turned producer, investor, philanthropist and company director, she was a board member of Screen Australia for eight years until 2016, and was instrumental in developing the actual Gender Matters program, where she's still a member of the taskforce.

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