Mr. Alan Finney  O.A.M
Executive Board Chairman - AFI / AACTA  Academy  Awards

Executive Board Chairman - The Shaun Miller Foundation Australia
Executive Vice President - Verdict Film Group Australia
Executive Director - Australian Film Future Foundation Limited

 

 Mr. Alan Finney  O.A.M
Executive Board Chairman - AFI / AACTA  
Academy  Awards

Executive Board Chairman - The Shaun Miller Foundation Australia

Executive Vice President - Verdict Film Group Australia

 

https://www.aacta.org

 

 

Alan Finney began his historical journey in the Australian Film industry in the early 1960's

as Managing Director with Village Roadshow Film Distributors

pioneering the formation of Hexagon Productions

the first ongoing joint venture between production and distribution

in contemporary Australian Film history.

 He predetermined at script level some of the biggest box office hits

supervising and releasing over 500 acclaimed motion pictures including

Mad Max - Breaker Morant - Romper Stomper - Muriel's Wedding - The Piano

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - Bad Boy Bubby and the Australian suburban classic The Castle.

An astute hit maker he joined forces with Buena Vista International now Walt Disney Studios

in 1998 as Vice President and Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand.

Managing the theatrical releases of The Sixth Sense - Pirates of the Caribbean 

Whalerider - Mallboy - The Man Who Sued God to name just a few

and most recently the record breaking Finding Nemo - Pixar Studios

and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.

He left the Disney Company in April 2010 to serve as the Board Chairman

of the Australian Center for the Moving Image Academy Awards

of the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia.

 

 He was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM)

in 2010 for his services to the Australian Film industry

and received the Screen Producers Association

 highest accolade the Maura Fay Award.

 

Bringing his years of experience professionalism and commitment

to the Foundation as our Executive Chairman Director

Alan is passionate in building The Shaun Miller National Cardiac Care Homes

in memory of all the Children who have lost their battle

and for the Children and Parents who battle everyday.

 

The Shaun Miller Foundation

 

'We Help Mend Broken Hearts'

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