The Shaun Miller Foundation Australia - Board Chairman
AFI / AACTA Film Academy Awards - Board Chairman
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.
Alan is the Executive Board Director for the ground breaking OzFlix Australia
finding restoring and bringing every classic Australian Film into your living room.
Alan 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'
Restoring & Live Streaming
Australias Classic Motion Pictures
OzFlix works proudly alongside nonprofit entity The Australian Film Future Foundation
to make historic Aussie features easily accessible to the public.
The AFFF facilitates digitisation and restoration of feature films through a grants application program.
The AFFF advocates for government, corporate and private support for the preservation of and public access
to our country's cinematic cultural assets. Funds raised allow producers and rights holders the ability to digitise
and restore their works as well as being given streaming opportunities on the OzFlix platform.