Mr. Alan Finney O.A.M
The Shaun Miller Foundation Australia - Board Chairman
AFI / ACCTA Film Academy Awards = Board Chairman
Alan joined the Australian Film industry in the early 1960's
with Roadshow Film Distributors in 1971 and brought the movie Stork
to Roadshow's attention this acquisition led to the formation of Hexagon Productions
the first ongoing joint venture between production and distribution
in contemporary Australian Film history
producing such movies as Alvin Purple - Alvin Rides Again
Petersen - End Play and Eliza Fraser.
During his time with Village Roadshow Film Distributors he supervised the release
of many Australian titles including Mad Max - Breaker Morant - My First Wife
Proof - Romper Stomper - The Piano - Bad Boy Bubby - Muriel's Wedding
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Dead Heart and The Castle.
Alan joined Buena Vista International now Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
in 1998 as Vice President and Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand.
Since then he has overseen 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 from Pixar Studios
and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.
He left the Disney Company in April 2010 and served on the board
of the Australian Centre for the Moving Image and as Chairman
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.
In 2002, Alan was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM)
for his services to the Australian Film industry.
In November 2010 Alan received the Screen Producers
Association of Australia's highest 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 Homes
for all the Children who have lost their battle
and all 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 rivate 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.