We’re thrilled to announce that NMF’s President, Sue Maslin, has been appointed an officer (AO) of the Order of Australia (General Division) for her incredible contribution to the Australian screen industry. The Order of Australia is the principal means of recognising outstanding members of the community at a national level. Congratulations Sue!
With experience spanning 35 years in the screen industry, Sue is one of Australia’s most successful film producers. Her screen credits span award winning feature and documentary films, including The Dressmaker – one of Australia’s all time highest grossing films and winner of five awards at the 2015 AACTA Awards, Japanese Story – winner of the 2003 AFI Award for Best Feature Film and, most recently, the documentary Jill Bilcock – Dancing the Invisible, which received the Greater Union Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2016 Adelaide Film Festival and was nominated for Best Feature Documentary in the 2018 AACTA Awards.
As a founding member and President of the Natalie Miller Fellowship, Sue is dedicated to empowering women and inspiring female leadership in the Australian screen industry. The Fellowship awards an annual $20,000 grant to a woman in the Australian screen industry, alongside national events and networking opportunities. Find out more about the Fellowship here.
In 2012 Sue received the inaugural Jill Robb Award for Outstanding Leadership, Achievement and Service to the Victorian Screen Industry, and in 2019, Sue was inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women as well as made Patron of Women In Film and Television (Victoria).
Congratulations again, Sue!