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Deanne Weir

Chair, Hoodlam Entertainment

Deanne Weir

A media entrepreneur, company director and philanthropist, Deanne Weir has over 25 years’ experience in media and communications.

Ms Weir is a globally recognised leader, strategist and communicator, with a deep interest in how new forms of media affect business and society. She chairs the boards of two private companies in which her company is a significant investor: Hoodlum, an Emmy and BAFTA award winning production company, and Ai-Media, a technology and social innovation company. 

Ms Weir is a member of, Women Moving Millions, and was previously Chair of the Australian Women Donors Network, organisations seeking to increase the amount of social investment that reaches women and girls.

A board member of Screen Australia for eight years until 2016, Ms Weir was instrumental in the development of its Gender Matters program. She remains a member of its Gender Matters Taskforce, and is also Chair of the Sydney Film Festival.

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