Jenni Tosi, Chief Executive Officer for Film Victoria, has been appointed for three years as Adjunct Professor in Film and Television at RMIT.
Tosi is the CEO of Film Victoria, a Victorian State Government agency that provides strategic leadership and assistance to the film, television and digital media sectors of Victoria.
In this role she overseas funding for production and development of screen content, industry placements, filming incentives, location assistance, industry events, partnership activities and other support, all which help develop and strengthen the Victorian screen industry.
She has an extensive background in film and television production, having worked as a producer, line producer and script supervisor and has the highest standing in her field.
Her experience includes her work in developing industry policy, lobbying for industry support with government and promoting Victoria as a global filmmaking destination.
Professor Lisa French, Deputy Dean (Media) said that Jenni has vast experience in the industry and has for many years assisted RMIT in developing courses as Chair of the Screenwriting Program Advisory Committee.
“In this new role she will continue to offer her high-level industry knowledge to advise the university on industry relevant curriculum development, she will assist us to enhance our links with the film and television sector for research and training the next generation of practitioners, and will offer advice and insight through engagement with students,” she said.
“This is a particularly productive appointment when RMIT is about to open its new Media Precinct, which features state of the art television production studios.”
“Jenni’s expertise in television production will be invaluable for this new endeavour”.
During her three year appointment at RMIT, Tosi will undertake several roles, including enhancing links with the film and television sector, contributing to leadership strength, assisting with industry engagement and research strategies by adding a high level CEO advice and delivering a master class or public lecture.
Story: Wendy Little