Courtney Gibson


With a background in TV production and commissioning, Courtney has performed roles including CEO of Screen NSW, CEO South Australian Film Corp and Adelaide Studios, Programming Production Executive at the Nine Network, Director of Programmes at Southern Star, Executive Head of Content Creation at ABC TV, Head of Arts, Entertainment and Comedy at ABC TV and Commissioning Editor of Documentaries at SBS Independent. As CEO of Screen NSW Courtney introduced policies which delivered gender parity in key creative roles for women in TV in 2016; she was awarded the 2017 Cecil Holmes Award by the Australian Directors Guild in recognition of this. Courtney is Chair of the Screen Diversity Inclusion Network (SDIN), a Board Member of Australians in Film which promotes Australian screen practitioners and screen culture in Los Angeles and serves on the Advisory Board of the not-for-profit production company Bus Stop Films, which delivers pathways into the screen industry for people from marginalised and under-represented groups.