Seph McKenna has unexpectedly resigned as chief executive of Screenwest, only nine months into his five-year term.
Prior to joining Screenwest, he spent 12 years at Roadshow Films in Melbourne, and was head of Australian production at the time of his appointment.
He previously spent two years as chief of staff for former premier Colin Barnett, and has been interim chief executive of the WA AIDS Council.
The Screenwest statement commented that Western Australia’s screen industry continues to go from strength to strength.
It added that Screenwest is focussed on supporting and fostering the industry and this includes continuing funding rounds as scheduled.