Staff Directory

Chris Fitchett

Level 1, Building 1a, Faculty of Society & Design, Bond University

Professional biography

Chris Fitchett is an award winning writer/director (Blood Money) and producer (Queensland), and has had many years experience as a development and production executive for state and federal government film funding agencies including Project Manager/Deputy Director of Film Victoria, CEO of the Commercial Television Production Fund, and Chief Executive of the Australian Film Commission. In these positions he was involved in financing the Academy Award winning films Shine and Harvey Krumpet, and international successes Muriel’s Wedding, Romper Stomper, Love Serenade, The Heartbreak Kid and Samson & Delilah, as well as television series The Flying Doctors, Halifax F.P., Blue Heelers and Hi-5!

He has produced three theatrically released feature films; Blurred (2002), Under The Radar (2003) and A Heartbeat Away (2010).

Professional admissions

  • Screen Producers Association of Australia

Professional appointments

  • Board Member - QPIX Brisbane
  • Consultant - Screen Queensland

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons), Melbourne University