Jeanie Davison (AUS)
Investment / Development Manager, Documentary
Screen Australia

Screen Australia is a Federal Government agency charged with supporting Australian screen development, production and promotion.

Jeanie manages the Documentary Development slate at Screen Australia, as well as overseeing initiatives including the ABC “Art Bites” series and DOCULAB, a project incubator initiative with the South Australian Film Corporation.

Prior to joining Screen Australia, Jeanie spent 10 years in the UK producing TV programmes for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky and Five, before taking on Head of Factual and Head of Development roles for leading independent production companies in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.

She’s developed and produced factual programmes and documentaries for a wide range of international broadcasters including Discovery, History Channel, National Geographic, ABC and Seven (Australia), TVNZ and TV3 (New Zealand).

She also has extensive experience producing and directing TV and digital content around the world for high-profile non-profit organisations including UNICEF, Amnesty International and Comic Relief.


Currently looking for:

Documentary filmmakers needing advice about development funding