David Court

David Court is a Partner Investigator in the CCI and the founding Head of the AFTRS Centre for Screen Business.

David is an experienced industry practitioner who has been involved in the financing of more than a dozen film and television productions (including Strictly Ballroom, The Bank and the IMAX film Antarctica). He was the publisher of the authoritative industry newsletter Entertainment Business Review.

With KPMG, he conducted the feasibility study that led to the development of Fox Studios at the Sydney Showgrounds. As author of Film Assistance: Future Options (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1986), he was the policy architect of the Film Finance Corporation, established by the Australian Government in 1988.