Events » Breakfast Briefing with Elizabeth Trotman, StudioCanal
In Conversation with Elizabeth Trotman, CEO, StudioCanal Australia & New Zealand
Screen Producers Australia
Elizabeth Trotman has over twenty five years experience in the global entertainment industry.
After completing her BCOM/BA, she started her career working for The Walt Disney Company in New Zealand which lead to a promotion to Hong Kong working across Asia Pacific.
During her tenure with Disney she worked on THE LION KING, TOY STORY and the global re-branding for WINNIE THE POOH.
This led to a position working for Warner Bros in London where she worked with industry giants such as William Friedkin on the re-release of THE EXORCIST and Will Smith on WILD WILD WEST.
She moved to Australia to take up a role for BBC Worldwide overseeing the launch of Teletubbies across Asia, including China.
In 2002 she returned to New Zealand to oversee the marketing of both the Hoyts cinema chain along with Hoyts Distribution theatrical films.
She has distributed more than 350 films across Asia / UK / AU / NZ covering all genres and scale, including EYES WIDE SHUT, THE MATRIX, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, THE QUEEN and PADDINGTON.
Elizabeth is a respected active participant across multiple industry bodies.
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