Neil Peplow

CEO of the Australian Film Television and Radio School

Neil Peplow joined the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) in 2016 as CEO. Neil has been involved in the production of 17 feature films and a Showtime TV series. In 2007, he set up a boutique consultancy company and worked for clients that include: BBC Worldwide, Vue Cinemas, Intandem Films and Fallon Advertising. Whilst Director of Film at Skillset (2009-2011), Neil was responsible for the UK’s film skills strategy which focused on new technologies including 3D and new digital business models. Most recently, as COO for Met Film Group, Neil worked with YouTube on the establishment of a creator-space in Berlin. Neil is interested in new technologies for storytelling and the Precipice Project is an excellent example of innovation in this space. At the Vivid Ideas 2017 Precipice launch event, Neil will host a Q & A with project collaborators to talk about the outcomes of their research.