Gary Paramanathan

AFTRS Engagement Coordinator

Gary Paramanathan works at the intersection of arts, culture and community. Currently working at AFTRS as the Engagement Coordinator, Gary is working on Talent Camp a national diversity initiative for emerging filmmakers. He has previously worked at Fairfield City Council, Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE) and collaborated with a number of arts and cultural organisations. Gary is the founder and director of Colourfest Film Festival (2010-2017). He holds a Masters of International Communication from Macquarie University and also writes for the South Asian Australian blog He hopes to please his brown parents someday by making a lot of money and procuring a Dr. in front of his name.

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