Ask An Expert

Elizabeth Trotman, CEO of theatrical film distributor Studio Canal, is the June Expert in our virtual roundtable event series, for Dame Changer members-only. Studio Canal has four films in the top ten grossing films in Australia this week including Australian film June Again ($1,277m in Week 2).

JUNE 2, 6:30-7:30pm VIA Zoom

Attendance is FREE to Dame Changer members. Not a member? Join at the bottom of this page.

Only 10 participants will have the opportunity to chat to Elizabeth in an intimate online forum where they can ask questions about their project, business, funding or career strategies and plans. We’ll continue to take registrations after the maximum number has been reached and we’ll let you know by Wednesday 26 May if you’ve been successful. If we reach sufficient numbers, we’ll organise a second session. 

Elizabeth Trotman

Elizabeth Trotman has over twenty five years experience in the entertainment industry.

After completing her BCOM/BA, she started her career working for The Walt Disney Company in New Zealand and then across Asia.

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.

Over the past 10 years she has distributed more than 250 films covering all genres and scale, including SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, THE QUEEN and PASSION OF THE CHRIST.

She has been CEO for STUDIOCANAL AU/NZ for the past five years