Head of Public Programs and Education
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Helen Simondson is currently acting as Head of Public Programs and Education, ACMI.
In her substantive role as Manager of Screen Events, Helen has been responsible for initiating and developing the award winning digital storytelling program at ACMI which has seen her and her team work with many individuals and communities, empowering them to tell their own stories in their own voice as digital stories. Helen has presented about the program at conferences nationally and internationally and has contributed to several academic publications about digital storytelling practice. Helen is also
responsible for leading the team that devise and deliver many of the public events and she was responsible for overseeing the Indigenous content in the Screen Worlds exhibition at ACMI which opened in 2009.