VERDICT FILM GROUP TEAM
Distribution / International Sales Agents
Few people in the Australian movie industry have a list of credits like Alan Managing
Director of Village Roadshow Distribution, Vice President of Walt Disney Buena Vista,
Founder and Director of OzFlix movie streaming channel, Board Chairman The Shaun
Miller Foundation, Board Chairman AFI / AACTA Film & Televison Academy Awards,
an Order Of Australia for services to Australian film and the Maura Fay Award the industry's
highest accolade. He directed and released over 500 successful motion pictures including,
BREAKER MORANT - MAD MAX - ROMPER STOMPER - MURIEL'S WEDDING
FINDING NEMO PIRATES OF THE CARRIBBEAN - HAPPY FEET and pretty much
any Australian movie you can think of… the man with the Midas touch is leading
Verdict Film Group into new horizons of Australian film and television.
ALAN FINNEY O.A.M - BOARD CHAIRMAN
Michael joined Verdict when he learned about Cameron’s story with Shaun’s journey of CHD
just like Cameron’s career was cut short as he chose to look after his sick son Shaun,
Michael’s career was also cut short as he chose to look after his son with CHD,
Michael and Cameron have come together at Verdict to bring awareness to CHD
around the world and build Cardiac Care Houses for parents suffering from CHD.
Michael has a lengthy and successful career in video sales marketing and acquisitions
dating back to the early 1980’s holding Management positions at Congress Video Group
and Vid America before being recruited by Orion Pictures and releasing their huge blockbusters,
DANCES WITH WOLVES - SILENCE OF THE LAMBS ROBO COP - AMADEUS - PLATOON
CADDYSHACK - THE TERMINATOR - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - LIFE OF BRIAN
BILL & TED'S ADVENTURES and many more Micheal was in Management
at MGM Studios / Lionsgate Studios and First Look Studios.
MICHAEL KATCHMAN - CEO / PRESIDENT
CAMERON JAMES MILLER - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Cameron entered the film industry at NIDA National Institute of Dramatic Art and embraced
motion picture distribution. He learnt from the best in close friends icon Actor Charles “Bud”
Tingwell A.M and Australia’s leading film distributor Alan Finney O.A.M. Completing a course
in film making with LA producer and film educator line producer Dov Simens who launched
the careers of Quentin Tarantino, Chris Nolan and Guy Richie. He is a public speaker
published author and advocate for childhood congenital heart disease CHD founding
The Shaun Miller Foundation in 2016.
Vice President Sales Pure Flix Sony Entertainment increased sales from $30 million
to $120 National Sales Manager Lions Gate Films National Sales Manager
First Look Studios National Key Accounts Sales Manager Artisan Entertainment
Regional Manager Hemdale Film Corporation Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Orion Pictures.
some of the projects include: THE TERMINATOR – PLATOON - ENCINO MAN
DO YOU BELIEVE - YOUR SISTER IS A WEREWOLF - BLAIR WITCH PROJECT.
MARTIN DATTILO - VICE PRESIDENT
Jeff Witjas Vice President
Bill Bromley President
NICOLE LIDDICOAT - HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT
Nicole is our Head Of Development and Co-ordinator of Verdict
Management developing and assisting actors and public speakers
into the film television and corporate sectors.
AMBER LIDDICOAT - HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT
Verdict is a boutique acting and entertainment management company
that invests in both experienced and emerging talent, with a strong emphasis on developing young and undiscovered artists.
Our mission is to provide guidance and support to our clients as they navigate the entertainment industry, and to help them reach their full potential as artists. By fostering creativity and nurturing talent,
we are dedicated to discovering the next generation of performers..
TERENCE GUTHRIDGE - BOARD DIRECTOR
Terence is an award winning film and television producer and Federal Court Barrister
who provides legal advice for film and television. He acts for large corporate clients
and individuals and is a member of the Arts Law Centre of Australia and a Juris Doctor
from the University of Melbourne in Intellectual Property.
ANTONY I GINNANE - PRODUCER
Antony has produced or executive produced 72 feature films, miniseries and TV series over 51 years including award winning classics like ‘Patrick’, ‘The Lighthorsemen’, ‘Screamers’ and ‘Last Dance’ along with the TV series ‘Pulse’ for ABC-TV. His production company F G Films completed the feature film ‘Never Too Late’ starring James Cromwell and Jacki Weaver in 2020. His completed thriller ‘The Girl At The Window’ with Radha Mitchell and Ella Newton premieres at Cannes 2022. He was President of SPAA from 2008 - 2011.
Currently Cameron and Antony are working on Awesome Ride
the New York award winning book by Shaun Miller.
Faith Martin is a Casting Director at Faith Martin Casting, known for casting Australian films such as; Strictly Ballroom, The Sum of Us, The Crossing, Gabriel, Healing. Australian TV series such as; Blue Heelers, Water Rats,
First season of Sea Patrol, A Dangerous Life for HBO and International credits including; Spartacus, Ash vs Evil Dead, Legend of the Seeker, Rectify,
Black Sails. Faith was also a talent agent for many years and founded
the powerhouse talent agency Shanahans and a Member of the C.G.A
Casting Guild Australia currently casting AWESOME RIDE the motion picture.