Leading factual production company Southern Pictures (Miriam Margolyes: Almost Australian, The Embassy, The Mosque Next Door) has appointed Georgia Woodward to the newly-created role of General Manager.

Woodward was placed in the company 12 months ago as a Development Producer specialising in Data Analytics, through Screen Australia Enterprise People Program.

In her new role she will guide the company’s strategic growth, working with Chief Executive Officer and Executive Producer Laurie Critchley managing the development slate, as well as overseeing the broader production (long and short form), servicing an influx of new projects, and expanding the company’s offerings.