Dr Ruari Elkington is an Associate Lecturer within the School of Creative Practice at QUT. He is strongly grounded in the industry context of film distribution with a focus on documentary content. Ruari has held operations coordination roles for the Brisbane International Film Festival and program coordination roles with Freshwater Pictures and Virgo Productions. After joining distributor Gil Scrine Films in 2009, he worked with them for over five years through their evolution into Antidote Films. His main focus at Antidote was acquisitions but included work for Gil Scrine’s other concerns including Cinema Ventures and Beamafilm.