Portal Pictures Pty Ltd
Penny is a Chartered Accountant, with particular expertise in the entertainment
industry. She founded Moneypenny Services in 1980 and created a unique financial management system for the Australian film industry. She has had extensive experience in business and management in the entertainment industry and stints at the Australian Film Television and Radio School and numerous consultancies in related financial areas continued to expand her already broad film industry experience.
Penny won the Australian/Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year Award in 1982and received the Australian
Centenary Medal in 2002 for services to Australian society in business leadership.
In 2007 she combined with fellow producer Lesley Stevens to explore the
opportunities for a film co-production with China, resulting in their teaming
with talented Director Pauline Chan. Portal Pictures was incorporated by them in June 2009 for the purpose of developing and producing feature films for the international marketplace. 33Postcards is their first feature and is an official Australia/China Co-Production in conjunction with the Chinese Hengdian Group.