Chantal Abouchar has worked for three decades in the media and entertainment industry, locally and internationally.
In 2015, Chantal founded The Studio, a not-for-profit organisation focused on community building and co-working spaces. The underlying purpose of The Studio is to strengthen and develop the Australian media, entertainment, games and creative industries by fostering and supporting startup activity. MediaTech start-ups will help future-proof these industries and re-imagine the way they can develop and grow. The Studio is also focused on facilitating engagement and opportunities across other sectors.
Chantal has a Masters of Screen Arts and Business from AFTRS (Australian Film, Television and Radio School), Bachelor of Arts from Sydney University (Visual Arts, Sydney College of Arts) and Cinematography, AFTRS.