Shana Levine has been a senior lawyer at Screen Australia for the last three years. Prior to that she was at Instinct Entertainment as Director of Business Affairs from 1998 and has produced feature films including Charlie & Boots, Till Human Voices Wake Us, TORN and Strange Bedfellows. She is currently working as a Senior Lawyer at Screen Australia.

Before joining Redman Entertainments, Shana practiced at a Melbourne based law firm, as an associate, specialising in entertainment law.  In this capacity, Shana was invited as a guest speaker for a variety of industry events and courses and represented many of Australia‚Äôs leading independent film and television producers, directors, distributors and financiers in a wide variety of projects.  Shana holds Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Law degrees from Monash University in Victoria, Australia and is currently a qualified corporate lawyer.

In addition, she has completed a number of courses including at AFTRS to further develop her creative skills including video production, directing for the screen and investigating performance with the Mike Leigh Method and became a qualified NLP practitioner in 2007.

While still at University, Shana was awarded a one-year scholarship to U.C.L.A, where she studied Entertainment Law and Management of the Hollywood Studio System with Peter Guber (then head of Columbia/Tri Star). She also interned in the publicity department of the 24 hour entertainment channel, E! Entertainment Television.