David Farrington

David Mark Farrington is a CEO, actor, producer and writer in the Central Goldfields who has worked in Europe, the United Kingdom and Australia in the fields of diversity, film/ theatre, community cultural development, education and social enterprise.

A British-Australian, David pioneered the role of live performance in theatre-in-education for minorities, working in theatre and documentaries for disadvantaged communities. He recently established Australia’s first experimental theatre company social enterprise, Universal Difference, creating opportunity & inclusion for sexuality and gender different young Victorians.

His film debut began through collaborations with award winning Finnish-Australian Director Saara Lamberg flm’s “Finding No” and the Hollywood award winning feature script “Innuendo” winning him finalist in the 48 Hour Film Festival and selection at The Three Cities Film Festival in New York & Los Angeles, in exhibition at the US Film Market.

An Incubator graduate at Melbourne's School of Social Enterprise, David is passionate about using technology, the arts and entertainment to create economic and social impact for rural communities. Impressing producers with a web series concept (‘Parra Wirra’), he came runner up in 2016’s Melbourne Web Festival, for a concept that can transform regional Victoria into becoming the ‘web series Hollywood of Australia.

Cristy Houghton