Sydney festival seeks new topper

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The Sydney Film Festival is looking for a chief exec to take over from Fiona Allan, who will become program director of the Wales Millennium Center, home to the Welsh National Opera, after the June fest.

Fest prez Cathy Robinson credited Allan and her team with boosting ticket sales last year by 24% and expanding the fest to new venues and creating business relationships.

Before joining the fest, Allan was a program manager at the Sydney Opera House.

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