Creative businesses aren't like other businesses.
For a start, they're full of creative people.
So when you want a hand with your creative business you need someone who doesn't just understand business, but understands YOUR businesses.
Someone who's actually run creative businesses, and understands the challenges involved.
113 Partners provides a range of strategic services to assist business owners increase revenue and decrease costs.
We're all about bottom line profits.
How We Work
We're flexible. We recognise that every business is different, and that everyone has a different way of working.
One Off Projects
Some of our clients use us for specific projects like putting together a grant application, preparing an Information Memorandum, opening a new office, or conducting a business review.
Other clients like to have us work alongside them to help grow and develop their businesses over time.
And other clients just need a hand for a day or two here and there to solve a problem, provide some strategic thinking, or something else that we're good at.
Meet the Team
113 Partners is a collective of talented individuals and trusted businesses who have a shared passion for growing creative businesses
With over 20 years of experience either running or as a strategic adviser to Australia’s most cutting edge creative businesses, Ian has become one of Australia's most trusted advisors to media, entertainment, and creative industry businesses. He brings a wealth of insights, access to strategic partnerships, and on the ground experience to his clients.
Fiona is one of Australia's leading independent lifestyle and entertainment marketing experts who has held leadership roles at Nine Entertainment Company, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, FOXTEL, Hamilton Island, and ACP Magazines. She has excellent stakeholder management skills and experience in high volume, fast-paced, rapid growth environments.
For more than 20 years Richard has worked in leadership roles within the screen industry, in a career dedicated to supporting individuals and businesses to develop and grow.
He was until recently Head of Business and Audience at Screen Australia, where had responsibility for distribution, international strategy, and the Enterprise business support program. Prior to this he was CEO of the South Australian Film Corporation where he introduced a raft of groundbreaking creative and business initiatives which underpinned a resurgence in local production levels and built the creative and production company base in South Australia.
Finance, Business & Operations
Samantha is a finance, business and operational specialist with over 20 years’ experience working across the media, culture and arts industries. With post graduate qualifications in executive management, business and arts administration, Sam thrives on helping creatives to overcome challenges and achieve business success by finding innovative ways to distribute their products and finance operations.
John has been a passionate participant in the screen production sector for almost 30 years. As VP Business Affairs at Grundy Worldwide he helped establish the Grundy TV formats business in Europe, South America and South East Asia. As GM of Beyond International, John worked on a broad slate of media deals with Australian and international Networks for one of the country’s leading indie prodcos. A co-founder of Freehand TV, John well understands that content producers can no longer rely on traditional TV business models instead pursuing new opportunities for reach, revenue and mutual benefit for creative collaborators.