James C Sourris AM

James has a lifetime of experience in the motion picture industry including exhibition, distribution, and investment in production. Alongside his professional roles he also has extensive experience – over forty years – in funds management.

As a third generation cinema owner (James' grandfather commenced trading in Armidale in 1921), James went on to become principal and chairman of Australia Multiplex Cinemas (AMC) Pty Ltd in 1994. AMC was sold to Hoyts Corp Pty Ltd in 2010.

James was awarded the Order of Australia (AM) in 2011 and is an Honorary Life Member of the Motion Picture Exhibitors Association of Queensland.

James has been a member of the Queensland Library Foundation since 1998. He is also a Foundation Benefactor (1998) and a member of the Partners Program (1998). He is and has been the Supporter and Donor behind The James C Sourris AM Collection since 2008.

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