A self described simple boy from Melbourne who has the passion to promote the Australian entertainment industry abroad. Greg oversees one of Australia's largest entertainment investment houses based in Hollywood.
"down under / ON TOP" is a series of interviews designed to shine a spotlight on Australians making their mark on the world.
Mr. Basser has over 25 years of experience in the media and entertainment industry, and significant international business, commercial and legal experience in the U.S., United Kingdom, South-East Asia (including China), Australia and elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region, obtained while as a practising lawyer with Herbert Geer and subsequently with Village Roadshow Limited and Village Roadshow Entertainment Group. Prior to becoming the Chief Executive Officer of Village Roadshow Pictures Group and VREG, Mr. Basser was a senior executive with VRL where he served in various capacities between 1999 and April 2006, including as Director, Commercial and Legal and Group Executive in charge of Production. Prior to that, Mr. Basser was the managing partner and head of the media and entertainment group at Herbert Geer (formerly known as Herbert Geer & Rundle), an Australian law firm, where from 1986, he, among other things, represented VRL in various matters, including its listing in 1988 and the establishment of VRPG in 1997. Mr. Basser holds a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Actuarial Studies) from Macquarie University and a Bachelor of Law from Monash University.