December Media (formerly December Films) is one of Australia’s most experienced producers of live action and documentary television.
Based in Melbourne, we are known for our quality drama, documentaries, formats and series made for Australian and international markets.
With over 20 years experience in documentary, education, award winning live action and animated children’s television we bring a wealth of development, financing, production and co-production experience as well as having extensive network, distribution and financing relationships across the globe.
Creative Director and Executive Chairman
Tony Wright is the founder and Executive Chairman of December Media. He is also an award-winning and highly experienced producer and executive producer of documentary, drama and children’s television. His numerous credits include the acclaimed docudrama Captain Cook: Obsession and Discovery, hit children’s series Li’l Horrors and Emmy Award winning science documentary Immortal. Tony produced the BAFTA nominated UK coproduction Mrs Biggs and executive produced five seasons of the top rating The Doctor Blake Mysteries, as well as the Australian produced 3D IMAX movie Hidden Universe and The Search for Life in Space.
Stuart is a leading media executive with extensive experience in content creation, executive producing, commissioning, programming and financing. Before joining December Media, Stuart was the Head of Content and Creative Development at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). Previously, he was the Controller of ABC2, the network’s younger skewing digital channel, which under his stewardship saw significant audience growth. Stuart has a clear understanding of audience, and combines creativity and strategic thinking to deliver bold, provocative and popular programs and digital content. His understanding of the media landscape, as both a producer and buyer, give him deep knowledge of national and international program financing and distribution models. His early experience in feature film production and producing has given him an enduring appreciation of what it takes to make great content.
Head of Giant Screen
Stephen Amezdroz joined December Media in 2003, after working for over 10 years with Beyond International. His background in high-end documentary series and adult drama made him a perfect addition to the December team. His long experience and understanding of the international marketplace makes him key to the project-financing role within the company. Recently, Stephen has led December’s move into the production and international market place for 3D Giant Screen films by producing the first Australian 3D IMAX film, the space adventure Hidden Universe.
Monika has been with December Media for more than 15 years and her knowledge and experience of production accounting and finance is second to none. Monika’s financial control and management across productions and funding mechanism issues is a vital part of December Media’s continued success.