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The Making of HIDDEN UNIVERSE screens Friday, Nov 22 at 7.30pm on Channel 31

November 19, 2013 – Swin TV’s The Ivory Tower goes behind-the-scenes to explore the making of Australia’s first 3D IMAX film Hidden Universe 3D featuring interviews with director Russell Scott, producer Stephen Amezdroz and astronomer Dr. Jonathan Whitmore. The Making of Hidden Universe screens on Channel 31 on Friday, 22 November 2013 at 7.30pm.

THE DOCTOR BLAKE MYSTERIES The first ever ABC commissioned drama series to air on BBC1

November 13, 2013 – December Media announced today its 10-part drama series The Doctor Blake Mysteries starring Craig McLachlan will go to air in the UK on BBC1 on Monday 25 November 2013. Australian made TV drama is taking the world by storm but The Doctor Blake Mysteries is the first to make onto BBC1. Producer […]

December Media nominated for Media Super Production Business of the Year

October 11, 2013 –  December Media has been nominated for Media Super Production Business of the Year at this year’s Screen Producers Australia Awards! The Screen Producers Australia Awards recognise the creation of outstanding screen content by Australian screen businesses. The Awards will be held during the Screen Forever Conference 2013 on Wednesday 20 November in Melbourne. […]

MRS BIGGS Sheridan Smith nominated for International Emmy

October 8, 2013 – The nominations for the 41st International EMMY® Awards have been announced. 19 countries are represented this year,with the ceremony taking place on November 25 in New York City. British Actress Sheridan Smith has been nominated for Best Actress for her performance as Charmian Biggs in December Media and ITV’s mini series Mrs Biggs.    […]

Australia’s first 3D IMAX film Hidden Universe 3D hits stellar heights at the box office in its first week

October 1, 2013 – Hidden Universe 3D is hidden no longer. In its first week of release, Australia’s first 3D IMAX production has reached the Top 18 of the Australian Box Office. For the weekend of the film’s release Hidden Universe 3D grossed $30,056. With only two prints of the film in circulation, it wins the […]

Doctor Blake returns to Ballarat

August 1, 2013 – Filming of the second season of The Doctor Blake Mysteries has commenced last Monday. Production will take place in Melbourne and Ballarat during the next 6 months and the audience will see the maverick country town Doctor Lucien Blake (Craig McLachlan) return to their TV screens in early 2014. In a […]

Australia’s Doctor Blake to make house calls in the UK

July 4, 2013 – December Media is delighted to announce The Doctor Blake Mysteries has been picked up by BBC One daytime in the UK. BBC One daytime will screen the 10-episode series in late 2013. In Australia, the highly successful series achieved a national average audience of 1.5 million viewers across its 10 weeks […]

HIDDEN UNIVERSE 3D Official Teaser online

July 1, 2013 – Already screening in the US and Denmark, Hidden Universe 3D is set to hit the big screen in Australia in September. In the meantime though, you can check out the trailer and plenty of interesting details about this breathtaking documentary online now. Hidden Universe 3D is a breathtaking tour of deep […]

BAFTA success for December Media/ITV co-production MRS BIGGS, Sheridan Smith wins leading actress

May 13, 2013 –  The same day as Mrs Biggs finished its first run on Network 7, Sheridan Smith won the leading actress BAFTA Award for her performance in the December Media/ITV top rating mini series. She beat fellow nominees Sienna Miller, Rebecca Hall and Anne Reid. Mrs Biggs is the true story of the woman behind […]

MRS BIGGS premieres Sunday 14 April at 9.30pm on Channel 7

April 9, 2013 – December Media’s and ITV’s 5-part drama series Mrs Biggs, starring Sheridan Smith and Daniel Mays, premieres on Sunday 14 April at 9:30pm on Channel Seven. Mrs Biggs is the true story of the woman behind Britain’s most famous villain, Great Train Robber Ronald Biggs. Over five hour-long episodes we go an […]

HIDDEN UNIVERSE website launch

5 February 2013 –  Hidden Universe, December Cinema Productions’ 3D IMAX® space film’s website is launched! Your passport to space awaits on The film is distributed by MacGillivray Freeman Films, the world’s most distinguished distributors of Imax films and is coming to IMAX, IMAX 3D and Giant Screen theatres in May 2013! In the meantime follow Hidden Universe on Facebook for […]

ABC TV asks Doctor Blake for a repeat prescription

28 February 2o13 – ABC TV is pleased to announce its current top rating drama, The Doctor Blake Mysteries, is in development for a second series. Produced by December Media for ABC TV, The Doctor Blake Mysteries premiered on 1 February with a national audience of 1.8 million*. It is achieving a five city series average […]

Dr Blake proves just the right medicine for Friday nights on ABC TV

February 5, 2013 – A combination of Craig McLachlan, the ABC, December Media and a murder mystery set in Ballarat has proved a domestic winner. The Doctor Blake Mysteries, the latest drama offering from ABC1 screened on Friday night at 8.30 and proved an audience winner for the network. “We are thrilled audiences love this […]

HIDDEN UNIVERSE 3D filming completed!

January 2013 – Filming of December Cinema Productions’ 3D IMAX® space film, Hidden Universe has wrapped! The final filming took place in Chile’s Atacama Desert with the IMAX® Solido 3D camera. The locations were challenging, at times ofan altitude of 5000 metres. The outcome is incredible footage from the moonlike desert landscape and the world’s largest […]

Check out the official trailer of THE DOCTOR BLAKE MYSTERIES

January 11, 2013 – The ABC has released the official trailer of The Doctor Blake Mysteries today. The Doctor Blake Mysteries is an original 10-part murder mystery series starring one of Australia’s favourite and most versatile actors, Craig McLachlan, as the maverick country town doctor Lucien Blake. A risk-taker, he’s impulsive and not afraid to […]

THE DOCTOR BLAKE MYSTERIES premieres Friday 1 February at 8.30PM on ABC 1

January 8, 2013 – The original 10-part ABC1 murder mystery series, The Doctor Blake Mysteries, is going to premiere on Friday 1 February at 8:30PM on ABC 1. Dr Lucien Blake (Craig McLachlan) left Ballarat as a young man. But now he finds himself returning to take over his dead father’s medical practice. And one […]

Emmy casts its glow

December 6, 2012 –  Williamstown producer Tony Wright has won international acclaim for producing the documentary Decoding Immortality aka. Immortal, about Nobel Prize-winning Australia scientist Professor Elizabeth Blackburn. He spoke to Goya Dmytryshchak of Marbyrnong & Hobsons Bay WEEKLY. You can find the full interview on the Maribyrnong Weekly Website.   .

IMMORTAL wins 2012 Emmy Award

October 2, 2012 – Last night in New York, December Media’s documentary Immortal was recognized by the United States National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) with a News and Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming. Five years in the making, Immortal was written and directed by Sonya Pemberton and produced […]

December Media starts production on the Big One, as big as it gets!

July 13, 2012 – While a supercomputer in Melbourne turns new data into a 3D simulation of the evolution of the universe, producer Stephen Amezdroz will shoot live action scenes in some of the highest, driest and remotest places on the planet for a new giant-screen film called HIDDEN UNIVERSE (working title).  The film, is […]

Cameras roll on two new TV drama series

April 19, 2012 – Two December Media produced TV drama series have started principal photography this week: 10 part crime series The Doctor Blake Mysteries which will screen on ABC1 in 2013 as well as the five part drama Mrs Biggs, a co-production with ITV Studios, which has already finished filming in the UK and […]

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