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Wednesday night saw the gathering of science and film luminaries for the premiere of The Search for Life in Space at IMAX Carlton. The screening was followed by a Q&A with celebrity Astronomer Alan Duffy and Producer/Director Stephen Amezdroz. About Life In Space- A new era of space exploration has begun as NASA trail-blazes the […]


The numbers are in and it seems that the #BlakeArmy continues to grow. Series 4 was the most popular series of The Doctor Blake Mysteries to date. Audiences were up by 4% on previous series, dominating the Friday 8:30pm timeslot, with more people tuning in to Doctor Blake than all other channels put together. Doctor […]


Fancy Boy, a new six-part sketch comedy show, commenced production in Melbourne this week. The show, which has grown out of the three year Fresh Blood initiative to uncover exciting new talent, finds comedy in the stranger corners of suburbia: in the couple whose communication breakdown leads to a kidnap; in the artist who loses […]


The Doctor will be back! The ABC has announced that our number one locally produced drama series, The Doctor Blake Mysteries, has been commissioned for a fifth series. Starring the formidable talents of Craig McLachlan as police surgeon Dr Lucien Blake and Nadine Garner as his devoted housekeeper Jean, The Doctor Blake Mysteries continues to […]


The Doctor Blake Mysteries returned on Friday 5th February to continue its run as Australia’s #1 drama with a total audience of approximately 1.685 million. Congratulations to cast and crew on another fantastic series premiere.


Filming has started on December Media’s 3D IMAX film Life in Space – a follow on from the box office success Hidden Universe 3D. With the Islands of Hawaii as its backdrop, Life in Space explores the tenacity of life, transforming lava deserts into living Edens. From the depths of the Pacific Ocean, to the […]


The nominations for the 2015 AWGIEs have been announced.   December Media is thrilled that Stuart Page’s script for Darkness Visible in The Doctor Blake Mysteries, Series Three, has received a nomination in the Television – Series category.  Stuart has written for Series 1, 2, and 3.   Season three of The Doctor Blake Mysteries […]

December Media celebrates!

“We are not here today just to put brand-new stains on our brand-new flooring but to raise a glass to new beginnings… ” So December Media’s Executive Chairman & Creative Director Tony Wright began the party to celebrate the remarkable achievement of the company’s 18 years as an Australian success story. Growing from a small […]

Executive Chairman of December Media Tony Wright announces the appointment of Stuart Menzies as new CEO.

After 10 years at the ABC Stuart has returned to the production sector. His roles at the ABC included six years as Head of Documentaries moving on to becoming the First Controller of ABC 2, which he grew into a vibrant, alternative offering for the national broadcaster. Menzies replaces Heath Watt, who departed as the […]

December Media and Biopixel ink three Giant Screen/IMAX film ventures

Experienced Giant Screen/IMAX film production house, December Media and specialist natural history filming company BioPixel are pleased to announce that they have finalised an agreement to develop and produce three 3D Giant Screen/IMAX films. The deal will commence with the development and production of their first film focusing on the world’s largest living structure, Australia’s […]

Doctor Blake Nominated for Best Drama Series at The Asian Television Awards

November 21st, 2014 – The Doctor Blake Mysteries (Season Two) has been nominated for Best Drama Series at the 19th Asian Television Awards.  The Awards night is on 11th December…watch this space.

December Media appoints new Head of Non-Scripted

September 17, 2014 – December Media, leading independent content production company (Doctor Blake Mysteries, Mrs Biggs, Hidden Universe), today announces the appointment of former Rival Media Limited (“Rival”) Managing Director, Howard Myers as its new Head of Non-Scripted commencing in late 2014. Howard has held numerous senior production and executive roles, including stints with Disney […]

DOCTOR BLAKE wins Silver in New York’s World’s Best TV and Film Festivals

April 10, 2014 – The Doctor Blake Mysteries (Season One) has this week received a prestigious Silver World Medal for Best Drama at the New York Festivals World’s Best TV & Film 2014 awards. The New York International festival honours the world’s most outstanding in the television and film industries with 50 countries competing for the coveted awards. The […]

ABC TV to investigate more DOCTOR BLAKE!

April 07, 2014 – ABC TV is thrilled to announce that development is underway on the next installment of ABC1’s hit drama series, The Doctor Blake Mysteries. Since premiering earlier this year, the second series of The Doctor Blake Mysteries, has become essential Friday viewing attracting a combined metro and regional series average of 1,553,000*. […]

December Media appoints new Managing Director

February 25, 2014 – December Media, a leading independent content production company (The Doctor Blake Mysteries, Mrs Biggs, Hidden Universe 3D), announced today the appointment of former WTFN Commercial Director, Heath Watt as its new Managing Director, commencing early March. Heath spent the past two and a half years with WTFN establishing its Sydney operations and launching […]

DOCTOR BLAKE provides the right tonic for the ABC on a Friday night

February 14, 2014 – Itʼs been a big week for Doctor Blake. The premiere episode of The Doctor Blake Mysteries, last Friday night (8.30pm), notched up fantastic figures for a returning series on ABC1 and to cap that off the show has been named as a finalist in the drama category at the New York Festival Awards 2014. […]

MRS BIGGS wins AACTA Award for Best Editing in Television

January 29, 2014 – December Media’s and ITV Studios’ acclaimed mini series Mrs Biggs has won the Best Editing in Television Award at the 3rd inaugural AACTA Awards in Sydney this Tuesday. The mini series has been edited by Ben Lester (UK) and Mark Atkin (AUS). The latter received the prestigious award at the AACTA Awards Luncheon yesterday. Mrs Biggs is […]

Time to book your appointment with the doctor. THE DOCTOR BLAKE MYSTERIES returns with a whole new series on ABC 1

January 17, 2014 – Heʼs tenacious and charming with a knack for solving crimes and he is back on Friday nights from February 7 at 8.30pm. After the phenomenal success of series one, series two of The Doctor Blake Mysteries starring Craig McLachlan has been fast tracked. Filming of the second season only finished December 2013. […]

Santa! December Media has been very very good this year!

December 12, 2013 – Itʼs been a glittering year for December Media with three of the companyʼs flagship productions receiving high recognition. December Mediaʼs acclaimed mini-series Mrs Biggs has received eight AACTA nominations, The Doctor Blake Mysteries was the ABCs highest rating program of all ABC shows for 2013 at 1.9 million viewers on average each week and its […]

MRS BIGGS nominated for 8 AACTA Awards

December 5, 2013 – December Mediaʼs and ITV Studio‘s acclaimed mini series Mrs Biggs has received eight AACTA nominations including Best Telefeature or Mini Series; Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama (Sheridan Smith); Best Cinematography in Television; Best Editing in Television; Best Sound in Television and Best Original Music Score in Television. Mrs Biggs is the true story of the woman […]

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