Nathan Mayfield is the Chief Creative Officer and co-founder of Hoodlum, an Emmy® and BAFTA Award winning Entertainment Company. Hoodlum was started by Nathan and his business partner, Tracey Robertson, who have been working together for 19 years.
Nathan oversees the strategic and creative direction of Hoodlum with his focus the Australian and international business. Pioneering innovative new ways to tell stories since 1999, Mayfield has been the creative force behind Hoodlum’s multiplatform work, television series and feature films working closely with Robertson to expand the business across the globe and across many different mediums.
In 2009 Hoodlum won a Primetime Emmy® for their work on Lost and an International Emmy® for their work on Primeval in 2010. Hoodlum also won two BATFA Awards for Spooks in 2008.
Mayfield produced the ten part series SLIDE for Foxtel, the six-part comedy series The Strange Calls for ABC2 and the six-part crime thriller Secrets & Lies for Network Ten. The series was then remade in the USA for ABC starring Juliette Lewis and is now in its second season.
In 2017 Nathan will release the feature film Australia Day, produce a gripping new TV series Harrow for ABC AUS and ABC Studios International as well as launch a controversial VR documentary for SBS.
Mayfield continues to find compelling stories for Hoodlum to produce and strives to lead the way in new forms of delivery.
Mayfield is a member of the Screen Producers Association and a member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA). He was recently recognised as an outstanding alumni and made an Adjunct Professor of Creative Industries at the Queensland University of Technology.
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