CJZ - AU
Nick has unique and very broad background in TV – as an indie producer and as network executive at both cable and free-to-air networks. He is Managing Director and co-owner of CJZ, the biggest locally owned production company in Australasia which has shows in production for every network in Australia. The CJZ Group produces around 25 primetime shows every year and has won Logies for many of its shows, multiple Rose d’Or awards for Go Back To Where You Came From and Gruen as well as an Emmy for Go Back.
A former radio producer and lapsed lawyer, Nick’s past experience includes: General Manager (and sometime producer) at Artist Services (now ITV Studios Australia) and founding CEO of cable TV network the Comedy Channel. Nick is a former President of the Screen Producers Association of Australia and was named the SPA Independent Producer of the Year in 2007.
MANAGING DIRECTOR, CJZ – AU
Through case studies of recent programs dealing with controversial subject matter, this session examines the risks and stresses of bold storytelling. It touches on freedom of speech, political correctness, the protection and importance of the law, and how wealth and political power can push back to shut stories down. Case studies will include: The Opposition […]
CJZ is Australia’s largest independent locally owned Aussie production company with a reputation for eclectic, high-quality programming. Michael Cordell and Nick Murray, co-owners and directors talk frankly about the rise and rise of the CJZ group from its inception to the present day. MICHAEL CORDELL – Creative Director, CJZ Michael Cordell is one of Australia’s most […]