|Alastair McKinnon |
|Services||Film and television program production|
|Parent||NBCUniversal International Group|
|Subsidiaries||Big & Little Films|
Tony Ayres Productions
Matchbox Pictures is a film and television production company headquartered in Sydney with production houses in Sydney, Melbourne and Singapore. It was formed in 2008 by Tony Ayres, Penny Chapman, Helen Bowden, Michael McMahon and Helen Panckhurst. In 2011, NBCUniversal took a majority stake in Matchbox Pictures, and full ownership by January 2014.
Matchbox Pictures is led by Alastair McKinnon (Managing Director), Matthew Vitins (COO), Debbie Lee (Director of Scripted Development), Penny Chapman (Producer), Helen Panckhurst (Head of Production), Michael McMahon (Producer), and Kate O'Connell (Finance Director).
On 16 July 2018, Matchbox Pictures and NBCUniversal backed co-founder Tony Ayres' new company, Tony Ayres Productions.
Current or upcoming productions are listed in bold text.
Programs with a shaded background indicate the program is still in production.
|Darwin's Lost Paradise||—||2009||Documentary|
|My Place||ABC Me||2009—2011|
|Miss South Sudan Australia||ABC TV||2010|
|Sex: An Unnatural History||SBS|
|The Slap||ABC TV|
|Underground: The Julian Assange Story||Network Ten||Tele-movie|
|Next Stop Hollywood||ABC TV||2013|
|Camp||NBC||co-production with BermanBraun, Selfish Mermaid and Universal Television|
|Formal Wars||Seven Network|
|Zuzu & the Supernuffs||KidsCo|
|Nowhere Boys||ABC Me||2013–2018|
|Young, Lazy and Driving Us Crazy||Seven Network||2014|
|Old School||ABC TV||2014|
|The Real Housewives of Melbourne||Fox Arena||2014–present|
|Maximum Choppage||ABC TV Plus||2015|
|Deadline Gallipoli||Fox Showcase||Limited series. Co-production with Full Clip Productions|
|Glitch||ABC TV||2015–present||Second season co-production with Netflix|
|The Family Law||SBS||2016–2019|
|Wanted||Seven Network||2016–2018||co-production with R&R Productions|
|Secret City||Fox Showcase||2016–2019|
|The Real Housewives of Auckland||Bravo||2016|
|The Real Housewives of Sydney||Arena||2017|
|Mustangs FC||ABC Me||2017–present|
|Australian Spartan||Seven Network||2018–2019|
|Everyone's a Critic||ABC TV|
|The Heights||ABC TV||2019–present|
|Young Rock||NBC||2021–present||co-production with World Wrestling Entertainment, Grit & Superstition, Fierce Baby Productions, Seven Bucks Productions and Universal Television|
|Clickbait||Netflix||2021||Filming suspended in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Co-production with Tony Ayres Productions, Heyday Television and NBCUniversal International Studios|
|Making It Australia||Network 10||2021||co-production with Eureka Productions|
|Fires||ABC TV||2021||co-production with Tony Ayres Productions and NBCUniversal International Studios|
|La Brea||NBC||2021–present||co-production with Bad Apple, Keshet Studios and Universal Television|