jonolb

HITMAKER

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Emmy ® nominated Director of Nanette

jonolb

HITMAKER

 

2020

Shaun Micallef's Mad As Hell comedy - Establishing, Series Director. ITV / ABC

Spicks & Specks reboot. Establishing, Director. ABC

The Chase Australia - Local Establishing, Director. ITV / Seven

Q&A refresh. Establishing and Melbourne Director. ABC

The Weekly with Charlie Pickering - Establishing, Series Studio Director. ABC / Thinkative

Isolation TV (isolation-tv.com) - Producer. HitMaker Studios

takeover - Producer. Thousand Words Productions

2019

Shaun Micallef's Mad As Hell comedy - Establishing, Series Director. ITV / ABC

Spicks & Specks reboot Ausmusic Special. Establishing, Director. ABC

Talkin' 'bout Your Generation - Establishing, Series Director. ITV / Nine.

The Weekly with Charlie Pickering - Establishing, Series Director. ABC / Token.

Show Me The Movie - Director. Blink / Ten.M

RAW Comedy Final 2019, The Great Debate - Producer/Director. Thousand Words Productions

The Chase Australia - Local Establishing, Director. ITV / Seven

Q&A. Director. ABC

2018
Shaun Micallef's Mad As Hell comedy - Establishing, Series Director. ITV / ABC

Hard Quiz s03 - Series Director. Thinkative / ABC

The Weekly with Charlie Pickering - Establishing, Series Director. ABC / Token.

Talkin' 'bout Your Generation - Establishing, Series Director. ITV / Nine.

Hannah Gadsby Nanette; Live at the Sydney Opera House. Co-Director. Guesswork / Netflix

Spicks & Specks Reunion Special. Establishing, Director. ABC

Carols by Candlelight. OB Director. Nine

The Block finale. OB Director. Cavalier / Nine

Executive Consultant: Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2018. ABC & MICF

Comedy Up Late - Establishing, Series Director. ABC

RAW Comedy Final 2018 - Producer/Director. Thousand Words Productions

The Chase Australia - Local Establishing, Director. ITV / Seven

Q&A. Director. ABC

 

2017
Shaun Micallef's Mad As Hell comedy - Establishing, Series Director. ITV / ABC

The Weekly with Charlie Pickering - Establishing, Series Director. ABC / Token.

Talkin' 'bout Your Generation - Establishing, Series Director. (For 2018). ITV / Nine.

Behave Yourself! - Establishing, Series Director. Eureka / Seven

One Night Stan - Establishing, Live Director. Guesswork / Stan

Peter Helliar, One Hot Mess - Director. Guesswork / Ten

Executive Consultant: Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017. ABC & MICF

Sideliners (Live) - Establishing, Series Director. ABC

The Great Debate 2017. MICF/ ABC

Comedy Up Late - Establishing, Series Director. ABC

Stand and Deliver - Establishing, Series Director. ABC

RAW Comedy Final 2017 - Producer/Director. Thousand Words Productions

The Chase Australia - Local Establishing, Director. ITV / Seven

Confidential Pilot - Network Ten

 

2016
Shaun Micallef's Mad As Hell comedy - Establishing, Series Director. ITV / ABC

The Living Room - Establishing, Series Director. WTFN / Network Ten

The Weekly with Charlie Pickering - Establishing, Series Director. ABC / Token.

Kiss Bang Love - Establishing, Studio Director. Seven

Long Lost Family - Consultant. WTFN

The Chase Australia - Local Establishing, Director. ITV / Seven

Play School 50th Anniversary segs - Director. ABC

Comedy Up Late - Establishing, Series Director. ABC

Stand and Deliver - Establishing, Series Director. ABC

RAW Comedy Final 2016 - Producer/Director. Thousand Words Productions

 

2015

Shaun Micallef's Mad As Hell comedy - Establishing, Series Director. ITV / ABC
The Living Room - Establishing, Series Director. WTFN / Network Ten

The Weekly with Charlie Pickering - Establishing, Series Director. ABC / Token.

Dancing With The Stars (Live) - Series Director. FremantleMedia / Seven

Dirty Laundry Live - Series Director. ABC

The Chase Australia - Local Establishing, Director. ITV / Seven.

Comedy Up Late - Establishing, Series Director. ABC

Wil Anderson "Wiluminati" live at the Sydney Opera House - Director. Token

RAW Comedy 2015 - Producer/Director. Thousand Words Productions.

The AFL Footy Show / Old Man Crawf - Comedy Segments. Director. GTV9

Million Dollar Minute - Establishing, Director. Seven

 

2014

Shaun Micallef's Mad As Hell comedy - Establishing, Series Director. ITV / ABC
The Living Room - Establishing, Series Director. WTFN / Network Ten

Million Dollar Minute - Establishing, Series Director. Seven Network

Dirty Laundry Live - Series Director. ABC2

House Rules Grand Final - Remote (Melbourne) Director. Seven Network

Spicks and Specks s08 - Establishing, Series Director. ABC1

Comedy Up Late - Establishing, OB Director. ABC2

Anthony Callea in Concert - Video Director / Producer.

The AFL Footy Show (Grand Final) - Opening Sequence Director. GTV9

RAW Comedy 2014 - OB Director. ABC2

 

2013

Shaun Micallef's Mad As Hell comedy - Establishing, Series (Studio) Director. ITV / ABC
The Living Room - Establishing, Series Director. WTFN / Network Ten

Adam Hills Tonight - Establishing, Series, Location Director. ABC

Million Dollar Minute - Establishing, Series Director. Seven Network

Cosentino - Live Director. Seven Network

Logie Awards: Red Carpet - Opening Titles Sequence. Nine Network

Match It - Director. Brand New Studios / Seven Network

The AFL Footy Show (Grand Final) - Opening Sequence Director. GTV9

Comedy Up Late - Establishing, Series OB Director. ABC2

Dirty Laundry Live - Director. ABC2

RAW Comedy 2013 - OB Director. ABC2



2012
Shaun Micallef's Mad As Hell comedy - Establishing, Series (Studio) Director. Granada / ABC
Talkin' 'bout Your Generation comedy / quiz - Establishing, Series Director. Granada / Network Ten
Adam Hills in Gordon Street Tonight variety – Establishing, Series Director. ABC
The Living Room - Establishing, Series Director. WTFN / Network Ten
McDonald's Gets Grilled - Consulting Director. WTFN 
RAW Comedy 2012 - OB Director. ABC
Warehouse Comedy Festival - OB Director. ABC
The People Speak - Director. WTFN

Take 40 Live Lounge: Guy Sebastian in concert - Producer / Director. mcm entertainment
The AFL Footy Show (Grand Final) - Opening Sequence Director. GTV9
 

2011
Talkin' 'bout Your Generation comedy / quiz - Establishing, Series Director. Granada / Network Ten
Adam Hills in Gordon Street Tonight variety – Establishing, Series Director. ABC
Spicks and Specks comedy / quiz – Establishing, Series Director. ABC
Up Late variety - Establishing, Series Director / Executive Producer. JAMtv
Letters & Numbers - Director. Shine / SBS
To The Limit  Nissan Triathlon Documentary – Executive Producer. Thousand Words Productions.
Take 40 Live in the City : 30 Seconds to Mars - Director. mcm
Priceless Music Series : Kasabian Live - Director. mcm
Video Hits Live – OB Director. Network Ten
RAW Comedy 2011 - OB Director. ABC
The AFL Footy Show (Grand Final) - Opening Sequence Director. GTV9
 

2010
Talkin' 'bout Your Generation comedy / quiz - Establishing, Series Director. Granada / Network Ten
Spicks and Specks comedy / quiz – Establishing, Series Director. ABC
Santo, Sam & Ed's Cup Fever light ent - Establishing, Series Director. Working Dog / SBS
Sleuth 101 dramedy / light ent - Establishing, Series Director (location & studio). Mayhem / ABC
Statesmen of Comedy light ent - Establishing, Series Producer / Director.  JAMtv
Warnie light ent - Establishing, Series Studio Director. Nine Network
Dannii Minogue : Style Queen ob doc - Location Producer / Director; Australia. ITV Studios
The AFL Footy Show (Grand Final) - Opening Sequence Director. GTV9
IF Awards - Broadcast Director. IF / SBS
Tripod vs The Dragon dvd - Producer / Director / Editor.
Adam Hills is Inflatable dvd - Post-Production Producer.  Bogan Entertainment
Letters & Numbers - Director. Shine / SBS
 

2009                                              
Thank God You're Here [s4] - Series Director. Working Dog / Seven Network
Spicks and Specks comedy/quiz – Establishing, Series Director. ABC
Talkin' 'bout Your Generation comedy / quiz - Establishing, Series Director. Granada / Network Ten
AD/BC - Establishing, Series Director. Bombora Productions / SBS
Fall Out Boy live on the HMAS Tobruk, Sydney Harbour - Director.  XBox Sounds / Network Ten
Shaun Micallef's New Year Rave - Location / Sketch Director. Granada / Network Ten
Dave Hughes Is Handy live DVD - Producer / Director / Editor. Bogan  Entertainment
Project Runway Australia – Finale / Reunion Director. FremantleMedia
Katy Perry; Up Close & Personal - Director. mcm
Lilly Allen; Up Close & Personal - Director. mcm
Video Hits Live – OB Director. Network Ten
KIA Soul Live at the Chapel - Executive Producer. mcm
The AFL Footy Show (Grand Final) - Opening Sequence Director. GTV9
Sleuth 101 (pilot) - Director / DOP. Mayhem
Some Say Love (pilot) – Director / DOP. Freehand
Survival Day concert - Melbourne Director. NITV / Maling Productions
 

2008                                              
Spicks and Specks comedy / quiz – Establishing, Series Director. ABC
Newstopia with Shaun Micallef – Co-Director. FremantleMedia / SBS
Project Runway Australia – Series Director. FremantleMedia / Arena
Adam Hills Live (Characterful & Joymonger) DVD/tv – Producer / Director / Editor. Bogan Entertainment
The Biggest Loser (series 4 launch weeks) – Supervising Director. FremantleMedia / Network Ten.
Taken Out – Series Director. FremantleMedia / Network Ten
Comedy Slapdown – Series Director. FremantleMedia / The Comedy Channel
New Year’s Eve: Sydney 2008 – Dawes Point. OB Director. Network Ten
Australian Idol Top 100 – OB Director. FremantleMedia / Network Ten
Farmer Wants A Wife – Location Director. FremantleMedia / Nine Network
Video Hits Live – OB Director. Network Ten
Commercials – Creative Director, Producer, Director. Thousand Words Productions
+DIRECTOR…Dancing with the Stars (profile shoots series 8)
 

2007
The Biggest Loser finale – Director. FremantleMedia / Network Ten
Newstopia with Shaun Micallef, pilot & series – Director. FremantleMedia / SBS
Vodafone Live at the Chapel music series – Executive Producer / Director. mcm
Thank God You’re Here – Director. Working Dog
Spicks and Specks comedy/quiz – Establishing, Director. ABC
The Panel - Christmas Wrap – Director. Working Dog / Network Ten
mtv 2007 AVMAs Red Carpet Show live – Director. mtv
Take 40 Live Lounge music series – Executive Producer / Director. mcm
The Con.Test – Director. Crackerjack / Network Ten
Hotspell quiz – Studio Director. Heiress Films / SBS
Coca Cola Up Close music series – OB Director. TCO
Coca Cola Live n’ Local Up Close Hot Hits interview series – EP / Director. mcm
Take 40 at the Movies - Fantastic Four live interview with principal cast – EP / Director. mcm
Take 40 at the Movies – Jerry Seinfeld “Bee Movie” live interview – Director. mcm
+DIRECTOR... The Jack Awards / mtv – The Lair: Foreplay / Video Hits Live from Martin Place /
Red Bull F1 launch / Dancing with the Stars (profile shoots series 6 & 7) 
 

2006
The Biggest Loser finale – Director. Crackerjack / Network Ten
The Countdown Spectacular [1] television & DVD coverage – Director. ABC
Live at the Chapel live music series & DVD – Director. mcm
Australia’s Brainiest - Celebrity Specials – Director. Crackerjack / Network Ten
Thank God You’re Here – Director. Working Dog / Network Ten
Spicks and Specks comedy/quiz – Establishing, Director. ABC
The Einstein Factor comedy/quiz – Director. Sparkz / ABC
ARIA Hall of Fame awards – Director. Crackerjack / VH1
The Panel - Christmas Wrap – Director. Working Dog / Network Ten
Secrets of The Biggest Loser – Director. Crackerjack / Network Ten
Planet Cybersports computer game pilot – Director / Consultant. Big Pipe Media
The Wedge sketch comedy – Production consultant. Cornerbox
+DIRECTOR...Dancing with the Stars (profile shoots series 4 & 5) / Insight (SBS) /
La Bababumba film-clip / Summer In The City
 

2005
ten – seriously 40 Anniversary Special – Producer. Roving Enterprises / Network Ten
Spicks and Specks comedy/quiz – Establishing Director. ABC
Australia’s Brainiest Kid – Director. Crackerjack / Network Ten
The Einstein Factor comedy/quiz – Director. Sparkz / ABC
Live at the Chapel live music series – Director. mcm
TV Week Logie Awards comedy opening sequence & sketches – Director. Nine Network
The Xtra Factor – Director. Grundy / Network Ten
Forensic pilot (drama/contest) – Director. Grundy
The Footy Show “Bullet & Gunn” – Director/ Producer. Nine Network
Commercials – Creative Director, Producer, Director. Thousand Words Productions
+DIRECTOR...Dancing with the Stars (profile shoots series 2 & 3) / Good Friday Appeal / Insight (SBS) /
The Wedge pilot (consultant) / 5 Decades of Laughs & Legends (consultant) / Gut Instinct pilot (Grundy)
 

2004
Hamish & Andy comedy/variety – Director. Seven Network
Bread infotainment – Supervising Producer. Communicate Productions / Network Ten
Living Longer; The National Life Expectancy Test event – Director. Seven Network
Games of the XXVIII Olympiad highlights programming - Director. Seven Network
Commercials – Creative Director, Producer, Director. Thousand Words Productions
The Footy Show “Hank Bulger MD” – Director/ Producer. Nine Network
+DIRECTOR...Dancing with the Stars (profile shoots series 1) / Good Friday Appeal / ESPN Question of Sport



2003

Commercials – Creative Director, Producer, Director. Thousand Words Productions

The Footy Show “The House of Bulger” – Director. DVD – Producer. Nine Network

Micallef Tonight comedy segments – Director. Nine Network

Bread infotainment – Supervising Producer. Communicate Productions / Network Ten

Fast Forward – Dragging Up The Past & One More Round – Director. Granada
Australia’s Most Identical Twins special – Studio Director. Seven Network
Birtles, Shorrock, Goble “Full Circle” concert DVD - Director. StreamAV
2003 TV Week Logie Awards – Associate Director. Nine Network
Fast Food comedy pilots – Director. Seven Network
Saturday Night comedy/variety pilot – Performance/Sketch Director. Crackerjack / Nine
+DIRECTOR...Sportsworld / News / Good Friday Appeal / Rex Hunt Footy Panel / Brownlow Medal (Assoc)
 

2002
Quiz Master – Director. Seven Network
XVII Commonwealth Games, Manchester Breakfast – Director. Seven Network
Tonight Live Revisited with Steve Vizard – Producer (& concept). Granada
Cold Live at the Chapel music series – Director. mcm
World’s Greatest Commercials – Director. Prime Time Productions / Seven Network
Melbourne me! Launch – videos & commercials – Producer / Director / Editor. Nine
Fast Forward Ten Year Bash – Director. Granada
Commercials – Producer / Director. Various
+DIRECTOR...Various programs – Fox Footy Channel / sn:tv / News / Rex Hunt Footy Panel / Sportsworld
 

2001
Russell Gilbert Was Here! sketch comedy – Producer / Director. Nine Network
Cold Live at the Chapel music series – Director. mcm
The Guido Hatzis Lecture Series – Director. thecomedychannel / Granada
Sportsworld (revised format) infotainment – establishing Director. Seven Network
The Fugitive pilot – Producer / Director. Screen Hogs / Network Ten
Pants on Fire pilot – Producer / Director. Screen Hogs / Network Ten
Centenary of Federation Parade – Director. Seven Network
+DIRECTOR...Rex Hunt Footy Panel / AFL on FOX / Tripod “Tosswinkle Live” video /
Good Friday Appeal / News / Commercials


2000
Games of the XXVII Olympiad – Director. Seven Network: Host Broadcaster

Russell Gilbert Live comedy / variety show – Producer / Sketch Director. Nine Network
Denton meets Thorpe in the Deep End chat special – Director. Sportsworld / Seven

Cold Live at the Chapel music series – Director. mcm

Generator – Foo Fighters music clip – Live Coverage Director.
AFL on FOX – Director. Flying Start Entertainment
World’s Greatest Commercials – Director. Prime Time Productions / Seven Network
 

pre 2000 stuff includes...
The Adventures of Lano & Woodley [s02] comedy  – Series Director.

The Eric Bana Show - Live  variety / comedy - Director.

Jimeoin [series 2] , comedy  - Series Director.

Tonight Live - Director (permanent); 200 hours of live and live-to-tape variety.

Fast Forward - Director, Writer, Associate Director.

AUS: Australia’s Ultimate Songs – Producer / Director.
T.V. Week Logie Awards; Comedy Prelude - Director / Writer.
Shell Confidential short feature, major product launch - Producer.
Fast Forward’s Funniest Send-Ups Compilation Series - Producer.
The Best Of Tonight Live compilations - Producer / Editor.
Night of 1000 Laughs: comedy compilation featuring the “Fast Forward” cast in original sketches produced exclusively for this format - Producer / Director.
The Best of Fast Forward home video release - Producer.
Tonight Live; Live from London – Director.
Denise live variety – establishing Director.
Battle of the Sexes light entertainment  – establishing Director.
Something Stupid sketch comedy – Live Night Director.
Australian Open Tennis Match Courts - Director.

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