Tony Ayres

Tony Ayres is one of Australia’s most prolific and award-winning showrunners, writers and directors. He is one of the founding members of Matchbox Pictures, now owned by NBCU. Tony now runs Tony Ayers Productions (TAP). His current project, Clickbait, is the number 1 TV show globally for Netflix. Tony was executive producer on Wanted, Glitch and The Family Law, and produced miniseries Barracuda and Seven Types of Ambiguity. Tony’s other television credits include The Slap and its US remake, Underground: The Julian Assange Story, The Straits, and Saved. Tony’s first feature film, Walking on Water, won the Teddy Award at Berlin in 2002, and five AFI awards, while his second feature, The Home Song Stories,premiered at Berlin and won 24 Australian and international awards, including eight AFI Awards.