CJZ is one of Australia’s leading independently owned production companies, producing original primetime content for networks and streamers here and across the globe. The company works across all genres – specialising in factual, entertainment, comedy and drama.
Signature programs include the ABC’s long running entertainment show Gruen, Bondi Rescue (Ten), crime series Murder in the Outback (Channel 4 UK/Seven Network), true crime series The Good Cop (Foxtel) winner of the 2019 Factual Logie, Homicide (Seven), Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery (ABC), Undercurrent (Seven) Shaun Micallef’s On The Sauce (ABC), Life Drawing Live (SBS), Question Everything (ABC), Russel Howcroft’s MOJO documentary (ABC), Jimmy Barnes – Working Class Boy (Universal/Seven), and the ground-breaking format Go Back to Where You Came From (SBS) which won an International Emmy, and the top TV award in the world, the Rose d’Or.
CJZ’s drama credits include three seasons of My Life is Murder starring Lucy Lawless (Ten/Acorn), Darby and Joan starring Bryan Brown and Greta Scacchi (Acorn) House of Hancock, a biopic on one of the world’s richest (and most litigious) women (Nine), House of Bond, the rags to riches to rags tale of fallen entrepreneur and Americas Cup winner Alan Bond, a quiver of seven Blackjack telemovies (Ten/BBC) and The Great Mint Swindle (Nine).
CJZ’s scripted comedies include Mr Black (Ten), Street Smart (Ten), You’re Skitting Me (ABC Me) and Shaun Micallef’s The Ex-PM (ABC).
CJZ’s CEO is Matt Campbell, previously Director of Content at SBS and former MD of Shine Australia. Director of Production is Toni Malone. The company’s founders are Managing Director Nick Murray and Creative Director Michael Cordell.
CJZ is proud to include NZ production company Greenstone as part of the group headed by CEO Rachel Anthony. Greenstone produces some of the best known shows on television including Highway Patrol, Motorway Patrol, Border Patrol and Renters. Drama productions include collaborating on My Life is Murder (now shooting in New Zealand), Vegas and three series of tween drama Cul de Sac.
CJZ has offices in Redfern, Sydney. We work on Gadigal land, part of the Eora nation. We acknowledge and respect the first custodians, their descendants and celebrate their culture.