Speaker Details

Full Name
Andrew Farrell
Company
CJZ
Job Title
Head of Factual
Biography
Andrew Farrell is an AACTA & Logie Award winning producer who is Head of Factual at Sydney based production company CJZ.

With 37 years experience in the media, Andrew has worked as a TV news reporter & producer, magazine editor & feature writer, television field producer, writer, series producer and executive producer.

As a writer and producer for Australian & US networks his work has had an eclectic range from science & technology with Beyond 2000 & Mythbusters to the pioneering years of reality on Big Brother & My Restaurant Rules, and the boom in true crime on US series Deadly Women, Behind Mansion Walls, Dark Minds & Facing Evil.

As Head of Factual at CJZ since 2016 he has been directly involved in the development and production of series: Court Justice, Demolition Man, & The Great Australian Cookbook for Foxtel. True crime series Undercurrent for the Seven Network and Marry Me, Marry My Family & Christians Like Us for SBS.

He was Executive Producer for the AACTA nominated feature documentary Jimmy Barnes - Working Class Boy, and Executive Producer of the Foxtel series Ron Iddles: The Good Cop which won the 2019 Logie award for the most outstanding factual or documentary program.

In 2020 he was Executive Producer of the hit true crime series Murder in the Outback: The Falconio & Lees Mystery which won the AACTA award for best documentary or factual program. His ABC series Shaun Micallef's On The Sauce was also nominated in the same category.
Ready, Steady, Pitch! topic
CJZ has very broad tastes - from crime to cooking. We are open to hearing pitches on unscripted series that have been created with a strong sense of the target audience and broadcaster and come with proven access to a place, person or story.
Country (Address)
Australia
Andrew Farrell