Ian Collie is one of Australia’s most experienced producers and the founder of Easy Tiger, having previously run the scripted division of Essential Media.
His credits include the iconic ABC comedy Rake (five seasons with ABC TV), and Nine’s Doctor Doctor (aka The Heart Guy, two seasons). He has produced two series and three telemovies of the crime drama Jack Irish, and the telemovie The Broken Shore, all based on the award-winning novels of Peter Temple.
Ian is also the producer of SBS dramas Sunshine (2017) and The Principal (2016) and ABC TV tele-feature Hell Has Harbour Views (2005). He was nominated for a PGA Award for his work producing the Disney feature film Saving Mr Banks (2013) starring Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks.
Prior to Essential, he produced a raft of acclaimed documentaries for Hilton Cordell; was the executive director for the Arts Law Centre of Australia, and a solicitor for Slater and Gordon and Cashman & Partners.Back to Speakers