Northern Pictures is a TV production company that delivers large scale factual television to the Australian and international market, with a focus on wildlife and social documentaries, as well as factually inspired drama.

As a champion of original content, Northern Pictures is a factual production company known for innovation, priding itself on documentary series underpinned by journalistic values, unique access and cinematic sensibilities.

In its fifth year of production, the company has produced some of Australia’s most awarded and recognized documentary content. This includes unique social issues series including Changing Minds, Once Upon a Time in Cabramatta, Once Upon a Time in Punchbowl and Tip of the Iceberg.

The production company has also become a leader in the field of natural history, delivering international series including Kakadu, Great White Matrix, Secret Life of Pearls, Saltwater Heroes, and Life on the Reef.

Always looking to innovate, Northern Pictures has branched into mixed genre docu-comedy Lukewarm Sex and vérité series Love at First Flight. The company also has its first documentary features currently in production.

Our slate of factual content delivers to broadcasters including ABC TV, SBS, Arte, TLC, PBS, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Channel 9.

The programs produced by the company have won numerous Walkley Journalism awards, AACTAs, Logie nominations, as well as prizes at New York festivals, Cannes Media, CICSEP in China and INPUT festival, Tokyo.


Northern Pictures is a Blue Ant Media company.

Blue Ant Media is an international content producer, distributor and channel operator headquartered in Toronto (Canada) with operations in London, Los Angeles, Washington, Beijing, Singapore, Taipei, Sydney, Auckland and Dunedin.