we tell stories

Armchair Safari tells stories and has fun doing it. We can come up with a brilliant idea and then PRODUCE, DIRECT and POST-PRODUCE that idea ONLINE or ON-AIR for you.

We are an award winning BOUTIQUE CONTENT CREATION production company that make broadcast and branded DIGITAL CONTENT, TELEVISION,  COMMERCIALS, DOCUMENTARIES, TV SERIES, FILM TRAILERS and PROMOS.  We also work in TELEVISION DEVELOPMENT if you've got an idea that you need to fly. 

Armchair Safari also offers high quality content solutions to live broadcast streaming. We also offer high quality content solutions to live broadcast streaming.

All images used courtesy Armchair Safari Productions

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tim thatcher 

TIM THATCHER is a Sydney based DIRECTOR, and PRODUCER  working within the industry since 2000 and has a deep understanding of television development, creation and production. He has worked across many facets of the industry with a core expertise in Producing, Directing, Development & Writing as well as dealing with Advertising Clients and Live Television.  

Tim specialises in travel and food television and content with a range of TV shows such as Getaway, Destination Flavour & Restaurant Australia up his sleeve as well as branded content series for Coles, Cadbury, Devondale, Asko, Hachette, Nespresso and Harris Scarfe. He has also worked with Network Ten, Network Seven, SBS and the Nine Network in the development and creation of shows for broadcast and produced large scale LIVE broadcasts like the New Years Eve Fireworks Show (2011, 2012, 2013) as well as award shows including the ASTRAs, the ARIAs, the MTV Music Awards, Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, Big Day Out, CMC Music Awards & The Golden Guitars

His experience in television includes roles as a Producer, Supervising Producer & Challenge Producer on series such as Celebrity Apprentice Australia (S1), The Biggest Loser (S6),  Junior MasterChef Australia (S1) and The One: The Search For Australia’s Most Gifted Psychic (S2). All of these shows were wildly successful but none more so than Australia’s Highest Rating non-sport show ever,  Masterchef Australia (S2). 

In his spare time, he works as a professional PHOTOGRAPHER. He has provided publicity photography for all of his shows and has photographed heaps of Chefs that you know and love

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sarah emery

Line Producer, Production Manager, Legend, SARAH EMERY is one of the best in the biz. 

Harking from the UK, SARAH EMERY has production manager credits from working with Shine, Endemol, Channel 4, Network Seven, Zapruder and ITV Studios under her belt managing big shows including I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, Australia's Next Top Model, Big Brother, Gruen Planet, Changing Faces & Spelling Bee as well SBS Australia for their Food & Lifestyle programs.

Since starting at Armchair Safari she has coordinated all of our food, lifestyle and branded productions and is a dream to work with. 



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If you've seen a photo promoting a TV Show on the side of a bus, good chances are Lizzie has taken it. 

ELIZABETH ALLNUTT  is a Director/ Photographer specialising in people, interiors, tourism and nature. Her work reflects her commitment to creating powerful images that convey her professionalism, efficiency and loyalty to the message her clients wish to covey. 

Elizabeth’s client list includes TCN9, Network10, Foxtel, DMG Radio, Harper Collins, The Keystone Group, Bauer Media, AWOL and Lirrwi Tourism to name a few. As well as many of Australia’s well known celebrities.

Resting along side her corporate and media portfolio is her body of work as a humanitarian & conservation photographer. Each picture is designed to inspire social awareness, invite empathy for our planet and reflect the essence of indigenous culture.