New Docklands Studios CEO
Experienced film industry executive Antony Tulloch has been announced as the new CEO of Docklands Studios Melbourne (DSM).
Mr Tulloch replaces Rod Allan who will retire at the end of March after 13 successful years, during which the studio has helped drive significant growth in Victoria’s screen industry.
DSM board chair said, “Antony Tulloch takes the reins at an exciting time for the studio, with the imminent opening of a new super stage that will expand stage capacity by more than 60 per cent and enable the facility to host bigger productions than ever before.”
Antony Tulloch started his career as a lighting technician in Melbourne in 1985 and over the years he has worked in various aspects of filmmaking, with credits on major projects including The Pacific, Life of Pi, and The Great Gatsby. His most recently worked as the general manager of studio operations at Iskandar Malaysia Studios, the largest purpose-built filming facility in South-East Asia.
He said he was “delighted to be returning to Melbourne at a time of great activity and opportunity for the screen industry.”
“Docklands Studios Melbourne is a premier facility with an excellent and hard-earned reputation for supporting productions. I am excited to be joining and look forward to building on the strong legacy that Rod Allan leaves,” he said.
A number of major productions are slated to use the studio in 2022, including Amazon’s sci-fi thriller Foe, NBC’s hit drama La Brea (season two) and Robbie Williams’ biopic Better Man •