Transmission Films is a leading independent film distributor bringing the best local and international films to Australian and New Zealand audiences.
Utopia is Transmission's Joint Venture with Sue Clothier. Utopia is a producer of factual content for all platforms.
Joint Managing Directors Richard Payten and Andrew Mackie launched Transmission in 2008. Since then Transmission has released such films as The King's Speech, Amour, Samson & Delilah, The Railway Man, Calvary, Shame, Tracks, Mr Turner, Holding The Man, Suffragette, Carol, Brooklyn and Lion.
Richard and Andrew’s 23-year partnership has seen them release over 180 films and generate over $340 million at the box office. The films they have acquired and distributed have won 9 Palme d’Ors, been nominated for 51 Academy Awards and received over 220 AACTA nominations. They have handled the release and marketing campaigns for over 100 Australian Films. Other films they have released during their careers include Boy, The Painted Veil, Quartet, Beneath Hill 60, An Education, Mr Holmes, Le Week-End, Blue is the Warmest Colour, 20 Feet From Stardom, Dead Man, Control, The White Ribbon, Charlie & Boots, Antichrist, The World's Fastest Indian, Good Night And Good Luck, The Guard, Volver, Secrets & Lies, Swimming Pool, Fish Tank, Super Size Me, Rabbit Proof Fence and Strictly Ballroom.