Jim Robison is a AACTA nominated producer from Australia . Jim studied a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance Major) at Newcastle University after short time in the Australian Army Reserve and after working for a Chartered Accounting Firm he moved to work in the finance department of Australia's largest record company, Universal Music. Since leaving the corporate world Jim has worked in a range of below the line and above the line roles ranging from producing, executive producing, assistant directing and writing. Jim has produced and executive produced feature films, Network TV series, Music Videos, TVC's and corporate videos ranging in budgets from $500K to $25M. Jim is an expert at raising private & debt equity and has assisted in raising finance for feature film projects and TV series with total cumulative budgets of over $60M AUD. Jim is producing the feature film "Switzerland", starring Helen Mirren, directed by Anton Corbijn, based on the award winning play by Joanna Murray Smith which New York based Sales Agent - FilmNation pre-sold multiple territories at the 2023 Berlin Film Festival / (European Film Market). Jim is working with renown director Alex Proyas on his latest feature film "Heaven" and negotiated and closed the pre-sale with ICON FILMS (Distribution) for Australia / NZ rights. Jim has produced and executive produced films which have sold to US distributors such as Saban, Vertical Entertainment, Cinedigm Entertainment Group and Australian steamers such as NETFLIX, STAN, BINGE / FOXTEL, PARAMOUNT+ & AMAZON, Channel Nine and Network Seven to name a few. Films that Jim has produced have played at over 40 film festivals in almost 20 countries around the world including Australia, USA, China, Poland, Norway, Ireland, United Kingdom, Middle East, South Korea, France, Spain & Germany picking up an array of wins & nominations; including winning the FIPRESCI (The International Federation of Film Critics) Jury Prize in Germany in 2020. Jim now lives in in the Northern Rivers of NSW with his wife and daughter. Jim also manages Mystery Clock Cinema, Established in 1987 which is one of Australia's most renown production companies. Founded by Alex Proyas which has produced Studio films that have achieved Global box office returns of over $300M USD collectively including films with LIONSGATE, SUMMIT, NEW LINE CINEMA, SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES and 20TH CENTURY FOX.
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